Alumni Association Awards

  • Distinguished Alumnus/a:
    Honors an alumnus/a who has earned national recognition for outstanding leadership in health care.
    2019 Recipient: Anthony L. Ritaccio, MD '84, FAAN, FANA, FAES

  • Exemplary Alumni Support:
    Honors an alumnus/a for sustained and extraordinary philanthropy and support to the college and the Alumni Association.
    2019 Recipient: John R. Warkentin, MD '74, FCCP

  • Honorary Member of the Alumni Association:
    The Alumni Association recognizes outstanding senior members of the college faculty who have contributed meritoriously in teaching and in furthering the excellence of Albany Medical College.
    2019 Recipients:
    Richard J. Blinkhorn, Jr., MD
    Alan D. Miller, MD, MPH

  • Humanitarian Alumnus/a:
    Recognizes graduates who greatly exceed career expectations in an effort to serve humankind.
    2019 Recipients:
    Harold "Hal" R. Goldberg, MD '77, FACC
    Stephanie J. Van Dyke, MD '09 (posthumously)

  • Meritorious Alumnus/a:
    Given to a candidate who has demonstrated a deep commitment and active participation in the Albany Medical College Alumni Association.
    No recipient in 2019

Selection Process

Calls for nominations are made annually in the fall. A selection committee of the Alumni Association will choose recipients of the awards from among the nominees. The overview of the role and the requirements of serving on the Board of Directors may be found here:  ByLaws, Article III


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