Pearl Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award


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Through a gift from Dr. Ronald Arky, The Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award will be presented annually to a woman who exemplifies humanism and has advanced, through her scholarship, advocacy, leadership or work, the well-being of vulnerable or underserved populations in the health care arena.

The winner will be presented with a plaque and a check for $1,000 from The Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The award will be presented at a ceremony in the Boston area in Fall 2015. The Foundation will cover the cost of the awardee’s expenses to attend the ceremony.

Learn more about Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz.

The 2015 winner of the Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz award is Dr. Mardge Cohen, who has been advocating for people living with HIV, especially women and children, for close to 30 years. Read more