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Carol Gilbert wins Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism in Medicine Award

November 15, 2016

Carol Gilbert with members of AAMC's leadership and board at the organization's annual awards dinner.
Top row: Bruce Johnson, associate dean for faculty affairs; Silpa Thaivalappil, fourth-year medical student and OSR representative; Cynda Johnson, dean. Bottom row: Cody Roberts, second-year medical student and OSR representative; Aubrey Knight, associate dean for student affairs; and Carol Gilbert, associate professor of surgery and Humanism and Medicine award recipient.

Carol Gilbert, associate professor of surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, won the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award.

The prestigious award “honors a medical school faculty physician who exemplifies the qualities of a caring and compassionate mentor in the teaching and advising of medical students.”

The Association of American Medical College (AAMC) gives out the award at their annual conference at an awards dinner, held on Nov. 13, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. An awards luncheon was also held at the conference on Friday, Nov. 11.

Carol Gilbert receives her award, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism in Medicine Award, from Robert Laskowski, immediate past chair of the AAMC Board of Directors, at the awards dinner.
Carol Gilbert receives her award, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism in Medicine Award, from Robert Laskowski, immediate past chair of the AAMC Board of Directors, at the awards dinner.
Carol Gilbert with Robert Laskowski, immediate past chair of the AAMC Board of Directors, at the awards dinner.
Carol Gilbert with Robert Laskowski, immediate past chair of the AAMC Board of Directors, at the awards dinner.
Group photo Carol Gilbert Award Dinner 2016
Carol Gilbert with members of AAMC's leadership and board at the organization's annual awards dinner.
The awards program during the AAMC's Awards Dinner and Reception held on Sunday, Nov. 13, in Seattle.
The awards program during the AAMC's Awards Dinner and Reception held on Sunday, Nov. 13, in Seattle.

The AAMC put together a video about Carol Gilbert and why she was honored with the prestigious Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism in Medicine Award.

Carol Gilbert with Aubrey Knight, associate dean for students affairs, and the school's OSR representatives who put together her nomination: second-year student Cody Roberts, fourth-year student Silpa Thaivalappil, third-year student Alyssa Savelli, and first-year student Anisha Chada, during an awards luncheon.
Carol Gilbert with Aubrey Knight, associate dean for students affairs, and the school's OSR representatives who put together her nomination: second-year student Cody Roberts, fourth-year student Silpa Thaivalappil, third-year student Alyssa Savelli, and first-year student Anisha Chada, during an awards luncheon.
Carol Gilbert at an awards luncheon with Aubrey Knight and students Alyssa Savelli, Cody Roberts, and Anisha Chada
Carol Gilbert at an awards luncheon with Aubrey Knight and students Alyssa Savelli, Cody Roberts, and Anisha Chada
Carol Gilbert at the awards luncheon with Dean Cynda Johnson and Associate Dean for Student Affairs Aubrey Knight.
Carol Gilbert at the awards luncheon with Dean Cynda Johnson and Associate Dean for Student Affairs Aubrey Knight.
Carol Gilbert with VTCSOM guests and Gold Foundation representatives at an awards luncheon that honored her and other award recipients.
Carol Gilbert with VTCSOM guests and Gold Foundation representatives at an awards luncheon that honored her and other award recipients.

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