Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

Since 2000, Boston University School of Medicine has participated in the presentation of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. This award is given to a faculty member and a student who personifies the Foundation’s ideals of “outstanding compassion in the delivery of care, respect for patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues, as well as demonstrated clinical excellence.”

Award criteria

Contact Ana Gregory for further info on the award.

Previous Awardees

2000

  • Faculty: Michael Grodin, MD
  • Students: Renee Boss and Ashley Ackerman

2001

  • Faculty: John McCahan, MD
  • Student: Sarah Teele

2002

  • Faculty: Peter Moyer, MD
  • Student: Claudia Schnipper Hochberg

2003

  • Faculty: Nicole Prudent, MD
  • Student: Marisa Bell

2004

  • Faculty: Jane Liebschutz, MD
  • Student: Brian Penti

2005

  • Faculty: Julien Dedier, MD
  • Student: Liang Wang

2006

  • Faculty: John Bernardo, MD
  • Student: Maya Vijayaraghavan

2007

  • Faculty: V. Elizabeth Abernethy, MD and Suzanne Sarfaty, MD
  • Student: Joline Swonger

2008

  • Faculty: James Chengelis, MD and Sondra Crosby, MD
  • Student: Christine Riguzzi

2009

  • Faculty: George Rosenthal, MD and Michael Stillman, MD
  • Student: Stephanie Tsai

2010

  • Faculty: Gary Balady, MD and Robert Vinci, MD
  • Student: Scott Glazier

2011

  • Faculty: Philippa Sprinz, MD and Steve Williams, MD
  • Student: Derrick Su

2012

  • Faculty: Heidi Auerbach, MD and Brian Penti, MD
  • Student: Carly Grovhoug

2013

  • Faculty: Lorraine Stanfield, MD
  • Student: Flint Wang

2014

  • Faculty: Thomas Barber, MD
  • Student: Raagini Jawa

2015

  • Faculty: Tracey Dechert, MD
  • Student: Nichole Starr

2016

  • Faculty: Anna Fitzgerald, MD
  • Student: Lizzeth Alarcon