Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented to “an alumnus or alumna who has received wide recognition for distinguished service to the science or practice of pediatrics or for excellence in public service for the health and welfare of children."

Past Award Recipients

  • 2018: Arnold Gold, MD (posthumously), New York, NY
  • 2017: Fred Bomback, MD, New York, NY
  • 2016: Philip LaRussa, MD, New York, NY
  • 2015: Welton Gersony, MD, New York, NY
  • 2014: Michael Katz, MD, New York, NY
  • 2013: John M. Driscoll, Jr., MD, New York, NY
  • 2012: Robyn Barst, MD, New York, NY
  • 2011: Elaine Abrams, MD, New York, NY
  • 2010: Burton Grebin, MD (posthumously), New York, NY
  • 2009: Sylvia Griffiths, MD, New York, NY
  • 2008: Barbara A. Barlow, MD, New York, NY
  • 2006: Robert B. Mellins, MD, Atlanta, GA
  • 2005: Walter E. Berdon, MD, Washington, DC
  • 2004: Nicholas Cunningham, MD, San Francisco, CA
  • 2003: Anne A. Gershon, MD, New Orleans, LA
  • 2002: John C. Sinclair, MD, Boston, MA
  • 2001: Melvin M. Grumbach, MD, San Francisco, CA
  • 2000: Ruth C. Harris, MD, Chicago, IL
  • 1999: E. Richard Stiehm, MD, Washington, DC
  • 1998: Paul A. di Sant’Agnese, MD, San Francisco, CA
  • 1997: Jerry C. Jacobs, MD, New Orleans, LA
  • 1996: James A. Wolff, MD, Boston, MA
  • 1995: Jerold R. Lucey, MD, San Francisco, CA
  • 1994: William A. Silverman, MD, Dallas, TX
  • 1993: L. Stanley James, MD, Washington, DC
  • 1992: Mary Jane Jesse, MD, San Francisco, CA
  • 1991: R. James McKay, MD, New Orleans, LA
  • 1990: Birt Harvey, MD, Boston, MA
  • 1989: Charles Wood, MD, New York, NY