Improving Health Care through Medical Education

AHME membership has been a huge benefit in preparing for the Next Accreditation System as well as a source of support during a significant leadership transition for me. AHME has been my support, mentor and consultant all in one.

Willie Braziel, BSc, HAHealthPartners Institute for Education and Research

Legacy/Awards

Past Presidents

AHME honors those who have served as President of our organization.

  • 1956-1958 William Lahey, MD
  • 1958-1960 Henry S.M. Uhl, MD
  • 1960-1962 John Stapelton, MD
  • 1962-1964 Alex Brugess, MD
  • 1964-1966 George Reifenstien, MD
  • 1966-1968 Robert Evans, MD
  • 1968-1970 Angelo T. Angelides, MD
  • 1970-1972 Jack Hall, MD
  • 1972-1974 Max Michael, MD
  • 1974-1976 Woodbury Perkins, MD
  • 1976-1978 Norman S. Stearns, MD
  • 1978-1980 Robert B. Carbeck, MD
  • 1980-1982 Howard S. Madigan, MD
  • 1982-1984 Donald L. Brown, MD
  • 1984-1986 William F. Minogue, MD
  • 1986-1988 Robert L. Tupper, MD
  • 1988-1991 Stephen J. Jay, MD
  • 1991-1993 Stephen F. Wang, MD
  • 1993-1995 Frank Iaquinta, MD
  • 1997-1999 Kimball Mohn, MD
  • 1999-2001 Steven E. Minnick, MD
  • May 19, 2001 Margie Kleppick
  • 2001-2003 Robert Sutton, PhD
  • 2003-2005 Michael Grossman, MD, MACP
  • 2005-2007 Brian W. Little, MD, PhD
  • 2007-2009 Charles C. Daschbach, MD, MPH
  • 2009-2011 Katherine Stephens, PhD, MBA
  • 2011-2012 Andrew T. Filak, Jr., MD
  • 2012-2013 David R. Pieper, PhD
  • 2013-2014 Catherine M. Eckart, MBA
  • 2014-2015 Steven R. Craig, MD, MACP
  • 2015-2016 Marilane Bond, EdD, MBA
  • 2016-2017 Marko Jachtorowycz, MD,FACOG
  • 2017-2018 Quinn Turner, MS, C-TAGME
  • 2018-2019 Tia Drake

John C. Leonard Award Recipients

The John C. Leonard Award is presented to an AHME member, or non-member, who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and leadership in the field of medical education, or who has a singular achievement in the field with particular emphasis on graduate and continuing education in medicine and its specialties. Award recipients are recognized for their enterprise, creativity, and leadership in advancing the field of medical education.

  • Ward Darley, MD (1967)
  • William Lahey, MD
  • John Millis, MD
  • Robert Evans, MD (1975)
  • C.H. William Ruhe, MD (1978)
  • Martin Cummings, MD (1979)
  • John G. Freyman, MD
  • William D. Holdent, MD
  • Henry S.M. Uhl, MD
  • John F. Stapleton, MD
  • Philip Manning, MD
  • John M. Packard, MD (1993)
  • Robert L. Tupper, MD (1996)
  • John C. Gienapp, PhD (1997)
  • Frank E. Iaquinta, MD (1999)
  • Frank E. Iaquinta, MD (1999)
  • Thomas C. Gentile, Jr., MSA (2003)
  • Cynthia Taradejna, MSEd (2007)
  • Dan Nickelson (2007)
  • James Hallock, MD (2009)
  • Steven Minnick, MD, MBA (2010)
  • Robert E. Sutton, PhD (2011)
  • Linda E. Thorsen, MA (2012)
  • Charles C. Daschbach, MD, MPH (2013)
  • Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP (2014)
  • Murray Kopelow, MD, MS (Comm), FRCPC (2015)
  • Andrew Filak, MD (2016)
  • Steven Craig, MD, MACP (2017)
  • Kevin B. Weiss, MD, MPH (2018)
  • Jeannette Guerrasio, MD (2019)

Presidents’ Award Recipients

The Presidents’ Award is presented to an AHME member who has been active with the organization over an extended period and who has contributed significantly to fulfilling the Mission of the Association through participation in leadership positions and/or involvement in the development of educational resources or delivery of educational programming.

  • 2009 Marlene R. Cooper
  • 2010 Brian W. Little, MD, PhD
  • 2011 Catherine M. Eckart, MBA
  • 2012 Kimball Mohn, MD
  • 2013 Richard Boggs, MSA
  • 2014 Jeffrey Levine, PhD
  • 2015 David R. Pieper, PhD
  • 2016 Katherine Stephens, PhD, MBA
  • 2017 M. Catherine Nace, MD
  • 2018 Marilane Bond, EdD, MEd, MBA
  • 2019 Marko Jachtorowycz, MD, FACOG, FACS