TAPF Lifetime Achievement Award and Honorary Visiting Professor
The TAPF Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the U.S. professor that has contributed the most to the training of Thai Physicians. Nominations were solicted from medical schools in Thailand. The final awardee was determined by the TAPF board of directors. The 2007 TAPF Lifetime achievement award has been awarded to Dr. Lewis Braverman. He has an outstanding record of training several Thai physicians who have leading roles in the academic medical schools around Thailand. We are very pleased that Dr. Braverman has accepted this award and will travel to Thailand to volunteer his time to lecture at several schools in Bangkok.
TAPF Medical Research Award and Visiting Professor Awards
The visiting professors were selected by nomination and approved by the TAPF board of directors. This years group of visiting professors have a very strong track record of research funding and publications. They have a diverse background of research interests. All of the visiting professors will be volunteering their time to provide medical lectures at several medical schools in Bangkok, including Ramathibodi Hospital, Sriraj Hospital and Thammasat University.
TAPF Thai Medical Resident Career Development Award
The TAPF Thai Medical Resident Career award is given to the most outstanding applicant graduating from a medical school in Thailand. The award is given to the resident’s medical school to sponsor a research or clinical rotation in the United States. Applications distributed to all of the major medical schools in Thailand. The final candidate was decided by the TAPF board of directors.