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|For Immediate Release
Oscar Taube, M.D.
Oscar Taube, M.D., Receives Special Achievement Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics
, division director for Adolescent Medicine/Outpatient Services
at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital
, has been honored with a Special Achievement Award from the Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The Special Achievement Award honors a physician, currently a Maryland resident, who over an entire career has made an outstanding contribution to child health through research, service or educational endeavors.
has practiced at Sinai Hospital
for over 26 years. “I have been particularly proud of my work in, and leadership of, the Pediatric Outpatient department at Sinai Greenspring Pediatric Associates
, which mainly serves a high-risk, inner-city patient population,” he says.
other accomplishments at Sinai Hospital
include founding and managing the Pediatric Advocacy month rotation for residents at Sinai, one of the few in the country. “Through rotations in places as varied as the Baltimore City and County Health departments, residents have learned how to advocate for kids and families,” Taube
says. He also serves as the medical consultant to the Arrow Project, which is a diagnostic and treatment unit for troubled teens, and consultant for the Loyola University of Maryland Student Health Department.
Other Sinai Hospital
physicians who were also honored by the AAP are Ken Tellerman, M.D.
, received a Leadership Award and Dana Silver, M.D.
, who was nominated for the Pediatrician of the Year award.
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