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Published on April 01, 2011

Ronald C. Goren, M.D., Named Skromak Award Winner

Northeast Philadelphia, PA - Ronald C. Goren, M.D., was named winner of Nazareth Hospital Medical Staff's 2011 Dr. Stanley J. Skromak award at the Hospital's Doctors' Day luncheon on March 30. Dr. Goren, a noted Infectious Disease specialist, chairs Nazareth's Infection Prevention Committee.

A graduate of Temple University, Dr. Goren completed his residency at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He also completed a fellowship in Infectious Disease at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dr. Goren is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Infectious Diseases. He often appears on local television news as an expert on such topics as flu, infection prevention, and pandemic response. During the H1N1 flu outbreak, Dr. Goren and Nazareth Hospital partnered with NBC10 to answer questions via real-time web chats, and to provide vital information about the flu for television viewers.

The Dr. Stanley J. Skromak award is presented annually to a physician who exemplifies dedication to the medical profession, fosters medical education, demonstrates exemplary patient/physician interaction, shows courtesy and respect towards everyone, and who is a true "doctor's doctor." The 2010 recipient was medical oncologist J. Frederick Laucius, M.D.

The award is named for Dr. Stanley J. Skromak, one of the founding physicians at Nazareth Hospital, and Medical Staff President during the 1960s. Dr. Skromak was noted for his medical knowledge and friendly approach to his patients.

Dr. Patrick Waters and Dr. Ron Goren at Doctors's Day 2010

Nazareth Hospitals Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Patrick Waters [left] presents Dr. Ron
Goren with the Dr. Stanley J Skromak
Award on Doctors Day.

"We are grateful to have Dr. Goren as a member of Nazareth Hospital's medical staff. He is a consummate professional," said Nazareth Hospital's Associate Chief Medical Officer, Patrick T. Waters, D.O.

"I am honored to receive this award, because it symbolizes doing one's best for ones patients and colleagues. And I really try to approach every day that way," said Dr. Goren.

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