Philadelphia County Medical Society


The Philadelphia County Medical Society requests your nominations for the following Awards:

Strittmatter Award

Since 1923, the Strittmatter Award, the Society’s most prestigious scientific award honors a PCMS physician who has demonstrated to the Society the most valuable contributions to the healing art, surgical or medical.

Requirements: A physician colleague should submit the nominating letter(s), and include the candidate’s current c.v.

Strittmatter Award Nomination Form

Cristol Award

Presented to a PCMS member who has made valuable contributions to the Society. Requirements: Nominated by a physician member, the letter of nomination should include the candidate’s activities in the Medical Society.

Cristol Award Nomination Form

Practitioner of the Year Award

Presented to a PCMS member for excellence in patient care and community service. Requirements: Letter(s) of nomination may be sent by physician colleagues, medical students and staff. Please include written, specific examples of community service.

Practitioner of the Year Award Nomination Form

The Dr. Vanitha Appadorai Vaidya Award for Humaneness in Medicine

Presented to a PCMS Resident/Fellow physician for their skills in working with people, patients, and their families and understanding human as well as clinical needs. Medical students, Physicians and Professional Staff are urged to submit nominating letter(s) and include written examples of their nominee’s humaneness.

The Dr. Vanitha Appadorai Vaidya Award for Humaneness in Medicine Nomination Form

If you would prefer to submit your nominations via mail, please send them to:

Award Chair c/o PCMS
2100 Spring Garden Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19130

You may also e-mail your nomination letter with information to: [email protected].

For information please call (215) 563-5343.

The Awards will be presented during our annual President’s Installation dinner.

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