Awards and Recognition

AAPS would like to congratulate the following award recipients. Please join us in recognizing these individuals for their important contributions to AAPS, ABPS, and their specialty.

E. O. Martin Award

The E. O. Martin Award is the highest honor bestowed annually upon individuals by the AAPS. The award is named in honor of E. O. Martin, DO, FAASS, who founded the AAPS (originally known as the American Association of Osteopathic Physicians) in 1952. Each year, the E. O. Martin Award Committee honors an individual or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the AAPS, affiliated Academies of Medicine and Boards of Certification, the medical profession and the community.

See More
Madonna S. Ringswald, DO, FAAIM
See More
Terrance Lee Baker, MD, MS, FAAEP, FAAIM
Thomas Ebner Leadership Award

The Thomas Ebner Leadership Award is presented annually to a physician member who has unequivocally demonstrated superb leadership in an incomparable fashion that has continually positioned the Association for success

See More
Muhammad A. Ahmed, MD, FAAEP
David G.C. McCann, MD, Devotion Award

The David G.C. McCann award is presented to an individual who has indisputably revealed a level of extraordinary faith in leadership in the Association, in an unparalleled demonstration of conviction and principles that has continually positioned the organization for success, and who possesses an uncanny faithfulness in spirit and deed.

See More
Scott G. Barnes, DO, FAAIM
Steven G. Carin, Jr. “Giddy-up” Leadership Award

The Steven G. Carin, Jr. “Giddy-up” Leadership Award is presented to an individual who has unequivocally demonstrated distinguished leadership in the Association in an extraordinary and incomparable manner with emphasis on perseverance, tenaciousness and resiliency.

See More
Madonna S. Ringswald, DO, FAAIM
Passing the Gavel

We would like to thank Dr. Greiner for his leadership, dedication, and support over the past year and look forward to a productive and successful year ahead under the leadership of Dr. Maxwell-Schmidt.

See More
Jack V. Greiner, MS, OD, DO, PhD, FAASS
Outgoing President
See More
Elizabeth Maxwell-Schmidt, MD, FAAEP, FACEP
Incoming President
Degree of Fellow Recipients

The Degree of Fellow may be awarded by each Academy of Medicine for merit and outstanding accomplishments in the specialty represented by the Academy or outstanding service to the Academy.

See More
Terrance Lee Baker, MD, MS, FAAEP, FAAIM
Internal Medicine (Geriatric Medicine)
Jonathan S. Simmons, DO, MS, FCCP, FACOI, FAADM
Diaster Medicine
Physician of the Year Awards

The Physician of the Year Award may be presented by each Academy of Medicine to a member who has contributed to the growth, recognition, and leadership of the Academy. In the absence of an affiliated Academy, a Board of Certification may recognize a Diplomate member who has contributed to the growth, recognition, and leadership of the Board.

See More
Alex John Beuning, MD, FAAEP
Emergency Medicine
See More
Loren J. Chassels, DO
Internal Medicine
See More
James M. Doyle, MD
Surgery
See More
Randy Horwitz, MD, PhD
Integrative Medicine
See More
Carol J. Iddins, MD, FAADM
Disaster Medicine
See More
Hilton C. Ray, MD
Family Medicine
See More
Paul D. Shaderowfsky, MD
Radiology
See More
Craig Evan Singer, MD, FAASD
Dermatology
See More
Xiaoming S. Wan, MD, PhD, FAAFP
Urgent Care
Achievement Awards

The AAPS Achievement Awards recognize members for their outstanding service, dedication, and contributions to the AAPS and the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).

Lifetime Achievement Award
Sarah E. Gilbert, MD, FAAEP
Senior Achievement Award
Muhammad A. Ahmed, MD, FAAEP
Terrance Lee Baker, MD, MS, FAAEP, FAAIM
Mark DeSantis, DO, MS, FAAR
Jack V. Greiner, MS, OD, DO, PhD, FAASS
Elizabeth Maxwell-Schmidt, MD, FAAEP, FACEP
Leslie Mukau, MD, FAAEP, FACEP
Madonna S. Ringswald, DO, FAAIM
Achievement Award
Lingappa S. Amernath, MD, FAAEP
Loren J. Chassels, DO
Mary L. Jackson-Hammond, MD
Jonathan S. Simmons, DO, MS, FCCP, FACOI, FAADM
Craig Evan Singer, MD, FAASD