The 2012 Ehrenzeller Award recipient, selected by the Ex-Residents of Pennsylvania Hospital, is Richard Nemiroff, MD. This will be the 50th year for this prestigious award to a former resident who has excelled in his or her field and upheld the high quality of training at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dr. Richard Nemiroff and Dr. David Mintzer
Dr. Nemiroff gave a presentation at this year’s awards ceremony, “Great Women and Their Disease,” in the Zubrow Auditorium on June 14. Following the presentation of the Ehrenzeller Award to Dr. Nemiroff, there was a luncheon in his honor in the Great Court of the historical Pine Building.
Dr. Nemiroff received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College. He completed both his internship and residency at PAH. After completing his training at PAH in 1974, Dr. Nemiroff remained at PAH for his entire career. He has dedicated his career to teaching OB/GYN residents and made significant contributions to OB/GYN, specifically in the area of family planning.
A Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Nemiroff is also an avid educator for cardiovascular disease prevention in women and has demonstrated a deep commitment to the comprehensive care of women.
He has had multiple publications including one of the largest studies on dysgenic pregnancies in OB/GYN literature and actively collaborates with researchers at CHOP to evaluate the multiple facets of this problem.
Dr. Nemiroff provides one of the highest volumes of service in the mid-Atlantic area with one of the lowest morbidity rates. He has dedicated close to 40 years to this institution and has provided expert care in a highly sensitive and empathetic fashion to many people.
The Ex-Residents Association congratulates Dr. Nemiroff on his accomplishments, making him so deserving of this award.