Air Medical Association Honors UW Health Med Flight Physician
Madison, Wisconsin - A veteran UW Health flight physician has been honored with the Distinguished Physician Award by the Air Medical Physicians Association.
"It was a surprise to receive this recognition," said Dr. Michael Abernethy, chief flight physician for UW Health's Med Flight. "I'm really honored because I have great respect for the organization and its members."
Abernethy was one of the founding members of the Air Medical Physicians Association (AMPA), which was established in 1992. The award recognizes a physician who has significantly contributed to the air medicine profession and to recognize lifetime achievement and service to the air medical community.
The AMPA Board of Trustees pick the award winner from nominations of AMPA members.
Date Published: 10/17/2017