Robert S. Berkson, MD Memorial Award

The Robert S. Berkson, M.D., Memorial Award in the Art of Medicine is given annually to honor the memory of Robert S. Berkson, M.D. Dr. Berkson was loved by his patients, respected by colleagues and students, and his special expertise in the "Art of Medicine" is meant to be perpetuated in this award.

The award was established in 1986 by Dr. Richard A. Berkson to provide an annual award to a volunteer physician faculty member with at least five years of continuous service, with preference given to those faculty in private practice specializing in internal medicine.

Past Recipients

  • 2019 Lauren Kuwik, MD ’08 and Jerome Andres, MD ’81
  • 2018 John Hall, MD ’19
  • 2016 Prachant Pendyala, MD ’17
  • 2015 James R. Hereth, MD
  • 2014 Nagaraja Sridhar, MD
  • 2013 Susan Graham, MD
  • 2012 Zale Bernstein, MD
  • 2011 Lucy Campbell, MD
  • 2010 Joseph H. Wandass III, MD
  • 2009 William Hartrich
  • 2008 Angelo Rizzo, DO and Thomas Scanlon, MD
  • 2007 Anthony Bartholomew and G. Jay Bishop
  • 2006 Howard Sperry
  • 2005 Frederick Occhino
  • 2004 John McMahon
  • 2003 Robert Kaplan
  • 2002 Lawrence Golden
  • 2001 Edward Graber
  • 2000 Robert Kalb
  • 1999 Harry Metcalf
  • 1998 James Kanski
  • 1997 Robert Milch
  • 1996 Ian Frankfort and Philip Weis
  • 1994 Irwin Friedman and Michael Sullivan
  • 1993 James Upson
  • 1992 Milford Maloney
  • 1991 Jacob Steinhart
  • 1990 Sidney Anthone and Roland Anthone
  • 1989 Robert Reisman
  • 1988 James Phillips