SKMC Alumni Awards

2023 Nomination Deadline

To be considered for the 2023 SKMC Alumni Association Awards, nominations must be received by Friday, March 3, 2023.

Nomination Instructions

Nominations and supporting materials should be submitted by the above deadline to Cristina Geso at alumni@jefferson.edu.

Materials may also be sent by mail or delivered in person to:

Office of Alumni Relations
Attn: SKMC Alumni Awards
Thomas Jefferson University
Pinizzotto-Ammon Alumni Center
1020 Locust Street, Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact

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SKMC Alumni Awards

SKMC Alumni Achievement Award

The Alumni Achievement Award was established in 1964 to recognize the outstanding and distinguished professional achievements of medical college alumni. The award is presented each year during Alumni Weekend.

1964: Louis H. Clerf, MD '12
1964: Henry L. Bockus, MD '17
1965: Percival E. Foerderer
1966: Harold Stewart, MD '26
1967: Francis J. Braceland, MD '30
1968: Victor Heiser, MD 1897
1968: Abraham C. Cantarow, MD '24
1969: Leroy A. Schall, MD '17
1969: George C. Griffith, MD '26
1970: John H. Gibbon, Jr., MD '27
1970: Alexander J. Orenstein, MD '05
1970: Thaddeus L. Montgomery, MD '20
1971: Baldwin L. Keyes, MD '17
1972: George J. Willauer, MD '23
1973: William W. L. Glenn, MD '38
1974: Daniel Baker, Jr., MD '33
1975: Anthony F. DePalma, MD '29
1976: Jo Ono, MD '28
1977: J. Edward Berk, MD '36
1978: George M. Norwood
1978: Benjamin F. Haskell, MD '23
1979: John B. Montgomery, MD '26
1980: Warren W. Nichols, MD '54, PhD
1981: John Y. Templeton III, MD '41
1981: William F. Kellow, MD
1982: Joe Henry Coley, MD '34
1983: Frank J. Sweeney, Jr., MD '51
1984: Abraham E. Rakoff, MD '37
1985: Charley J. Smyth, MD '35
1986: Gerald D. Dodd, Jr., MD '47
1987: William R. Fair, MD '60
1988: Sheldon Gilgore, MD '56
1989: John J. Gartland, MD '44
1990: John H. Hodges, MD '39
1990: Frederick B. Wagner, Jr., MD '41
1991: J. Wallace Davis, MD '42
1992: Leonard Apt, MD '45
1993: John H. Harris, Jr., MD '53
1994: Gerald J. Marks, MD '49
1994: Herbert A. Saltzman, MD '52
1995: Marjorie A. Bowman, MD '76
1995: Murray N. Silverstein, MD '54
1996: Barbara F. Atkinson, MD '74
1997: Herbert A. Luscombe, MD '40
1997: Bernard J. Miller, MD '43
1997: William A. Staas Jr., MD '62
1998: Joseph C. Flanagan, MD '63
1998: Robert C. Gallo, MD '63
1998: Jay A. Nadel, MD '53
1999: John Henry Bauer, MD '69
1999: Anthony R. C. Dobell, MD SURG '56
1999: Joseph T. English, MD '58
2000: William L. Drew, MD '62
2000: Richard A. Insel, MD '69
2001: Benjamin Bacharach, MD '56
2001: Charles B. Higgins, MD '67
2002: Charles K. Francis, MD '65
2003: Richard P. Wenzel, MD '65
2004: James D. Heckman, MD '69
2004: Paul M. Weinberg, MD '69
2005: James P. Bagian, MD ‘77
2006: Monica Morrow, MD ‘76
2007: Phillip J. Marone, MD ’57
2008: Bruce E. Jarrell, MD ‘73
2009: Bartley P. Griffith, MD ‘74
2010: Thomas J. Nasca, MD ‘75
2011: Amilu Stewart, MD ‘65
2011: Carol Miller, MD ‘65
2012: Joseph M. Giordano, MD ‘67
2013: Peter C. Amadio, MD ‘73
2014: Alfred P. Spivack, MD ‘54
2015: Peter V. Scoles, MD ‘70
2016: Gerard T. Berry, MD ‘75
2016: Jay S. Skyler, MD ‘69
2017: Elliot J. Rayfield, MD '67
2018: Joseph R. Berger, MD ‘74
2019: Neal Flomenberg, MD '76
2020: Ronald J. Wapner, MD '72
2021: Sarah Sundborg Long, MD '70
2022: Col. Dean L. Winslow, MD '76

SKMC Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award was created in 2017 to recognize alumni posthumously for a lifetime of distinguished and outstanding achievements and contributions to their profession and/or field of interest, and for contributions benefitting their community and humanity.

2017: Sumner W. Jackson, MD 1914 (1891-1948)
2018: Donald Liu, MD ‘90 (1962-2012)
2019: Jonathan Letterman, MD 1849 (1824-1872)
2021: Rodger J. Winn, MD '63, Residency '66 (1938-2007)
2022: Joseph W. Sokolowski, Jr., MD '62 (1936-2017)

SKMC Early Career Alumni Award

The Early Career Alumni Award was established in 2020 to recognize medical college alumni, who are 10-20 years out from graduation, for their outstanding early career achievements and demonstrated strong potential to be future leaders in their chosen specialty. 

2020: Rachna Trivedi Shroff, MD '04
2021: Kenneth E. Remy, MD '04, MDSc, MSCI, FCCM
2022: Nicholas J. Ruggiero, II, MD '01, Residency '08