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  • Gold Medalists

  • The Gold Medal is RSNA's highest honor. It is awarded annually by the Board of Directors to those persons who, in the judgment of the Board, have rendered unusual service to the science of radiology. Typically, three medals are awarded each year in accordance with the Bylaws as revised November 1977. Unanimous vote of the Board of Directors is required. (Addresses indicated are at time of award.)

    2014 Gary J. Becker, MD, Tucson, AZ 1983 Alexander R. Margulis, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2014 Allen S. Lichter, MD, Alexandria, VA 1983 William T. Meszaros, MD, Chicago, IL
    2014 Etta D. Pisano, MD, Charleston, SC 1982 Hillier L. Baker, Jr, MD, Rochester, MN
    2013 Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Boston, MA 1982 John W. Coltman, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA
    2013 Harvey L. Neiman, MD, McLean, VA 1982 Alice Ettinger, MD, Brookline, MA
    2013 J. Frank Wilson, MD, Milwaukee, WI 1981 Charles T. Dotter, MD, Portland, OR
    2012 R. Gilbert Jost, MD, Saint Louis, MO 1981 R. Brian Holmes, MD, Toronto, ON
    2012 William W. Olmsted, MD, Potomac, MD 1981 Russell H. Morgan, MD, Baltimore, MD
    2012 Stephen R. Thomas, PhD, Cincinnati, OH 1980 John W. Beeler, MD, Indianapolis, IN
    2011 Robert R. Hattery, MD, Tucson, AZ 1980 Godfrey Hounsfield, DSc, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    2011 Bruce J. Hillman, MD, Wake Forest, NC 1980 Juan M. Taveras, MD, Boston, MA
    2011 Herbert Y. Kressel, MD, Boston, MA 1979 Benjamin Felson, MD, Cincinnati, OH
    2010 William R. Brody, MD, PhD, La Jolla, CA 1979 F. Mason Sones, MD, Cleveland, OH
    2010 David H. Hussey, MD, Georgetown, TX 1979 Robert E. Wise, MD, Wellesley Hills, MA
    2010 Elias A. Zerhouni, MD, Columbia, MD 1978 David S. Carroll, MD, Memphis, TN
    2009 Gary M. Glazer, MD, Stanford, CA 1978 Philip Hodes, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2009 Brian C. Lentle, MD, Victoria, BC 1977 J. W. J. Carpender, MD, Carbondale, PA
    2009 David C. Levin, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1977 Maurice D. Frazer, MD, Lincoln, NE
    2008 Peggy J. Fritzsche, MD, Redlands, CA 1977 E. Dale Trout, DSc (posthumously), Corvallis, OR
    2008 Anthony V. Proto, MD, Richmond, VA 1976 William R. Eyler, MD, Detroit, MI
    2008 Lee F. Rogers, MD, Tucson, AZ 1976 Ivan J. Miller, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2007 R. Nick Bryan, MD, PhD, Philadelphia, PA 1975 Robert P. Barden, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2007 William R. Hendee, PhD, Whitefish Bay, WI 1975 John R. Hodgson, MD, Rochester, MN
    2007 James H. Thrall, MD, Boston, MA 1974 Richard H. Marshak, MD, New York, NY
    2006 George R. Leopold, MD, La Jolla, CA 1974 Stanley M. Wyman, MD, Belmont, MA
    2006 Anne G. Osborn, MD, Salt Lake City, UT 1973 Reynold F. Brown, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2006 Jerry P. Petasnick, MD, Chicago, IL 1973 Robert D. Moreton, MD, Houston, TX
    2005 Edmund A. Franken, Jr, MD, Iowa City, IA 1972 Harold G. Jacobson, MD, Bronx, NY
    2005 C. Douglas Maynard, MD, Winston-Salem, NC 1972 Lucy Frank Squire, MD, New York, NY
    2005 H. Rodney Withers, MD, DSc, Los Angeles, CA 1971 Richard H. Chamberlain, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2004 Alexander Gottschalk, MD, East Lansing, MI 1970 Cesare Gianturco, MD, Urbana, IL
    2004 Seymour H. Levitt, MD, Minneapolis, MN 1969 Theodore J. Wachowski, MD, Wheaton, IL
    2004 John G. McAfee, MD, Chevy Chase, MD 1968 Laurence L. Robbins, MD, Boston, MA
    2003 Stanley Baum, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1967 John A. Evans, MD, New York, NY
    2003 William G. Bradley, Jr, MD, PhD, San Diego, CA 1966 Juan A. del Regato, MD, Colorado Springs, CO
    2003 David B. Fraser, MD, Musquodoboit Harbor, NS 1965 Marvin M. D. Williams, PhD, Rochester, MN
    2002 Michael S. Huckman, MD, Chicago, IL 1964 H. Dabney Kerr, MD, St. Michaels, MD
    2002 Stanley S. Siegelman, MD, Baltimore, MD 1963 Harold O. Wyckoff, PhD, Silver Spring, MD
    2002 Michael A. Sullivan, MD, New Orleans, LA 1962 Arthur C. Singleton, MD, Toronto, ON
    2001 M. Paul Capp, MD, Tucson, AZ 1961 L. Henry Garland, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2001 Ernest J. Ferris, MD, Little Rock, AR 1960 Thomas B. Bond, MD, Fort Worth, TX
    2001 Mutsumasa Takahashi, MD, Kumamoto, Japan 1960 Warren H. Cole, MD, Chicago, IL
    2000 Jose Luis Ramirez-Arias, MD, Mexico City, Mexico 1959 Frederick W. O'Brien, MD, Boston, MA
    2000 Helen C. Redman, MD, Dallas, TX 1958 Robert R. Newell, MD, San Francisco, CA
    2000 Delmar J. Stauffer (posthumously), Oak Brook, IL 1957 Eugene P. Pendergrass, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    2000 James E. Youker, MD, Milwaukee, WI 1957 Merrill C. Sosman, MD, Boston, MA
    1999 Malcolm A. Bagshaw, MD, Stanford, CA 1956 Lawrence Reynolds, MD, Detroit, MI
    1999 Jerzy Einhorn, MD, PhD, Stockholm, Sweden 1955 John S. Bouslog, MD, Denver, CO
    1999 O. Wayne Houser, MD, Rochester, MN 1955 Ira H. Lockwood, MD, Kansas City, MO
    1998 Thomas S. Harle, MD, Winston-Salem, NC 1954 Warren W. Furey, MD, Chicago, IL
    1998 Eugene C. Klatte, MD, Indianapolis, IN 1954 Lauriston S. Taylor, ScD, Bethesda, MD
    1998 Carl J. Zylak, MD, Detroit, MI 1953 Leo G. Rigler, MD, Minneapolis, MN
    1997 Derek C. Harwood-Nash, MD, DSc (posthumously),
    Toronto, ON
    1952 Ross Golden, MD, New York, NY
    1997 Daniel H. Johnson, Jr, MD, Metairie, LA 1951 George E. Pfahler, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    1997 Wallace T. Miller, Sr, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1950 James T. Case, MD, Chicago, IL
    1996 Morton A. Bosniak, MD, New York, NY 1950 Howard P. Doub, MD, Detroit, MI
    1996 Robert G. Parker, MD, Los Angeles, CA 1949 John D. Camp, MD, Rochester, MN
    1996 Jerome H. Shapiro, MD, Boston, MA 1949 Donald S. Childs, MD, Syracuse, NY
    1995 Herbert L. Abrams, MD, Stanford, CA 1948 W. Edward Chamberlain, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    1995 Malcolm D. Jones, MD, Santa Ana, CA 1948 Lowell S. Goin, MD, Los Angeles, CA
    1995 Edward B. Singleton, MD, Houston, TX 1947 Gioacchino Failla, MD, New York, NY
    1994 E. Robert Heitzman, MD, Syracuse, NY 1947 Douglas Quick, MD, New York, NY
    1994 Irvin I. Kricheff, MD, New York, NY 1946 Robert S. Stone, MD, San Francisco, CA
    1994 Rosalyn Yalow, PhD, Bronx, NY 1941 Edith Hinkley Quimby, MD, New York, NY
    1993 Robert E. Campbell, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1939 Francis C. Wood, MD, New York, NY
    1993 Frank L. Hussey, MD, Park Ridge, IL 1937 George W. Holmes, MD, Boston, MA
    1993 Eugene L. Saenger, MD, Cincinnati, OH 1936 Edwin C. Ernst, MD, St. Louis, MO
    1992 Eric J. Hall, PhD, DSc, New York, NY 1936 Otto Glasser, MD, Cleveland, OH
    1992 Jack S. Krohmer, PhD, Georgetown, TX 1933 Eben J. Carey, MD, Milwaukee, WI
    1992 James J. McCort, MD, Walnut Creek, CA 1933 Chevalier Jackson, MD, Philadelphia, PA
    1991 W. Peter Cockshott, MD, Hamilton, ON 1932 Leon J. Menville, MD, New Orleans, LA
    1991 Douglas W. MacEwan, MD, Winnipeg, MB 1931 Carlos Heuser, MD, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    1991 William J. Tuddenham, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1931 Maximilian J. Hubeny, MD, Chicago, IL
    1990 Richard E. Buenger, MD, Chicago, IL 1930 Robert A. Millikan, MD, Pasadena, CA
    1990 Robert G. Fraser, MD, Birmingham, AL 1930 Henry Schmitz, MD, Chicago, IL
    1990 Paul A. Riemenschneider, MD, Santa Barbara, CA 1929 Joseph Colt Bloodgood III, MD, Baltimore, MD
    1989 Luther W. Brady, Jr, MD, Philadelphia, PA 1929 Russell Loudrum Haden, MD, Cleveland, OH
    1989 Sidney W. Nelson, MD, Seattle, WA 1928 Arthur Compton, PhD, Chicago, IL
    1989 Elias G. Theros, MD, Winston-Salem, NC 1926 Amedee Granger, MD, New Orleans, LA
    1988 James G. Kereiakes, PhD, Cincinnati, OH 1926 William G. Hettich, Chicago, IL
    1988 Richard G. Lester, MD, Norfolk, VA 1926 W. Walter Wasson, MD, Denver, CO
    1988 George Schuyler, Oak Brook, IL 1925 Evarts S. Graham, MD, St. Louis, MO
    1987 Giovanni Di Chiro, MD, Bethesda, MD 1924 Preston M. Hickey, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
    1987 Paul C. Lauterbur, PhD, Urbana, IL 1924 Benjamin H. Orndoff, MD, Chicago, IL
    1986 Gerald D. Dodd, Jr, MD, Houston, TX 1923 Emil G. Beck, MD, Berkeley, CA
    1986 Melvin M. Figley, MD, Seattle, WA 1923 H. Clyde Snook, MD, New York, NY
    1986 Theodore A. Tristan, MD, Camp Hill, PA 1922 Percy Brown, MD, Egypt, MA
    1985 Milton Elkin, MD, Bronx, NY 1922 Mme. Marie Curie, Paris, France
    1985 Eleanor D. Montague, MD, Houston, TX 1922 Gosta Forssell, MD, Stockholm, Sweden
    1985 Leonard Stanton, MS, Philadelphia, PA 1922 Maud Slye, MD, Chicago, IL
    1984 John A. Campbell, MD, Los Angeles, CA 1921 Lewis Gregory Cole, MD, White Plains, NY
    1984 Henry P. Pendergrass, MD, Nashville, TN 1921 Augustus W. Crane, MD, Kalamazoo, MI
    1984 Adele Swenson, Oak Brook, IL 1921 Henry K. Dunham, MD, Cincinnati, OH
    1983 Gilbert H. Fletcher, MD, Houston, TX 1921 Hollis E. Potter, MD, Chicago, IL
      1919 Heber Robarts, MD, Belleville, IL