ACP member since 1997
David C. Dale, MD professor of Medicine at the University of Washington, is a native of Knoxville, TN, and graduated from Harvard Medical School. During six years at the National Institutes of Health, he developed a lasting interest in research on inflammation, neutrophils, and the clinical problem of neutropenia, an interest bridging the specialties of hematology, oncology and infectious diseases. Dr. Dale is actively involved in teaching and patient care at the University of Washington Medical Center. He previously served as the dean of the School of Medicine, University of Washington, and president of the American College of Physicians, the medical honor society-Alpha Omega Alpha, the Western Association of Physicians and the Society of General Internal Medicine. He is a former member of the Board of Regents for the American College of Physicians, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the medicine textbook, ACP Medicine and former member of the Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health & Society for the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health.
The American College of Physicians Award was established by the Board of Regents on November 15, 1958. It is bestowed for outstanding work in science as related to medicine.