A group of ll accomplished doctors - and one future doctor - were honored
The event, co-sponsored by
"For most of history, large numbers of children died before their fifth birthday. Plagues and epidemic were constant threats and life was short, mean and brutish. It is no longer that way in the economically developed world," Halperin said. "Because we are all the beneficiaries of economic development and its funding of biomedical research. And the future is even brighter, if we have sense enough as a society to invest in more of it."
The first award of the night, for Physician in Training, went to
"Oddly enough, my efforts led me to a different memory each time: whether it be emotional end-of-life conversations, the many beautiful babies I've had the pleasure of delivering or the families I've gotten to know along the way," Ansari said.
Next was the
"Living in a civil war, 1 want you all to understand how lucky you are to live in this magnificent country," he said.
"This award is honoring not only me, but is honoring mainly my colleagues in the community that accepted this kind of work and wanted to experiment with us and make it all happen," Alexopoulos said.
I,000 articles, reviews and book chapters on cardiovascular pharmacology and clinical cardiology. He discussed some of the frustrations of research, such as a constant struggle for funding but ended with the inspiration that drives him.
"Why should we encourage and even mentor our students in research careers?" Frishman asked. "Indeed, the joy of research comes not just from discovery, but being chosen as the first person to uncover a truth of nature that God already knows."
"It should be no surprise that according to recent data, Westchester County is a snapshot of the larger issue," Chamey said, "with 10 percent of our residents living in poverty and without any health insurance, and 15 percent having
"A cancer program requires a team, just like in the operating nxmt," Killackey said. "A team that has commitment, engagement, and probably a recently overused word - stamina."
The new cancer center at
"Along with those years with the college, in addition to the scientific literature, his landmark contributions to pressure interim management and endless dedication to our precious veterans makes him well worthy of this lifetime achievement award," said
The final recognition of the night, the Promise For The Future award, went to
"I'd like to consider my so-called promise for the future to be the promise that I will make to my patients every day as a physician," Bunker said. "A promise to learn from them, to do better every day and to always be grateful for the privilege of being their physician."
Additional sponsors of the event were
"Doctors of Distinction holds a special meaning in the repertoire of Westfair's programs because it honors a profession which can have a profound effect on everyone's life," said