Distinguished Service Award

Call for Distinguished Service Award Nominees

The Meetings Committee is issuing a call for nominations for the Distinguished Service Award for presentation at the SAMBA 34th Annual Meeting, May 9-11, 2019 at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, TX.

The SAMBA Distinguished Service Award is presented to an individual for outstanding achievement in ambulatory anesthesia and is the highest honor which the Society can bestow. Members are invited to submit nominations for the award.

Nominations must include a letter, a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae and no more than four letters of support of the nomination. Nominations should be sent to info@sambahq.org by September 21, 2018

Previous Distinguished Service Award Winners

Marie-Louise Levy, MD – 1994

Bernard V. Wetchler, MD* – 1995

Stanley Bresticker, MD* – 1996

Harry C. Wong, MD – 1997

Burton S. Epstein, MD – 1998

Surinder K. Kallar, MD – 1999

Wallace A. Reed, MD – 2000

Paul F. White, MD PhD – 2001

Herbert D. Weintraub, MD* – 2002

Raafat S. Hannallah, MD – 2003

Beverly K. Philip, MD – 2004

Rebecca S. Twersky, MD – 2005

Ervin Moss, MD – 2006

Gary W. Hoormann (Career Achievement Award) – 2007

Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, MD – 2008

Frances Chung, MD – 2009

Lucinda L. Everett, MD – 2010

Barbara S. Gold, MD – 2011

Kari Korttila, MD PhD FRCA  - 2012

Kathryn E. McGoldrick, MD FCAI – 2013

Paulo Lemos, MD – 2014

Peter Glass, MB – 2015

Walter Mauer, MD  2016

Girish Joshi, MB BS MD FFARCSI - 2018

*Deceased