Jamal Islam, MD, MS

Dr. Jamal Islam receives 2024 Posthumous Award in Oslerian Medicine

Feb 15, 2024, 15:10 PM by Cassi Boatwright

We are very thrilled to announce that on March 19, 2024, by majority vote, the FY2024 John P. McGovern Posthumous Award in Oslerian Medicine will be bestowed to Dr. Jamal Islam during the Osler Club meeting.  

The selection process is made by the McGovern Academy’s current Osler Scholars, who assess nominees for their longstanding and distinguished careers of service in four (4) categories:

  1. Combining scientific principles with humane practice in his/her clinical  care and being committed to the relief of patients’ suffering;
  2. Displaying imaginative, innovative, and inspirational teaching;
  3. Displaying exemplary personal attributes: honesty, modesty, generosity, affection, a respect for the past, spirituality and passion for aesthetic and creative pursuits; and
  4. Displaying social consciousness and community involvement.

Recipients for this award are proposed by current or emeritus Scholars up to once per year.