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ACP Announces New Masters and Awardees for 2018-2019

The Awards Committee is pleased to announce that the Board of Regents has approved the following individuals and institutions to receive College awards and Masterships during the 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting.

If you would like to personally congratulate any of the new awardees or Masters, please contact Meghann Williams, Administrator, Awards Program, by e-mail at, 800-523-1546, ext. 2714 or 215-351-2714.

Please join us in congratulating the awardees and new Masters.

John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine

John C. LaRosa, MD, MACP
Brooklyn, New York

James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine

Lawrence Deyton, MD
Washington, District of Columbia

Alfred Stengel Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the American College of Physicians

Virginia L. Hood, MBBS, MPH, MACP
Burlington, Vermont

American College of Physicians Award for Outstanding Work in Science as Related to Medicine

Mary M. Horowitz, MD, MACP
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cynthia Sears, MD, FACP
Baltimore, Maryland

Edward R. Loveland Memorial Award

The Connecticut Hospice
Branford, Connecticut

Jane F. Desforges Distinguished Teacher Award

Lewis E. Braverman, MD, MACP
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, MACP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award #1 from The Rosenthal Family Foundation

Shyam Kottilil, MBBS, FACP
Baltimore, Maryland

Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award #2 from The Rosenthal Family Foundation

The Grady Liver Clinic
Atlanta, Georgia

Ralph O. Claypoole Sr. Memorial Award for Devotion of a Career in Internal Medicine to the Care of Patients

Roger B. Daniels, MD, FACP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Humanism in Medicine

Joseph J. Fins, MD, MACP
New York, New York

Joseph F. Boyle Award for Distinguished Public Service

Vivek H. Murthy, MD
Washington, District of Columbia

Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service

Alan W. Keister, MD, FACP
Amarillo, Texas

Alvan R. Feinstein Award

David K. Henderson, MD, FACP
Bethesda, Maryland

Walter J. McDonald Award for Young Physicians

Jillian S. Catalanotti, MD, FACP
Arlington, Virginia

Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Award

Hind Rafei, MD
Houston, Texas

Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator

J. S. Neumeister, MD, FACP
Omaha, Nebraska

W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity and Access to Care

Deidra Crews, MD, FACP
Baltimore, Maryland

Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes

Ruth S. Weinstock, MD, FACP
Syracuse, New York

ACP Award for Distinguished Contributions to Behavioral Medicine

Kevin Volpp, MD, FACP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ACP Award for Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows

James B. Lewis Jr., MD, MACP
Memphis, Tennessee

ACP Award for a Distinguished Contribution by ACP National or Chapter Staff

John Derrickson
Ocean City, New Jersey

Steven E. Weinberger Award for Physician Executives/Leaders

D. Craig Brater, MD, MACP
Indianapolis, Indiana

Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Careers of Women in Medicine

Jeanne M. Clark, MD, FACP
Baltimore, Maryland


Robert L. Allison, MD, MACP
Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Keith B. Armitage, MD, MACP
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

John Zaven Ayanian, MD, MACP
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Harriet A. Bering, MD, MACP
Lexington, Massachusetts

David Blumenthal, MD, MACP
Brookline, Massachusetts

Marie L. Borum, MD, EdD, MPH, MACP
Fairfax Station, Virginia

Lewis E. Braverman, MD, MACP
Boston, Massachusetts

Marie T. Brown, MD, MACP
Riverside, Illinois

Patricia D. Brown, MD, MACP
Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan

Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, MACP
Washington, District of Columbia

James F. Bush, MD, MACP
Cheyenne, Wyoming

Lynn M. Cleary, MD, MACP
Syracuse, New York

Steven L. Cohn, MD, MACP
Miami Beach, Florida

Ellen M. Cosgrove, MD, MACP
Las Vegas, Nevada

John V. Cox, DO, MACP
Dallas, Texas

Richard E. Deichmann Jr., MD, MACP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, MACP
Jefferson, Louisiana

Charlene M. Dewey, MD, MACP
Nashville, Tennessee

Andrew S. Dunn, MD, MACP
Montebello, New York

Donald Echenberg, MD, MACP
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

Linda S. Efferen, MD, MACP
Dix Hills, New York

Roberto Esguerra, MD, MACP
Bogota, Colombia

George D. Everett, MD, MACP
Casselberry, Florida

S. Clark Fincher, MD, MACP
Searcy, Arkansas

Thomas E. Finucane, MD, MACP
Columbia, Maryland

Bruce D. Fisher, MD, MACP
Edison, New Jersey

Gordon L. Fung, MD, MACP
San Francisco, California

Gregory C. Gardner, MD, MACP
Seattle, Washington

Ray H. Hall Jr., MD, MACP
Jonesboro, Arkansas

Walid M. Hassan, MBBCh, MACP
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Michael M. Hawkins, MD, MACP
Meggett, South Carolina

Jairo T. Hidal, MD, MACP
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Carrie A. Horwitch, MD, MACP
Seattle, Washington

Quazi Tarikul Islam, MBBS, MACP
Dhaka, Bangladesh

David A. Johnson, MD, MACP
Norkolk, Virginia

Daniel W. Jones, MD, MACP
Jackson, Mississippi

Gregory C. Kane, MD, MACP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John C. LaRosa, MD, MACP
Brooklyn, New York

Lia S. Logio, MD, MACP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robert H. Lohr, MD, MACP
Rochester, Minnesota

Ana María López, MD, MPH, MACP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Germán E. Malaret, MD, MACP
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ernest D. Moritz, MD, MACP
New Haven, Connecticut

Stuart B. Mushlin, MD, MACP
Longboat Key, Florida

Robert J. Nardino, MD, MACP
Madison, Connecticut

James S. Newman, MD, MACP
Rochester, Minnesota

Robert C. Pendleton, MD, MACP
Draper, Utah

John R. Pierce Jr., MD, MACP
Denver, Colorado

Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, MACP
Austin, Texas

Joel H. Popkin, MD, MACP
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Orlando Quesada-Vargas, MD, MACP
San Jose, Coasta Rica

COL Rechell G. Rodriguez, MD, MACP
San Diego, California

Maher A. Roman, MD, MACP
Loma Linda, California

Donna P. Seminara, MD, MACP
Staten Island, New York

Joseph I. Shapiro, MD, MACP
Huntington, West Virginia

Robert S. Urban, MD, MACP
Amarillo, Texas

Andrew J. Varney, MD, MACP
Springfield, Illinois

Soma Wali, MD, MACP
Porter Ranch, California

John A. Walker, MD, MACP
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, MACP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Joyce E. Wipf, MD, MACP
Edmonds, Washington