AWARD DESCRIPTIONSCommunity Awards
Benjamin Rush Individual Award
recognizes an individual who is not a practicing
healthcare professional, who devotes time, skills, or resources to assisting others and contributes to the betterment of healthcare.
Benjamin Rush Community Organization Award
recognizes a company, institution, organization or
agency that is successfully addressing a community
‘Pittsburgh Proud’ Award
recognizes individuals or groups who have made
a significant contribution to improve health in our
community that makes us ‘Pittsburgh Proud’.
Nathaniel Bedford Primary Care Award
recognizes a primary care physician for long-term provision of care and exemplary dedication to their patients.
Ralph C. Wilde Leadership Award
recognizes a physician who demonstrates exceptional skill in their clinical care of patients and dedication to the ideals of the medical profession as teacher or professional leader.
Frederick M. Jacob Award
honors a physician who has performed outstanding
service to the Allegheny County Medical Society through demonstrated leadership in the improvement of healthcare in our community.
Physician Volunteer Award
recognizes a physician for the donation of their time or
talents for charitable, clinical, educational or community
service activities, either domestically or internationally.
Richard E. Deitrick Humanity In Medicine Award
honors a physician who has improved the lives of patients by caring for them with integrity, honesty, and respect for their human dignity, and serves as a role model for other physicians.
Nominations must be received by October 31, 2013.