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The Robert B. Mellins, M.D. Outstanding Achievement Award

The Pediatrics Assembly is pleased to announce the Robert B. Mellins, M.D. Outstanding Achievement Award, given to a candidate at the Instructor, Assistant Professor, or early Associate Professor level, who is recognized for their achievements in scholarship or research over the course of their career to date.

The nomination requires:

  • The candidate should be acknowledged for making seminal contributions to the science or practice of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine.
  • The candidate should be recognized by their peers as an outstanding clinician and/or researcher, teacher, and mentor.
  • Contributions to the Pediatrics Assembly in the form of Committee participation or Chairmanship will be viewed favorably.
  • Candidates in Pediatric Pulmonary, Critical Care and Neonatal Medicine will be considered.


Past Recipients of the Robert B. Mellins, M.D Oustanding Achievement Award:

2019 - Gustavo Nino,MD
2018 - Don B. Sanders, MD, MS
2017 - Erick Forno, MD, MPH
2016 - Lucas R. Hoffman, MD, PhD
2015 - Eric D. Austin, MD
2014 - Lisa R. Young, MD
2013 - Robert Freishtat, MD, MPH