Chapter Awardees announced


Chapters honor Members, Fellows, and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, or service to their community, their chapter, and ACP. Awardees have a long history of excellence and peer approval in the specialty of internal medicine. In recognition of their outstanding service, these exceptional individuals received chapter awards in the spring and summer of 2013:

Alabama

Ross B. Vaugh, MD, FACP, Laureate Award

Alaska

Ruth Nighswander, RN, Volunteerism Award

Tom Nighswander, MD, Volunteerism Award

Chile

Maria Eugenia Pinto, MD, FACP, Laureate Award

Mississippi

Shirley Schlessinger, MD, FACP, Laureate Award

Rhode Island

Michele G. Cyr, MD, FACP, Milton Hamolsky Lifetime Achievement Award

Janice Kizirian, MD, FACP, Irving Addison Beck Laureate Award

Diane R. Siedlecki, MD, FACP, Governor's Award

Japan

Noriko Odani, MD, Best Abstract Award Young Physician Section

Kento Takahashi, Best Abstract Award Student Section

Daisuke Uchida, MD, Best Abstract Award Senior Physician Section

Wyoming

Ian Hunter, MD, FACP, Wyoming Chapter Award