John Alfred Walker, MD, FACP
Dr. John Alfred Walker was honored at the 2005 New Jersey American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting, as the recipient of the College Laureate Award. Dr. Walker is a graduate of Suny Health Science Center of Brooklyn and underwent fellowship training in nephrology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is a Professor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he is director of the nephrology-training program. He was advanced to ACP fellowship in 1988. He has served on the New Jersey ACP council for fourteen years and in that capacity has directed our chapter's summer preceptor program for medical students. This year he was appointed Chair of our chapter's Health and Policy Committee. The Chapter Laureate Award is presented to a Member, Fellow, or Master who has provided service to his community or chapter and demonstrates a commitment to excellence in medical care, education, and research. Dr. Walker is the embodiment of these attributes; the council congratulates him on his accomplishments.