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Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award

The Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award  honors designated institutional officials (DIOs) who have demonstrated excellence in overseeing residency programs at their Sponsoring Institutions. DIOs have authority and responsibility for all graduate medical education programs in a teaching hospital, community hospital, or other type of institution that sponsors residency programs.

2017 Award Recipients
Madeline Erario, MD, FACP
Madeline Erario, MD, FACP
Designated Institutional Official
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Falls Church, VA
Abdulla K. Ghori, MD
Abdulla K. Ghori, MD
Designated Institutional Official
MetroHealth Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
Rita M. Patel, MD
Rita M. Patel, MD
Designated Institutional Official
UPMC Medical Education
Pittsburgh, PA
2016 Award Recipients
Mary C. Ottolini, MD, MPH
Mary C. Ottolini, MD, MPH
Designated Institutional Official
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC
Steven H. Rose, MD
Steven H. Rose, MD
Designated Institutional Official
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
2015 Award Recipients
Miriam Bar-On, MD
Miriam Bar-On, MD
Designated Institutional Official
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Las Vegas, NV
Roseanne C. Berger, MD
Roseanne C. Berger, MD
Designated Institutional Official
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Thomas A. Blackwell, MD, FACP
Thomas A. Blackwell, MD, FACP
Designated Institutional Official
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX
2014 Award Recipients
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Designated Institutional Official
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Linda M. Famiglio, MD
Linda M. Famiglio, MD
Designated Institutional Official
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA
Joseph Zarconi, MD, FACP
Joseph Zarconi, MD, FACP
Designated Institutional Official
Summa Health System
Akron, OH
2013 Award Recipients
Ann M. Dohn, MA
Ann M. Dohn, MA
Designated Institutional Official
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Stanford, CA
Richard Green, Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy
Richard Green, Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy
Designated Institutional Official
Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, CA
Frederick M. Schiavone, MD, FACEP
Frederick M. Schiavone, MD, FACEP
Designated Institutional Official
University Hospital, SUNY at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY
2012 Award Recipients
Robin C. Newton, MD, FACP
Robin C. Newton, MD, FACP
Designated Institutional Official
Howard University Hospital
Washington, DC
Lawrence M. Opas, MD
Lawrence M. Opas, MD
Designated Institutional Official
University of Southern California/
LAC+USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Judy L. Paukert, PhD
Judy L. Paukert, PhD
Designated Institutional Official
Methodist Hospital (Houston)
Houston, TX
2011 Award Recipients
John Musich, MD
Designated Institutional Official
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI
Carl Patow, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS
Designated Institutional Official
HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education
Bloomington, MN
James Zaidan, MD, MBA
Designated Institutional Official
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
2010 Award Recipients
Arnold Eiser, MD
Vice President, Medical Education
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Darby, PA
Norman Ferrari, III, MD
Senior Associate Dean, School of Medicine
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Mark Juzych, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Vice President, Academic Affairs
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
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