APC Distinguished Service Award

The APC Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes lifetime achievement in the field of academic pathology, encompassing the full spectrum of contributions at the local and national levels in undergraduate and graduate medical education, research, and clinical service.

Award Process:

  1. Nominations for the APC Award must include a primary and a secondary nomination letter, both from APC members, and a recent curriculum vitae of the candidate.
  2. In any given year, nomination packages must be submitted to info@apcprods.org no later than December 31st. Every nominee's candidacy for the award remains active for three consecutive years.
  3. APC Council shall review the nominations at Winter Council and select who will receive the DSA during the annual APC Meeting.

Award Recipients

  • 2016 - Sharon Weiss, MD
  • 2015 - J. Allan Tucker, MD
  • 2014 - Mary F. Lipscomb, MD
  • 2013 - Avrum I. Gotlieb, MD, FRCPC
  • 2012 - Nelson Fausto, MD (posthumous)
  • 2012 - Clive Taylor, MD, PhD
  • 2011 - Ronald Weinstein, MD
  • 2010 - David Hardwick, MD, FRCPC
  • 2009 - Jay M. McDonald, MD
  • 2008 - Harold Dvorak, MD
  • 2008 - William Gardner, Jr., MD
  • 2007 - Deborah E. Powell, MD
  • 2006 - Richard G. Lynch, MD
  • 2006 - Emanuel Rubin, MD
  • 2005 - Henry Pitot, MD, PhD
  • 2005 - Jack Strong, MD
  • 2004 - Peter A. Ward, MD
  • 2003 - Charles S. Hirsch, MD
  • 2002 - Leopold G. Koss, MD
  • 2001 - Fred Gorstein, MD
  • 2000 - Donald King, MD
  • 1999 - David Korn, MD
  • 1998 - Leonard Jarett, MD
  • 1997 - William H. Hartmann, MD
  • 1996 - Vernie Stembridge, MD
  • 1995 - Robert Prichard, MD (posthumous)
  • 1994 - Robert E. Anderson, MD
  • 1993 - Ramzi S. Cotran, MD
  • 1992 - M.R. (Gus) Abell, MD, PhD
  • 1991 - Thomas Kent, MD
  • 1990 - George Lundberg, MD
  • 1989 - Kenneth Brinkhous, MD
  • 1988 - Werner Kirsten, MD
  • 1987 - Ellis S. Benson, MD
  • 1986 - Rolla B. Hill, MD