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Distinguished Alumni Award

2015 DAA Recipient

Christopher G. Goetz, MD ’75, GME, will receive the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award at RMC Reunion in October. Goetz is the director of the Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program. He is one of the nation’s leading experts on movement disorders, having published more than 400 papers in the field.
Goetz is actively involved with the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. He is a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and has been the recipient of the Stanley Fahn Presidential Award of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

 

Qualifications and Nominations

The Distinguished Alumni Award of Rush Medical College was established in 1968 to honor alumni who have given distinguished service to the profession of medicine. The award is presented biennially by the Alumni Association to a graduate who has brought distinction to the college through broadly recognized professional accomplishments. It is the highest honor that the Alumni Association can bestow.

To be eligible for nomination, a candidate:
1) must be a graduate of Rush Medical College or former house staff of Rush University Medical Center;
2) must be living (no posthumous nominations);
3) cannot have received the award previously;
4) must be nominated by a graduate of Rush Medical College or former house staff of Rush University Medical Center;
5) may not self-nominate.

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