Leadership and Service

Benjamin Blatt, M.D., professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the 2017 Distinguished Service and Leadership Award presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA).

The Distinguished Service and Leadership Award is presented to individuals selected by the steering committee who offer a significant contribution to the NEGEA initiatives through the years. “There are other people who have made great contributions,” Blatt said of the honor. “I’m lucky to be the one who was selected.” His contributions include serving in NEGEA leadership positions, founding several initiatives, delivering numerous presentations, and coordinating two annual meetings at GW.

Blatt received the award during the 2017 NEGEA Education Meeting at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, May 6.

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