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.

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.

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.

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.

An online form for this award is now available.
Click here to view the nomination form for the Dr. Vanitha Appadorai Vaidya Award for Humaneness in Medicine.

Please send your nominations 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 phone (215) 563-5343 Ext. 113.

The Awards will be presented during the annual PCMS President’s Installation dinner in June.

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