Heroes In Medicine PBCMS

Heroes in Medicine to be Honored at Awards Luncheon

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services recently announced its finalists for the 2011 Heroes in Medicine Awards. Finalists will be recognized at the “Eighth Annual Heroes in Medicine Awards Luncheon,” to be held on May 11 at 11 a.m. at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.

Award recipients in various categories will be announced at the luncheon, which is made
possible by the grand benefactor, Rendina.

“This year’s finalists are an incredible group of people who have done so much for this community and beyond,” said chairwoman Sally D. Chester. “They are all truly heroes.”

The 2011 Heroes in Medicine categories and finalists are as follows:

    Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Charles Moore

  • Posthumous Award
  • Richard Bruno

  • Community Outreach Heroes
  • American Association of Caregiving Youth
  • Barbara O’Donnell
  • Karen Perry
  • Edward Mostel and R. Scott McFarland

  • Bruce Rendina Professional Heroes
  • Robert Broadway
  • Richard Busto
  • Jonathan Satter

  • Healthcare Provider Heroes
  • Susan Korman
  • Ljubica “Jibby” Miskovic
  • Ila Swick
  • Flor Utria

  • Physician Heroes (Local)
  • Robert Borrego
  • Gail A. Cooney
  • Malcolm Dorman
  • Daniel Lichtstein
  • Louise Morrell

  • Physician Heroes (International)
  • Chauncey W. Crandall IV
  • Daniel B. Kairys
  • Mitchell A. Schuster
  • John Strasswimmer

  • Student Heroes
  • Geoffrey Campbell
  • Carson Dowd
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University Student Nurses: Stephanie Carter, Johanne Alexandre, Michelle Flammia, Thuy Nguyen, Kim Sansone, and Fernanda Serrano

Proceeds from the “Heroes in Medicine” will benefit Project Access, a community-based program to increase access to healthcare for the uninsured. The event is sponsored by the presenting enefactor, Rendina; grand benefactor, JFK Medical Center Medical Staff; benefactor, JFK Medical Center, and South Florida Hospital News. Tickets for the luncheon are $90.

For more information, call the Palm Beach County Medical Society at 561-433-3940.


Fontana, Gina. “Heroes in Medicine to be honored at awards luncheon” Sun Sentinel. 27 April 2011. Electronic.