Medical leaders honored for efforts
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted April 11, 2005
Five physicians were honored recently with the 2005 AMA Foundation's Excellence in Medicine Awards, which include the Pride in the Profession Awards and Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine. The awards, presented in association with the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative, recognize physicians who have sacrificed significant time and energy for the common good.
Plastic surgeon Sharadkumar Dicksheet, MD, won the Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine for his work with the India Project to Save the Disabled Children. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based organization serves the poorest regions of India with free plastic surgery camps.
Receiving the Pride in the Profession Awards were:
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