Nominees for the award must be MSV member physicians who have high personal integrity and have been outstanding leaders in their fields. Nominees should embody one or more of the following award criteria: 

  • Making an outstanding contribution to the community for citizenship and public service, beyond the call of duty, as a practicing physician. 
  • Providing outstanding leadership in the field of political advocacy. 
  • Promoting the art and science of medicine in or through government service. 

All nominations must be submitted in writing and received by September 15, 2021. Nominees must be members of the Medical Society of Virginia.

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Previous recipients of the Clarence A. Holland, M.D. Award

  • 2020 - Sandy Chung, M.D., FAAP
  • 2019 - Edward G. Koch, M.D., FACOG
  • 2018 – John F. Butterworth, IV, M.D.
  • 2017 – Dr. Hugh Bryan & Dr. Barbara Allison-Bryan
  • 2016 – S. Hughes Melton, M.D., M.B.A., FAAFP
  • 2015 – Sterling N. Ransone Jr., M.D., FAAFP
  • 2014 - Cynthia Romero, M.D., FAAFP
  • 2013 – Randolph J. Gould, M.D., FACS
  • 2012 – Carol S. Shapiro, MD, MBA
  • 2011 - Karsten Konerding, M.D.& Hazle Konerding, M.D.
  • 2010 - Robert Carl Gunther, M.D., MPH, FAAP
  • 2009 - William C. Reha, M.D., MBA
  • 2008 - J. Mott Robertson Jr., M.D.
  • 2007 - James R. Dudley, M.D., MBA
  • 2006 - E. Claiborne Irby Jr., M.D.
  • 2004 - Willette L. LeHew, M.D.
  • 2003 - C. Barrie Cook, M.D.
  • 2002 - James L. Ghaphery, M.D.
  • 2001 - Ramakrishnan Shenoy, M.D. & Barry Strasnick, M.D.
  • 2000 - Kenneth D. Tuck, M.D.

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