This award is given to a PGY-2 resident in recognition of outstanding patient care and compassion.
A plaque and $500.
Awardee is selected by a panel of OB-GYN faculty.
Awardee is notified at the annual OB-GYN resident graduation banquet.
Awardee is recognized at the annual OB-GYN resident graduation banquet.
OB-GYN Resident Education Office
Phone: (716) 878-7870
Robert J. Patterson, MD ’50, served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Navy after an internship at Buffalo General Hospital. After his active duty, he returned to Buffalo General where he completed his residency and then went into private practice. He served as the senior cancer research surgeon at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and acting chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. The Faculty Practice Plan Group of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo created this endowment in his honor.