ACP member since 2014
Antonio M. Gotto, MD, was chairman of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine from 1977 until 1996 when he assumed the role of dean of Weill Cornell Medical College through 2001. His prodigious output has included over 500 articles, 25 books and multiple invited lectures. Dr. Gotto has received many awards throughout his career, including AOA and a Rhodes Scholarship, and he has been recognized in Italy, Turkey, Japan and many other countries. Dr. Gotto is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. He was president of the American Heart Association and has served on more than 30 editorial boards. Dr. Gotto is currently dean emeritus of Weill Cornell Medical College and holds the Lewis Thomas University Professorship, while serving as vice president and provost for Medical Affairs Emeritus of Cornell University. He has relocated to Houston, Texas, where he is active in the Texas Medical Center as a senior member of The Methodist Hospital Research Institute.
The John Phillips Memorial Award was established by the Board of Regents on October 27, 1929. This award, which is bestowed for outstanding work in clinical medicine, honors Dr. Phillips, a governor and regent of the College.