LOS ANGELES (June 1, 2009) Darryl Y. Sue, MD, an investigator at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) will receive the Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award for his "sustained excellence as a teacher" on Friday.
The David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will honor Dr. Sue at its Hippocratic Oath Ceremony. The award he is receiving is presented to teachers who "carried an exceptional clinical teaching load," demonstrated "sustained excellence as a teacher over multiple years, demonstrated evidence of a scholarly approach to teaching and clinical work" and became known for the "value of their teaching and clinical care."
"Congratulations to Dr. Sue for this wonderful recognition of the many contributions he has made to the next generation of physicians and researchers," said LA BioMed President and CEO Carole Wagner Vallianos, Esq. "LA BioMed is a proven training ground for the researchers of tomorrow, and this award is further evidence of the Institute's outstanding faculty."
In addition to his role as a LA BioMed investigator, Dr. Sue is a professor of clinical medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and program director and associate chair in the Department of Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He joined the faculty in 1979 as the director of respiratory therapy and director of the medical intensive care unit.
He has published papers in the area of cardiopulmonary exercise testing, asthma, pulmonary gas exchange and lung disease. He is a co-author for the four editions of "Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation," co-editor and co-author of the three editions of "Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Critical Care" and co-editor of "Current Essentials of Critical Care."
Dr. Sue was on the editorial boards of CHEST and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. In 2005, he received the Clinical Educator Award from the American Thoracic Society's Clinical Problems Assembly.
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