CHICAGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced the 30 recipients of the 2009 AMA Foundation Leadership Awards. Presented in association with Pfizer Inc, this award recognizes medical students, residents and fellows and early career physicians for their nonclinical leadership skills in organized medicine, education, public health or community service. The Leadership Awards are part of the AMA Foundation's Excellence in Medicine Awards program, which will be presented at a dinner on March 9, 2009 in Washington D.C., prior to the AMA National Advocacy Conference.
"Through actions such as leading a free clinic, changing health policy, conducting cutting-edge research or volunteering on a global level, these men and women have shown tremendous potential for joining the next generation of medical leaders," said Jean Howard, president of the AMA Foundation. "I am confident that these outstanding individuals will provide the necessary leadership to improve health care delivery in our country."
The 2009 AMA Foundation Leadership Award recipients are:
Robert Evan Accordino, MSc, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Stephanie Lyn Andrus,
Richard A. Brucker,
Jamie S. Eng, Chicago Medical School
Hayley M. Fischer, Brody School of Medicine,
Felicity L. Kelly,
Nicholas Ovanda Meo, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Abimbola Adebisi Obafemi,
Gina M. Porter,
Residents and Fellows
Jaspal Singh Ahluwalia, M.D., M.P.H., The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Preventive Medicine Residency
Alexander Ding, M.D., M.S., Massachusetts General Hospital/
Sabesan Karuppiah, M.D., D.F.M., Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Family Medicine Residency
Beth Lawson Loney, M.D., Wesley Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
Andrew Carl Miller, M.D.,
Rosalyn T. Nguyen, M.D.,
Anathea C. Powell, M.D.,
Christian Charles Shults, M.D., Washington Hospital Center, General Surgery Residency
Karen Marie Winkfield, M.D., Ph.D.,
Early Career Physicians
Noel N. Deep, M.D., F.A.C.P., General internist, Antigo, Wis.
Apurv Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., Caritas Norwood Hospital, Norwood, Mass.
Ryan Jense, M.D.,
Peter Byung-Hoon Kang, M.D., F.A.A.P., Children's Hospital Boston and
Shilpen Patel, M.D.,
As the philanthropic arm of the American Medical Association, the AMA Foundation is committed to supporting programs in medical education and public health. Please visit www.amafoundation.org or call (312)464-4200 for more information.
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