William Schaffner, MD, FIDSA, professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, was awarded the John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award by the Harris County Medical Society (HCMS), and the Houston Academy of Medicine (HAM), the scientific and charitable organization of HCMS physicians. The award recognizes physicians who exemplify medical excellence, humane and ethical care, commitment to medical humanities and writing, research, and harmony between the academic and medical practitioner.
Sonya Shin, MD, associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, associate physician in the Divisions of Global Health Equity and Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and infectious diseases physician at Gallup Indian Medical Center, received the Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award from the American College of Physicians. The award is given to a physician-scientist, clinician, or scientific group whose recent innovative work is making a notable contribution to improve clinical care in the field of internal medicine.
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