At theSemiannual Medical Staff meeting in December, the David M. Kozart, MD, MedicalStaff Award was presented. The Kozart Award is given annually to someone whohas demonstrated excellence in patient care as well as leadership andadministrative qualities within the medical staffff and the organization.
Dr. Kozartis remembered as a prominent ophthalmologist, beloved mentor, teacher, administratorand medical staff leader revered by colleagues and peers. His outstandingcontributions spanned over four decades at PPMC.
HarveyWaxman, MD, FACC, chief of Cardiology at PPMC, received this year’sprestigious award. Dr. Waxman first joined Penn Medicine in 1980 as the Directorof Holter Monitoring at HUP. In 1997, Dr. Waxman was appointed Chief ofCardiovascular Medicine at PPMC. Over the past decade, Dr.Waxman has repeatedlybeen listed as a top physician by Philadelphia Magazine, South Jersey Magazine,Suburban Life Magazine and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.