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State/Congressional Nominator Medical Specialty Audio/Video Clips
Photo of Sharon L. Hostler, M.D.

Sharon L. Hostler, M.D.

"Role Model for Women in Medicine"

"My patients, the kids, never fail to inspire me with their tremendous courage and determination in the face of severe disabilities. They give much more than we can give them."

Virgil H. Goode, Jr.
Photo of Debra G. Perina, M.D.

Debra G. Perina, M.D.

"Emergency Medicine Expert and Leader"

"In emergency medicine, we are treating people at some of the worst moments of their lives. One of my greatest satisfactions is being part of a team that gives emergency patients what they need and puts them on the road to recovery."

Virgil H. Goode, Jr.
Photo of Georgeanna Seegar Jones, M.D.

Georgeanna Seegar Jones, M.D.

"Pioneer in Reproductive Medicine"

""She was a legend in her field. She had a superb scientific mind and was able to see the value of science better than anybody else around. Her work at the Jones Institute opened significant avenues for women with infertility. She really was behind making in-vitro fertilization possible in the United States." (Alfred Abuhamad, M.D., chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at Eastern Virginia Medical School)"

Former Rep. Ed Schrock
Photo of Melissa A. Warfield, M.D.

Melissa A. Warfield, M.D.

"A builder of children, children's hospitals and physicians..."

"There is no better example of a physician, male or female, who always fought the good fight, not for the sake of personal gain, but for the sake of sick and dying children."

Former Rep. Ed Schrock
Photo of Nancy Fishback, M.D.

Nancy Fishback, M.D.

"Dedicated Teacher and Expert on Sleep Disorders"

"The study of sleep disorders is in its infancy and that makes it especially fascinating. Some of the real pioneers are still alive and working. It's a bit like being able to call up Freud and talk with him about psychology."

Former Representative Ed Schrock
Photo of Lisa Kaplowitz, M.D.

Lisa Kaplowitz, M.D.

"Leader in Public Health and Emergency Preparedness"

"For me the most important reward is to know you made a difference in your community, that you contributed something and helped others."

John Warner
Photo of Gail P. Jarvik, M.D.

Gail P. Jarvik, M.D.

"Pioneer in Medical Genetics"

"I've always been fascinated by genetics and helping improve people's health through genetics."

Senator Maria Cantwell
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