FLINT — Samuel R. Dismond, Jr., MD, Hurley Family Physician, and his wife, Janice A. Dismond, RN, were presented with a Presidential Citation during the 146th annual meeting of the Michigan State Medical Society House of Delegates on April 30 in Kalamazoo.
“We feel so honored to be recognized by MSMS and to receive such a prestigious award. Mrs. Dismond and I love medicine and are committed to giving our patients the most comprehensive and outstanding clinical care possible at Hurley Medical Center, day in and day out. We love what we do, and try to make a difference each day in the lives of our patients that we care so deeply about,” said Dr. Dismond and his wife, Janice.
The award was presented to the Dismonds by outgoing MSMS president Daniel B. Michael, MD, PhD, for their distinguished service to the practice of medicine by providing medical care to patients in dire need for more than five decades.
Dr. Dismond has been a practicing physician at Hurley Medical Center for more than 40 years. He is a past president of the Genesee County Medical Society and a past president of the African-American Physicians Association of Genesee County. He has been named Family Physician of the Year by his state and national associations.
The Michigan State Medical Society is the statewide professional association of 16,000 medical doctors in Michigan affiliated with the American Medical Association. Physician policies on various issues involving public health, health care delivery, and medical ethics are set at the annual MSMS House of Delegates meeting. — G.G.