Jerome C. Goldstein, MD Public Service Award

Goldstein Award_JLN and Isenberg
President James L. Netterville, MD presents 
Steven F. Isenberg, MD with the 2013 Jerome C. 
Goldstein, MD Public Service Award 

Dr. Isenberg is a marathon runner and founded Medals4Mettle ( in 2005, a 501c3 non-profit organization that awards endurance athletes' finishers medals to struggling patients (mostly children) and others who demonstrate mettle, or courage, as they struggle through life's challenging marathon. His efforts have resulted in awarding more than 25,000 medals worldwide in over 100 hospitals. Dr. Isenberg's commitment in service to others in the United States is outstanding and& the AAO-HNSF is proud to have him as the recipient of the 2013 Jerome C. Goldstein MD Public Service Award.

The Jerome C. Goldstein, MD, Public Service Award recognizes members for commitment and achievement in service, either to the public or to other organizations, when such service promises to improve patient welfare. The awardee is honored during the annual meeting Opening Ceremony.

*Please submit completed nominee forms by January 30, 2014*

Goldstein Public Service Award Criteria (PDF)

Goldstein Public Service Award Nomination Form (Word Document)

Previous Awardees are:

  • 2013 Steven F. Isenberg, MD
  • 2012 David L. Witsell, MD, MHS
  • 2011 Kathleen Yaremchuk, MD
  • 2010 Nancy L. Snyderman, MD
  • 2009 George Paul Doxey, MD
  • 2008 Anna Pou, MD
  • 2007 William B. Lewis, MD
  • 2006 Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Departments of Tulane University and Louisiana State University for service during Hurricane Katrina
  • 2005 Steve Epstein, MD
  • 2004 Karl L. Horn, MD
  • 2003 Hosakere K. Chandrasekhar, MD
  • 2002 William M. Satterwhite Jr., MD
  • 2001 Terry A. Day, MD
  • 2000 John K. Niparko, MD
  • 1999 Byron James Bailey, MD
  • 1998 Howard W. Smith, MD, DMD
  • 1997 Roland D. Eavey, MD and Craig W. Senders, MD
  • 1996 Donald P. Vrabec, MD
  • 1995 G. Richard Holt, MD, MPH
  • 1994 Jerome C. Goldstein, MD

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