The Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association honored its 2023 Distinguished Medical Alumni Award recipients during a banquet on April 28 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. Among the awardees were four members of the Department of Pediatrics. (As listed in the photos above, top left and clockwise.)
- Norman C. Fost, MD, MPH, professor emeritus, Departments of Pediatrics and Medical History and Bioethics, received the Emeriti Faculty Award – Clinical Science. This award is given to a clinical scientist who has demonstrated long and effective service to the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in teaching and/or research or noteworthy administration, including program development.
- Amy L. Peterson, MD, MS, associate professor, Division of Cardiology, received the Early Career Achievement Award. This award honors alumni who have attained exemplary success in 20 years post-graduation. The recipient has made outstanding contributions through clinical service, research, education, or administrative leadership.
- Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD, professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant, received the Resident Citation – Distinguished Resident Award. This award honors an individual who has completed a residency or fellowship at the UW Hospitals and Clinics and achieved distinction in medicine. Achievement is recognized through excellence in the practice of medicine, in academic activities, and in research accomplishment.
- Jasmine Y. Zapata, MD, MPH, assistant professor, Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery, received the Ralph Hawley Distinguished Community Service Award. This award honors alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the local community through medical practice, teaching, research, or other humanitarian activities.
View a PDF of the 2023 WMAA awards ceremony program for information about all of the 2023 award recipients.