Established in 2012, this award recognizes an outstanding alumnus who has excelled in teaching, community service, research, clinical and/or health policy in furtherance of the ideals of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. All University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry alumni who completed their training at SMD within the last 25 years are eligible for this award.
A compassionate physician and medical educator, Dr. Antonia Eyssallenne is devoted to serving patients in resource-poor settings. Her leadership has forged partnerships that provide vital medical care to critically ill adults and pediatric patients in Haiti. Her tireless e orts to educate fellow practitioners and to promote global health truly embody the School’s altruistic ideals.