Morehouse School of Medicine physician wins national AAMC award

November 8, 2008 · Print This Article

Dr. Yolanda Wimberly Becomes First from School to Receive Humanism in Medicine PrizeAtlanta — Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) pediatrician Yolanda Wimberly, M.D. has been named the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2008 Humanism in Medicine Award recipient. Wimberly becomes the first MSM physician to receive this mark of distinction.
The award, sponsored by the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative, honors a medical school faculty physician who is a caring and compassionate mentor and a practitioner of patient-centered care.
The honor will be bestowed Nov. 1, 2008 at the AAMC Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Wimberly is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics and program director of the Center of Excellence for Sexual Health - the first such center in the nation.


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