Outstanding Clinician Award

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The Outstanding Clinician Award recognizes an individual who has made substantial contributions in the clinical care of patients with lung disease on a local or national level. The nominee must be a pulmonary, critical care or sleep clinician who spends 75% or more of their time providing direct patient care. Nominees must be recognized by patients and families as a caring and dedicated healthcare provider and by their peers as having made substantial contributions to the clinical care of patients with respiratory disease.

2003 Paul A. Selecky, MD
2004 Anthony M. Marinelli, MD
2005 Eloise M. Harman, MD
2006 Christine S. Fukui, MD
2007 Louis S. Libby, MD
2008 Jeffrey S. Wagener, MD
2009 Walter E. Donat, MD
2010 Richard A. Helmers, MD
2011 Michelle Sue Harkins, MD, FCCP
2012 Eric S. Yaeger, MD
2013 Allen R. Thomas, MD
2014 Fredric N. Jackson, MD
2015 Joseph P. Lamberti, MD
2016 Jay M. Shames, MD
2017 Jack Hasson, MD
2018 William W. Walker, MD
2019 Octavius D. Polk Jr., MD
2020 Richard H. Simon, MD
2021 Samuel Louie, MD
2022 Shazia M. Jamil, MD, ATSF
2023 Kevin F. Gibson, MD

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