The Weinbaum Award was created to recognize members of the medical and dental staffs of Union Health. The award recognizes exceptional leadership and contributions to the practice of medicine and the care of patients at Union Hospital, Union Hospital Clinton and Union Medical Group.
The award was named in memory of Jack Weinbaum, M.D. Dr. Weinbaum made important contributions to the practice of medicine at Union Hospital and to the Terre Haute community. He is remembered as a man of intelligence and foresight who had a deep concern for other people. This award, made in his name, recognizes and conveys the highest standard of medical service and excellence in the Wabash Valley.
The selection of a recipient of the Weinbaum Award is based on the following criteria:
The recipient must be a member of the medical and dental staff of Union Hospital, Union Hospital Clinton or Union Medical Group and have provided outstanding service to the practice of medicine at Union Health as evidenced by:
• Leadership in establishing innovative or new services.
• Leadership to improve the quality of care provided to patients.
• Leadership in providing medical education programs to medical and dental staff and/or hospital personnel.
Email your nomination to Foundation@uhhg.org. Be sure to describe in detail the nominee’s contributions to patient care and advancement of healthcare at Union Health, which corresponds to the award criteria. Deadline for nominations is Friday, May 28, 2021.
|Year||Weinbaum Award Recipients|
|1992||William Scully, M.D.|
|1993||Robert Meissel, M.D.|
|1994||James Buechler, M.D|
|1995||Robert Haerr, M.D.|
|1996||James Cristee, M.D.|
|1997||Harry Keffer, M.D.|
|1998||Sisir Dhar, M.D|
|1999||Richard Mayrose, M.D.|
|2000||Karla Zody, M.D.|
|2001||Randy Stevens, M.D.|
|2002||Juan Correa, M.D.
Robert Cantillo, M.D.
|2003||Shanti Patel, M.D.|
|2004||James Turner, D.O.|
|2005||Bashar Kashlan, M.D.|
|2006||Ron Leach, M.D|
|2007||Kathleen Stienstra, M.D|
|2008||Steven McDonald, M.D.|
|2009||Eric Bennett, M.D.|
|2010||Ann Wendecker, D.O.|
|2011||J. Lewis Stoelting, M.D.|
|2012||John Franklin Swaim, M.D.|
|2013||Russel Coutinho, M.D.|
|2014||Mark Lynch, M.D.|
|2015||Jean Mercho, M.D.|
|2016||Philip TenBrink, M.D.|
|2017||Eugene Epplin, M.D.|
|2018||Douglas B., Gillespie, Jr., M.D.|
|2019||John Bolinger, D.O.|
|2021||Shashikumar Gowda, M.D.|