Cooper Emergency Medicine Chief Honored With Humanism Award

Michael E. Chansky, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine of Cooper University Health Care and Professor at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, was recently honored with the 2019 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).

The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards recognizes exemplars of clinical excellence and outstanding compassion in their delivery of care. The GHHS honors senior medical students, residents, role-model physician teachers, and other professionals for “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service.”

Dr. Chansky was cited for “his tireless dedication to service to patients, families, colleagues, and the students at CMSRU.”

“Being recognized by our GHHS students for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award left me humbled and appreciative of the opportunity to bring our students to the bedside in our Emergency Department,” said Dr. Chansky. “It is a true privilege to care for patients here at Cooper, and to teach and impact young learners.”


Wendy A. Marano
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