SCRANTON, PA (11/07/2017) Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and chief academic officer at Geisinger, has been selected by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians (PA-ACP) as a 2017 Laureate Award winner.
According to the PA-ACP, the Laureate Award "honors fellows or masters of the college who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education or research, and in service to their community, their chapter and the American College of Physicians."
The award is reserved for senior physicians who are fellows or masters of long-standing, with acknowledged excellence and peer approval in the field of internal medicine. In addition, the awardees should have served the chapter with distinction.
Dr. Scheinman will accept his award at PA-ACP's annual Education Meeting and Awards Dinner on Dec. 9 in Harrisburg.
The American College of Physicians is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States.