The deadline to nominate a physician for one of the Pennsylvania Medical Society’s annual awards is fast approaching. If you would like to nominate a physician for PAMED’s Distinguished Service, Top Physicians Under 40, or Community Voluntary Service awards, please submit your nomination by Jan. 15, 2023. Everyday Hero Award nominations are accepted throughout the year. You can learn more and begin the nomination process at: https://www.pamedsoc.org/membership/awards
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award—given to PAMED members for lifetime achievements in medicine—is PAMED’s highest honor. Jonas E. Salk, MD, was named the award’s first recipient in 1956, for his role in developing the anti-polio vaccine.
Top Physicians Under 40
Throughout the commonwealth are talented early career physicians, who already are performing at a high level. Pennsylvania’s Top Physicians Under 40 recognizes on a yearly basis the best of the best early career physicians.
Physician Award for Community Voluntary Service
Created in 1992, this award recognizes physician members who have donated their time and expertise in community and international settings. In even-numbered years, it recognizes a member for his or her international volunteerism. In odd-numbered years, the award recognizes a member for his or her volunteerism in their community.
PAMED Everyday Hero Award
Do you know a Pennsylvania physician who goes above and beyond in helping patients? The Pennsylvania Medical Society encourages nominations for this monthly, member award.