On August 18, the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians held its Academy Awards Dinner at The Grand Event Center in Columbus, OH. This event not only celebrated the 70-year anniversary of the Academy, but also recognized the past and future of family medicine. There were several awards presented that evening, which included a special tribute to the following Ohio family physicians who have been part of the medical profession for 50 years:
- Jeung Ahn, MD, FAAFP, New Paris, OH
- Hyun Chung, MD, Chicago, IL
- Leonardo Guirnalda, MD, FAAFP, Xenia, OH
- Boyd Hoddinott, MD, MPH, Bellefontaine, OH
- David Hoff, MD, FAAFP, Tallmadge, OH
- Elizabeth Patterson, MD, FAAFP, Monroe, OH
- Charles Pierce, MD, FAAFP, Cincinnati, OH
- William Robertson, MD, FAAFP, Medina, OH
- Ionel Welt, MD, FAAFP, Toledo, OH
Each honoree was presented with a specially commissioned, commemorative pin.
Congratulations, and thank you!