A League of their own: Medical School honors 19 faculty for excellent care

April 13, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Announcements, Strategy & Leadership

Seated (left to right): James C. Stanley, M.D., Richard K.J. Brown, M.D., Michael A. DiPietro, M.D., Paula L. Bockenstedt, M.D., Lori Lowe, M.D., and Kenneth R. Silk, M.D. Standing (left to right): Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., Khaled Hafez, M.D., Shan R. Baker, M.D., Alan Sugar, M.D., Douglas J. Quint, M.D., Cosmas J.M. Vandeven, M.D., Gregory P. Kalemkerian, M.D., William D. Chey, M.D., and Hugh J. L. Garton, M.D., M.H.Sc. Not pictured: J. Sybil Biermann, M.D., Steven M. Leber, M.D., Ph.D., Arden M. M

The University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) on April 6 honored 19 faculty for their commitment to outstanding patient care by inducting them into The League of Clinical Excellence.

The Medical School established The League of Clinical Excellence in 2012 to honor faculty who have distinguished themselves in providing the finest care to the tens of thousands of patients and their families who come to the U-M annually seeking hope and healing.

Fourteen of the 19 inductees were joined by Lisa Mann, widow of the late Steven E. Gradwohl, M.D., in receiving a glass Block M during a dinner at the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building. They comprise the second class of League of Clinical Excellence inductees, joining 31 who formed the inaugural group in 2012.

UMMS celebrates the following faculty for their service to the Medical School’s clinical mission:

Shan R. Baker, M.D.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

J. Sybil Biermann, M.D.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Paula L. Bockenstedt, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine

Richard K.J. Brown, M.D.
Department of Radiology

William D. Chey, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine

Michael A. DiPietro, M.D.
Departments of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Radiology

Hugh J. L. Garton, M.D., M.H.Sc.
Department of Neurosurgery

Steven E. Gradwohl, M.D. (posthumously)

Khaled Hafez, M.D.
Department of Urology

Gregory P. Kalemkerian, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine

Steven M. Leber, M.D., Ph.D.
Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Lori Lowe, M.D.
Departments of Dermatology, Pathology

Arden M. Morris, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Surgery

Douglas J. Quint, M.D.
Department of Radiology

Kenneth R. Silk, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry

James C. Stanley, M.D.
Department of Surgery

Alan Sugar, M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Cosmas J.M. Vandeven, M.D.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

David M. Williams, M.D.
Departments of Internal Medicine, Radiology

Website: http://medicine.umich.edu/medschool/about/school-leadership/medical-school-dean/league-clinical-excellence

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