Call for Internist Award Nominations

 

To recognize the outstanding efforts of Internists in our state, we need your nominations for the following awards:

  • Washington ACP Internist of the Year
  • Washington ACP Community Service Award
  • Washington ACP Chapter Service Award
  • Washington ACP Golden Apple Award
  • Washington ACP Full-time Faculty Clinician-Educator of the Year
  • Washington ACP Hospitalist of the Year

Please take a few minutes to tell us who is deserving of a recognition award from their colleagues.

The deadline for submitting your nomination is September 18, 2020. Awards will be presented at the Washington Chapter ACP Annual Meeting, on November 1, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.

Washington ACP Internist of the Year

We seek to honor a community-based internist considered to be a role model by his or her peers. Nominees should possess excellent clinical skills, dedication to patients, enthusiasm for medical practice, leadership, and the ability to maintain humanity and a healthy balance between professional and personal interests that we can all strive to emulate. Internists who have championed innovations in practice to promote healthy patient behaviors will be given special consideration.

Previous Winners

2004 Y. Ki Shin, MD - Montesano
2005 Jimmy Dy Chua, MD FACP - Kennewick
2006 John H. Vassall, III, MD FACP - Seattle
2007 Thomas L. Laselle, MD, FACP - Spokane
2008 Michael R. Kelly, MD, FACP - Seattle
2009 Darryl K. Potkyk, MD - Spokane
2010 Nancy K. Sugg MD - Seattle
2011 Judy A. Benson MD FACP - Spokane
2012 Steven Konicek MD - Tacoma
2013 J. Carey Jackson MD - Seattle
2014 James D. Bales Jr., MD - Gig Harbor
2015 Paul A. Smith MD FACP - Seattle
2016 Emily Savage MD - Seattle
2017 Stephanie Fosback, MD FACP – Pullman
2018 Richard Kirkpatrick, MD FACP - Longview
2019 Carletta Vanderbilt, MD FACP - Bellingham

ACP Community Service Award

We seek to recognize an internist or group of internists who have an exceptionally positive impact on their community through volunteer activities.

Previous Winners

2004 Richard A. Kirkpatrick, MD - Longview
2005 Arch H. Logan, MD - Spokane
2006 Grant E. Deger, MD - Bellingham
2007 Roderick S. Coler, MD - Kennewick
2008 No Award Presented
2009 No Award Presented
2010 Richard A. Kirkpatrick MD FACP - Longview
2011 Robert L. Coffey MD - Mount Vernon
2012 Paul Bunge MD FACP - Tacoma
2013 Christopher Smith MD, FACP - Seattle
2014 Ann Dreyer MD - Everett
2015 Richard Arnold MD FACP - Seattle
Catherine Bree Johnston, MD, FACP – Bellingham
2016 No Award Presented
2017 Genevieve Pagalilauan - Seattle
2018 Rachel Safran - Spokane
2019 Anita Chopra - Seattle
2019 Majd Isreb - Longview

ACP Golden Apple Award

We seek to honor volunteer teachers who have made a substantial contribution to the education of medical or other health profession students in his/her community. Balancing teaching with all the other demands of our profession is an important contribution to the future of internal medicine.

Previous Winners

2004 Emily R. Transue, MD - Seattle
2005 Timothy H. Troeh, MD - Aberdeen
2006 Mohammad Saleem Memon, MD - Aberdeen
2007 John H. Addison, MD, FACP - Mercer Island
2008 John Y. Peng, MD - Seattle
2009 T. Vyn Reese, MD - Seattle
2010 Michael Lippman, MD - Seattle
2011 Henry Mroch MD - Spokane
2012 Jeff Peterson MD - Seattle
2013 Joseph Saitta MD - Seattle
2014 LTC George Mount MD - Tacoma
2015 Stephanie Fosback, MD – Pullman, WA, Gemma O’Keefe, MD – Seattle, WA
2016 Tara Nysoe MD - Everett, WA, Stephen Weinberger MD - Seattle
2017 Chuong H. Nguyen – Olympia, Margaret Adam – Seattle
2018 Scott Stuart - Kirkland
2019 - Evan Michael Graham - Wenatchee

Washington ACP Full-time Faculty Clinician-Educator of the Year

We seek to honor an academic-based internist considered to be a role model by his or her peers. Nominees should possess excellent clinical skills, dedication to patients, enthusiasm for medical practice, leadership, exceptional teaching and mentoring skills, and the ability to maintain humanity and a healthy balance between professional and personal interests that we can all strive to emulate. A commitment to developing/disseminating academic work, regional and national recognition for teaching, publishing scientific research, and/or curriculum development will be given special consideration.

Previous Winners

2018 Anne Eacker - Seattle
2019 Elizabeth Kaplan - Seattle 

Washington ACP Hospitalist of the Year

We seek to honor a hospitalist considered to be a role model by his or her peers. Nominees should possess excellent clinical skills, dedication to patients, enthusiasm for medical practice, leadership, and the ability to maintain humanity and a healthy balance between professional and personal interests that we can all strive to emulate. Hospitalists that have championed quality improvement projects and innovations in practice which promote hospital improvement will be given special consideration.

Previous Winners

2018 Alice Ding - Seattle
2019 Joey Parker - Seattle

New! ACP Chapter Service Award

Washington ACP Chapter Service Award:

In recognition of the member who has made significant contributions in volunteer service on behalf of the Washington ACP Chapter, we offer this annual award.  Significant contributions include both the length and magnitude of service to the chapter as well as new, valuable chapter initiatives that a member advances.  Nominees should be Members or Fellows of the Chapter.

Previous Winners

2019: Kemi Nakabayashi - Renton

Contact Information

Please provide the following information on yourself so that we may follow up with you on details about your nominations: