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ACGME and Arnold P. Gold Foundation DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award

The ACGME and Arnold P. Gold Foundation DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award recognizes institutions with accredited residency/fellowship programs that are exemplary in fostering a respectful, supportive environment for medical education and the delivery of patient care, which leads to the personal and professional development of learners.

Dr. Arnold Gold (1925-2018) was remembered and honored during the 2018 ACGME Annual Educational Conference Awards presentation. As a pediatric neurologist, his belief in the importance of an empathetic bedside manner inspired young doctors to practice compassionate patient care, and led to the creation of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation now run by his wife Sandra Gold.

A quintessential physician and humanist, Dr. Gold profoundly influenced medical training and patient care throughout his long career through his teaching and practice, as well as the activities of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, established in 1988 with the help and support of his wife, Sandra, and his many patients, friends, and colleagues. Exemplifying the very essence of his belief in compassionate patient care and humanism, the Foundation has successfully partnered with many other organizations, utilizing education, role-modeling, publications, rituals, recognition, research, and national conferences to forward his passion and his practice.

Dr. DeWitt C. “Bud” Baldwin
2018 Award Recipients
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:

Carol J. Fox, MD, FAAFP, Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer, Excela Health Latrobe Hospital; Gregory Pouliot, PhD, Behavioral Medicine Director, Memorial Hospital of South Bend; Dale Patterson, MD, Designated Institutional Official, Memorial Hospital of South Bend; DeWitt (Bud) Baldwin Jr., Senior Scholar, ACGME, and his wife, Michele Baldwin;
Larry Tracy, President, Memorial Hospital of South Bend; Richard Levin, MD, President and CEO, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation

2017 Award Recipients
Montana Family Medicine
Montana Family Medicine
Billings, Montana
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Richmond, Virginia
2016 Award Recipients
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc.
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
VA Caribbean Healthcare System
VA Caribbean Healthcare System
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Award Information



Nominations for the DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award are received by invitation only.

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