AMSNY President Emeritus Jo Wiederhorn Recognized by SUNY Downstate
In commemoration of National Women’s History Month, SUNY Downstate’s Office of Diversity Education and Research hosted a lecture and award ceremony in memory of Dale Blackstock, MD on March 10th. AMSNY President Emeritus Jo Wiederhorn was recognized with the annual Dr. Dale Blackstock Award for her longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Blackstock was an internist, nephrologist, geriatrician, and member of the faculty in Downstate’s College of Medicine during the 1980s and 1990s. The newly formed OIE continues the tradition of honoring women from the Downstate community and beyond this year.