Ten longtime faculty members at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville were honored with service awards this month.
Three are celebrating 20 years with the university, while seven more were recognized for their 10-year anniversary at the academic health center.
The experienced faculty physicians are spread over the campus in various specialties from cardiology and emergency medicine to surgery and radiology. Two of the honorees practice in the UF&Shands network of primary care clinics – one in Callahan and the other in North Jacksonville at the UF Dunn Avenue Family Practice Center.
"The recognition for these seasoned physicians is another prime example of the commitment of our 400 faculty members to the essential mission of academic medicine," said Daniel R. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D., vice president of health affairs and dean of the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville . "Our patients, colleagues-in-training, and the community as a whole are fortunate to have such dedicated and skilled clinicians in Jacksonville."
The faculty recognized are:
10-year service pins:
Amra Hadzic, M.D., an assistant professor of community health and family medicine
Steve S. Hsu, M.D., an associate professor of medicine, medical director of the cardiac electrophysiology program and program director of the cardiac electrophysiology fellowship.
Andrew J. Kerwin, M.D., an associate professor of surgery and chief of acute care surgery
Yvette S. McCarter, Ph.D., a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, associate director of the pathology residency and director of the microbiology laboratory
Mark S. McIntosh, M.D., an associate professor of emergency medicine and medical director of palliative care and UF&Shands Jacksonville corporate wellness
Kevin W. Peterson, M.D., an assistant professor of community health and family medicine
Virgilio T. Saldajeno, M.D., an assistant professor of pediatrics
20-year service pins:
Phyllis L. Hendry, M.D., an associate professor of emergency medicine and assistant chair of emergency medicine research
William C. Solomon Jr., M.D., an community health and family medicine and medical director of the Callahan
Gregory C. Wynn, M.D., an associate professor of radiology