2020 Pennsylvania Medical Society Awards

Our annual awards recognize physicians for the great work they do for Pennsylvania patients. The nomination period for our annual Distinguished Service, Top Physicians Under 40, and International Voluntary Service awards ended on Jan. 13, 2020, and awardees have been selected.

Once the nomination period for 2021 awards is open, we will update this page accordingly.

Questions? Contact Stacy Bolden at sbolden@pamedsoc.org.

Top Physicians Under 40

top40_12_21Throughout the commonwealth are talented early career physicians, who already are performing at a high level.  Pennsylvania's Top Physicians Under 40 recognizes on a yearly basis the best of the best early career physicians.

The 2020 nomination deadline was Jan. 13, 2020.

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Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award—given to PAMED members for lifetime achievements in medicine—is PAMED's highest honor. Jonas E. Salk, MD, was named the award's first recipient in 1956, for his role in developing the anti-polio vaccine.

The 2020 nomination deadline was Jan. 13, 2020. Read about Donald E. Martin, MD, our 2020 recipient. 

See past awards winners


   Physician Award For International Voluntary Service

Created in 1992, this award recognizes physicians who have donated their time and expertise in international settings. This award is presented in even-ending years.

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The 2020 nomination deadline was Jan. 13, 2020. Read about Eric Gokcen, MD, our 2020 recipient.


PAMED Everyday Hero Award

everydayhero12_21 Do you know a Pennsylvania physician who goes above and beyond in helping patients? The Pennsylvania Medical Society encourages nominations for this monthly, member award.

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