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Dr. Nichols To Receive Alumni Award From Mount Sinai

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 09:00

Dr. Nichols with the Jacobi MedallionDavid G. Nichols, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), will receive the prestigious Jacobi Medallion, given annually by the Mount Sinai Health System since 1952. The award recognizes exceptional contributions to the fields of clinical medicine or biomedical research.

Dr. Nichols graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1977. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. During his career leading pediatric critical care medicine and serving as the Mary Wallace Stanton Vice Dean for Education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Nichols also volunteered for the ABP as a member of various committees, the critical care medicine subboard, and the Board of Directors. He assumed leadership of the ABP in 2012. Dr. Nichols is board certified and maintaining certification in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  

Mount Sinai previously recognized Dr. Nichols by awarding him the Saul Horowitz, Jr. Memorial Award. Established in 1978, the Horowitz award is given annually to alumni who have made “significant contributions as a teacher, investigator, and/or practitioner in the field of medicine.”