Chapter awardees

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.


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 fall 2015:

Arizona

Ernesto Luis Aguilar, MD, FACP–Volunteerism Award

Arkansas

Robert C. Lavender, MD, FACP–Robert S. Abernathy Award

Robert Hopkins, MD, FACP–Volunteerism Award

California Northern

Peter Rudd, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Nora F. Goldschlager, MD, MACP–Laureate Award

Edward A. Chow, MD, FACP–Lifetime Achievement Award

Terrie Mendelson, MD, MACP–Distinguished Teacher/Mentorship Award

Selina Shah, MD, FACP–Distinguished Teacher/Mentorship Award

Michael R. Lawson, MD–Volunteerism Award

California Southern I

Michael E. Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP–Laureate Award

Georgia

Emmett J. Doerr, MS, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Danny Allen Newman, Jr., MD, FACP–Mark Silverman Award

Parth Desai–Outstanding Medical Student in Volunteerism and Advocacy Award

Harika Gorti–Outstanding Medical Student in Volunteerism and Advocacy Award

Ashruta Patel–Outstanding Medical Student in Volunteerism and Advocacy Award

George Waldon Garriss, MD, MACP–J. Willis Hurst Award

Rep Sharon Cooper–Leadership Award

Maura George, MD–Volunteerism and Community Service Award

William H. Salazar, MD, FACP, FAACH–Volunteerism and Community Service Award

Maine

Nancy A. Hasenfus, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Lesley Brown Gordon, MD–Vignette Award

Minnesota

Peter T. Smyth, MD, FACP–Community Service Award

Mark Liebow, MD, MPH, FACP–Laureate Award

Montana

Steven M. Chrzanowski, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

New Mexico

Michelle Harkins, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

William S. Palmer, MD, FACP–Excellence in Teaching Award

Christopher Gonzaga, MD, FACP–Community Service and Volunteerism Award

Alisha Parada, MD, FACP–Early Career Physician Leadership Award

Patrick Rendon, MD, FACP–Early Career Physician Leadership Award

Ohio

Anthony F. Cutrona, MD FACP–Jams S. Tan, MD, MACP Laureate Award

Cynthia H. Ledford, MD, FACP–Evelyn V. Hess, MD, MACP Master Teacher Award

Troy W. Bishop, MD, FACP–Evelyn V. Hess, MD, MACP Master Teacher Award

Richard A. Paat, MD FACP–Volunteerism & Community Service Award

Oklahoma

James H. Baker, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Ontario

Peter Bolli–Laureate Award

Bernard Zinman–Laureate Award

Oregon

Sima Desai, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP–Howard P. Lewis Distinguished Service Award

Claudia S. Leonard, MD, FACP–Howard P. Lewis Distinguished Teacher Award

Christina Isabel Baumann, MD–Outstanding Early Career Physician Award

Andre M. Mansoor, MD–Outstanding Early Career Physician Award

South Carolina

Mary Beth Poston, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Joseph F. John, Jr., MD, FACP–James McFarland Award

Deborah J. DeWaay, MD, FACP–Early Career Physician Award

Texas

Phillip T. Cain, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Robert W. Haley, MD, FACP–Laureate Award

Lysbeth W. Miller, MD, MACP–Laureate Award

Gordon B. Strom, Jr., MD,FACP–Volunteerism and Community Service Award

Lianne Marks, MD, PhD, FACP–Council of Early Career Physicians Young Physician Leader of the Year

Ildefonso Ismael Rodriguez Rivera, MD–TXACP Services Snyder/Chumley Advocate of the Year Award

Shaoli Chaudhuri–Andy Diehl on Being a Doctor Writing Compeition Award

Susan L. Andrew, MD–GIMSPP Emerald Award

Khanh D. Vu, MD, FACP–GIMSPP Decade of Services Award

Pamela D. Dugano-Daphnis, MD–GIMSPP Decade of Services Award

Stuart C. Pickell, MD, FACP–GIMSPP Decade of Services Award

Amy E. Barnett, DO–GIMSPP Decade of Services Award

Lonzetta L. Newman, MD, FACP–GIMSPP Decade of Services Award

Washington

Irl Hirsch, MD, MACP–Laureate Award

Paul Smith, MD, FACP–Internist of the Year

Stephanie Fosback, MD–Golden Apple Award

Gemma O’Keefe, MD–Golden Apple Award

Richard Arnold, MD, FACP–Community Service Award

Catherine Bree Johnston, MD, FACP–Community Service Award

David Roach, MD–Student of the Year Award

Wisconsin

Joel D. Miller, DO, FACP–Distinguished Internist of the Year Award

Michael J. O’Brien, MD, FACP–Community Based Physician and Mentor Award

Barbara A. Slawski, MD, FACP–Helen Dickie Award for Outstanding Woman Physician

Rupesh Prasad, MD, MPH, FACP–Young Internist of the Year Award

Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MACP–Laureate Award

Noel N. Deep, MD, FACP–Addis Costello Internist of the Year Award