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  • Gold Medalists

  • The Gold Medal is RSNA's highest honor. It is awarded annually by the Board of Directors to those persons who, in the judgment of the Board, have rendered unusual service to the science of radiology. Typically, three medals are awarded each year in accordance with the Bylaws as revised November 1977. Unanimous vote of the Board of Directors is required. (Addresses indicated are at time of award.)

    2015 Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, New York, NY  1983 William T. Meszaros, MD, Chicago, IL
    2015 Robert A. Novelline, MD, Boston, MA 1982 Hillier L. Baker, Jr, MD, Rochester, MN
    2015 Steven E. Seltzer, MD, Brookline, MA  1982 John W. Coltman, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
    2014 Gary J. Becker, MD, Tucson, AZ 1982 Alice Ettinger, MD, Brookline, MA
    2014 Allen S. Lichter, MD, Alexandria, VA 1981 Charles T. Dotter, MD, Portland, OR
    2014 Etta D. Pisano, MD, Charleston, SC 1981 R. Brian Holmes, MD, Toronto, ON
    2013 Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Boston, MA 1981 Russell H. Morgan, MD, Baltimore, MD
    2013 Harvey L. Neiman, MD, McLean, VA 1980 John W. Beeler, MD, Indianapolis, IN
    2013 J. Frank Wilson, MD, Milwaukee, WI 1980 Godfrey Hounsfield, DSc, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    2012 R. Gilbert Jost, MD, Saint Louis, MO 1980 Juan M. Taveras, MD, Boston, MA
    2012 William W. Olmsted, MD, Potomac, MD 1979 Benjamin Felson, MD, Cincinnati, OH
    2012 Stephen R. Thomas, PhD, Cincinnati, OH 1979 F. Mason Sones, MD, Cleveland, OH
    2011 Robert R. Hattery, MD, Tucson, AZ 1979 Robert E. Wise, MD, Wellesley Hills, MA
    2011 Bruce J. Hillman, MD, Wake Forest, NC 1978 David S. Carroll, MD, Memphis, TN
    2011 Herbert Y. Kressel, MD, Boston, MA 1978 Philip Hodes, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2010 William R. Brody, MD, PhD, La Jolla, CA 1977 J. W. J. Carpender, MD, Carbondale, PA
    2010 David H. Hussey, MD, Georgetown, TX 1977 Maurice D. Frazer, MD, Lincoln, NE
    2010 Elias A. Zerhouni, MD, Columbia, MD 1977 E. Dale Trout, DSc (posthumously), Corvallis, OR
    2009 Gary M. Glazer, MD, Stanford, CA 1976 William R. Eyler, MD, Detroit, MI
    2009 Brian C. Lentle, MD, Victoria, BC 1976 Ivan J. Miller, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2009 David C. Levin, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1975 Robert P. Barden, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2008 Peggy J. Fritzsche, MD, Redlands, CA 1975 John R. Hodgson, MD, Rochester, MN
    2008 Anthony V. Proto, MD, Richmond, VA 1974 Richard H. Marshak, MD, New York, NY
    2008 Lee F. Rogers, MD, Tucson, AZ 1974 Stanley M. Wyman, MD, Belmont, MA
    2007 R. Nick Bryan, MD, PhD, Philadelphia, PA 1973 Reynold F. Brown, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2007 William R. Hendee, PhD, Whitefish Bay, WI 1973 Robert D. Moreton, MD, Houston, TX
    2007 James H. Thrall, MD, Boston, MA 1972 Harold G. Jacobson, MD, Bronx, NY
    2006 George R. Leopold, MD, La Jolla, CA 1972 Lucy Frank Squire, MD, New York, NY
    2006 Anne G. Osborn, MD, Salt Lake City, UT 1971 Richard H. Chamberlain, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2006 Jerry P. Petasnick, MD, Chicago, IL 1970 Cesare Gianturco, MD, Urbana, IL
    2005 Edmund A. Franken, Jr, MD, Iowa City, IA 1969 Theodore J. Wachowski, MD, Wheaton, IL
    2005 C. Douglas Maynard, MD, Winston-Salem, NC 1968 Laurence L. Robbins, MD, Boston, MA
    2005 H. Rodney Withers, MD, DSc, Los Angeles, CA 1967 John A. Evans, MD, New York, NY
    2004 Alexander Gottschalk, MD, East Lansing, MI 1966 Juan A. del Regato, MD, Colorado Springs, CO
    2004 Seymour H. Levitt, MD, Minneapolis, MN 1965 Marvin M. D. Williams, PhD, Rochester, MN
    2004 John G. McAfee, MD, Chevy Chase, MD 1964 H. Dabney Kerr, MD, St. Michaels, MD
    2003 Stanley Baum, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1963 Harold O. Wyckoff, PhD, Silver Spring, MD
    2003 William G. Bradley, Jr, MD, PhD, San Diego, CA 1962 Arthur C. Singleton, MD, Toronto, ON
    2003 David B. Fraser, MD, Musquodoboit Harbor, NS 1961 L. Henry Garland, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2002 Michael S. Huckman, MD, Chicago, IL 1960 Thomas B. Bond, MD, Fort Worth, TX
    2002 Stanley S. Siegelman, MD, Baltimore, MD 1960 Warren H. Cole, MD, Chicago, IL
    2002 Michael A. Sullivan, MD, New Orleans, LA 1959 Frederick W. O'Brien, MD, Boston, MA
    2001 M. Paul Capp, MD, Tucson, AZ 1958 Robert R. Newell, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2001 Ernest J. Ferris, MD, Little Rock, AR 1957 Eugene P. Pendergrass, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2001 Mutsumasa Takahashi, MD, Kumamoto, Japan 1957 Merrill C. Sosman, MD, Boston, MA
    2000 Jose Luis Ramirez-Arias, MD, Mexico City, Mexico 1956 Lawrence Reynolds, MD, Detroit, MI
    2000 Helen C. Redman, MD, Dallas, TX 1955 John S. Bouslog, MD, Denver, CO
    2000 Delmar J. Stauffer (posthumously), Oak Brook, IL 1955 Ira H. Lockwood, MD, Kansas City, MO
    2000 James E. Youker, MD, Milwaukee, WI 1954 Warren W. Furey, MD, Chicago, IL
    1999 Malcolm A. Bagshaw, MD, Stanford, CA 1954 Lauriston S. Taylor, ScD, Bethesda, MD
    1999 Jerzy Einhorn, MD, PhD, Stockholm, Sweden 1953 Leo G. Rigler, MD, Minneapolis, MN
    1999 O. Wayne Houser, MD, Rochester, MN 1952 Ross Golden, MD, New York, NY
    1998 Thomas S. Harle, MD, Winston-Salem, NC 1951 George E. Pfahler, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    1998 Eugene C. Klatte, MD, Indianapolis, IN 1950 James T. Case, MD, Chicago, IL
    1998 Carl J. Zylak, MD, Detroit, MI 1950 Howard P. Doub, MD, Detroit, MI
    1997 Derek C. Harwood-Nash, MD, DSc (posthumously),
    Toronto, ON
    1949 John D. Camp, MD, Rochester, MN
    1997 Daniel H. Johnson, Jr, MD, Metairie, LA 1949 Donald S. Childs, MD, Syracuse, NY
    1997 Wallace T. Miller, Sr, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1948 W. Edward Chamberlain, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    1996 Morton A. Bosniak, MD, New York, NY 1948 Lowell S. Goin, MD, Los Angeles, CA
    1996 Robert G. Parker, MD, Los Angeles, CA 1947 Gioacchino Failla, MD, New York, NY
    1996 Jerome H. Shapiro, MD, Boston, MA 1947 Douglas Quick, MD, New York, NY
    1995 Herbert L. Abrams, MD, Stanford, CA 1946 Robert S. Stone, MD, San Francisco, CA
    1995 Malcolm D. Jones, MD, Santa Ana, CA 1941 Edith Hinkley Quimby, MD, New York, NY
    1995 Edward B. Singleton, MD, Houston, TX 1939 Francis C. Wood, MD, New York, NY
    1994 E. Robert Heitzman, MD, Syracuse, NY 1937 George W. Holmes, MD, Boston, MA
    1994 Irvin I. Kricheff, MD, New York, NY 1936 Edwin C. Ernst, MD, St. Louis, MO
    1994 Rosalyn Yalow, PhD, Bronx, NY 1936 Otto Glasser, MD, Cleveland, OH
    1993 Robert E. Campbell, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1933 Eben J. Carey, MD, Milwaukee, WI
    1993 Frank L. Hussey, MD, Park Ridge, IL 1933 Chevalier Jackson, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    1993 Eugene L. Saenger, MD, Cincinnati, OH 1932 Leon J. Menville, MD, New Orleans, LA
    1992 Eric J. Hall, PhD, DSc, New York, NY 1931 Carlos Heuser, MD, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    1992 Jack S. Krohmer, PhD, Georgetown, TX 1931 Maximilian J. Hubeny, MD, Chicago, IL
    1992 James J. McCort, MD, Walnut Creek, CA 1930 Robert A. Millikan, MD, Pasadena, CA
    1991 W. Peter Cockshott, MD, Hamilton, ON 1930 Henry Schmitz, MD, Chicago, IL
    1991 Douglas W. MacEwan, MD, Winnipeg, MB 1929 Joseph Colt Bloodgood III, MD, Baltimore, MD
    1991 William J. Tuddenham, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1929 Russell Loudrum Haden, MD, Cleveland, OH
    1990 Richard E. Buenger, MD, Chicago, IL 1928 Arthur Compton, PhD, Chicago, IL
    1990 Robert G. Fraser, MD, Birmingham, AL 1926 Amedee Granger, MD, New Orleans, LA
    1990 Paul A. Riemenschneider, MD, Santa Barbara, CA 1926 William G. Hettich, Chicago, IL
    1989 Luther W. Brady, Jr, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1926 W. Walter Wasson, MD, Denver, CO
    1989 Sidney W. Nelson, MD, Seattle, WA 1925 Evarts S. Graham, MD, St. Louis, MO
    1989 Elias G. Theros, MD, Winston-Salem, NC 1924 Preston M. Hickey, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
    1988 James G. Kereiakes, PhD, Cincinnati, OH 1924 Benjamin H. Orndoff, MD, Chicago, IL
    1988 Richard G. Lester, MD, Norfolk, VA 1923 Emil G. Beck, MD, Berkeley, CA
    1988 George Schuyler, Oak Brook, IL 1923 H. Clyde Snook, MD, New York, NY
    1987 Giovanni Di Chiro, MD, Bethesda, MD 1922 Percy Brown, MD, Egypt, MA
    1987 Paul C. Lauterbur, PhD, Urbana, IL 1922 Mme. Marie Curie, Paris, France
    1986 Gerald D. Dodd, Jr, MD, Houston, TX 1922 Gosta Forssell, MD, Stockholm, Sweden
    1986 Melvin M. Figley, MD, Seattle, WA 1922 Maud Slye, MD, Chicago, IL
    1986 Theodore A. Tristan, MD, Camp Hill, PA 1921 Lewis Gregory Cole, MD, White Plains, NY
    1985 Milton Elkin, MD, Bronx, NY 1921 Augustus W. Crane, MD, Kalamazoo, MI
    1985 Eleanor D. Montague, MD, Houston, TX 1921 Henry K. Dunham, MD, Cincinnati, OH
    1985 Leonard Stanton, MS, Philadelphia, PA 1921 Hollis E. Potter, MD, Chicago, IL
    1984 John A. Campbell, MD, Los Angeles, CA 1919 Heber Robarts, MD, Belleville, IL
    1984 Henry P. Pendergrass, MD, Nashville, TN  
    1984 Adele Swenson, Oak Brook, IL  
    1983 Gilbert H. Fletcher, MD, Houston, TX