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BOG Practitioner Excellence Award

The Board of Governors Practitioner Excellence Award recognizes the prototypical clinical otolaryngologist one wishes to emulate. Board of Governors Representatives will nominate individuals who, within the past 10 years, have practiced medicine in an exemplary manner and are sought out by other physicians because of their personal and effective care. The nominee should have, in addition to his or her clinical skills, one or more of the following attributes:

  • Civic leadership
  • Charitable activity
  • Leadership involvement with state, local or national medical organizations
  • Community education
  • Local civic and/or community activities
  • Academy member in good standing
2017 BOG Practitioner Excellence Awardee: Wendy B. Stern, MD

Previous Recipients:

  • 2017: Wendy B. Stern, MD 
  • 2016: Eiji Yanagisawa, MD
  • 2015: Robert J. Stachler, MD
  • 2014: Joseph A. Brennan, MD
  • 2013: Michael Setzen, MD
  • 2012: No award given
  • 2011: Marcy Bothwell, MD
  • 2010: Sanjay K. Gupta, MD
  • 2009: James L. Netterville, MD
  • 2008: No award given
  • 2007: No award given
  • 2006: No award given
  • 2005: Rick G. Love, MD
  • 2004: Michael D. Seidman, MD
  • 2003: Helen F. Krause, MD
  • 2002: David W. Kennedy, MD
  • 2001: M. Coye Shea, Jr., MD
  • 2000: Neil O. Ward, MD
  • 1999: Howard P. House, MD
  • 1998: Jack L. Pulec, MD
  • 1997: Fred D. Owens, MD
  • 1996: John M. Conoyer, MD