College of Medicine third- and fourth-year medical students recently deemed six resident physicians who exemplified excellence in teaching and compassionate treatment as Arnold P. Gold Foundationís award winners. Recipients of the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award received a certificate, a gold lapel pin and a check for $250 from the Gold Foundation.
The Foundationís awards include: The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards for graduating medical students and medical school faculty; Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards for resident physicians; and Specialty Society Awards and the Humanism in Medicine Award for doctors in practice.
The awards emanate from Arnold P. Goldís, MD, vision that people and relationships should circumscribe every healthcare interaction. A public, not-for-profit organization, the Foundation emphasizes the importance of being a complete doctor, fostering scientific and humanistic growth.
This yearís winners are Akwasi Boateng, MD, urology; Christopher Freeman, MD, surgery; Michael Goodman, MD, surgery; Peter Jernigan, MD, surgery; Amy Makley, MD, surgery; and Rachel Sinkey, MD, obstetrics and gynecology