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Robert Bonow, MD Honored for Outstanding Service by the American College of Cardiology
Date:4/1/2008

Bonow Named Master of the American College of Cardiology during ceremonies at the 57th Annual Scientific Session Held this Week in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert O. Bonow, MD, chief, Division of Cardiology, co-director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine was recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) as Master of the American College of Cardiology (MACC) during ceremonies held this week at the ACC's 57th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago.

First given in 1998, MACC honorees are recognized for their outstanding service to the ACC. To be eligible for the MACC, recipients must have been a dedicated fellow (member) of the ACC for more than fifteen years. No more than four Master designations are awarded each year.

Dr. Bonow is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. His clinical interests include congestive heart failure, nuclear cardiology, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and went on to complete his internship and residency at the university's hospital. He completed his fellowship at the Cardiology Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Dr. Bonow was the president of the American Heart Association (2002-2003), served on its Board of Directors (1999-2004), chaired its Clinical Science Committee (2001-2002), Council on Clinical Cardiology (1999-2001), and Committee on Scientific Sessions Program (1998-2000). In addition, he is a member of the Board of Extramural Advisors of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and serves on the Clinical Research Roundtable of the Institute of Medicine. He has previously served on the board of trustees of the American College of Cardiology and on the Subspecialty Board on Cardiovascular Disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

The ACC was chartered in 1949 and currently has 28,000 members. Its mission is to advocate for quality cardiovascular care through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines, and to influence health care policy. Fellows of the ACC, the foremost professional society representing heart specialists in the United States and throughout the world, are adult cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, researchers and academicians, or specialists in a cardiovascular-related field. ACC members represent the majority of board-certified cardiovascular physicians in the United States.

About Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of the country's premier academic medical centers and is the primary teaching hospital of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Northwestern Memorial and its Prentice Women's Hospital and Stone Institute of Psychiatry have 897 beds along with 1,424 affiliated physicians and 6,464 employees. Northwestern Memorial is recognized for providing state-of-the-art patient care and exemplary clinical and surgical advancements in the areas of cardiothoracic and vascular care, gastroenterology, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology, organ and bone marrow transplantation, and women's health.

Northwestern Memorial received the prestigious 2005 National Quality Health Care Award and is listed in eight specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2007 rankings for "America's Best Hospitals." For seven years running, Northwestern Memorial has been rated among the nation's "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine and has been chosen by Chicagoans for more than a decade as their "most preferred hospital" according to the National Research Corporation's annual survey. Northwestern Memorial carries the Magnet status designation in nursing, the highest recognition possible for patient care and nursing excellence.


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