Nazareth Hospital Names Donald S. Ostrum, MD, Dr. Skromak Award Winner
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (April 9, 2013): Donald S. Ostrum, MD, Chair of Radiology and a member of Nazareth Hospital’s board, received the Dr. Stanley J. Skromak award at Nazareth’s Doctors’ Day Celebration. This award is presented annually to a Nazareth Hospital 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 2012 recipient was Dr. James V. Mackell, Jr., MD, FAAOS.
Dr. Ostrum is a graduate of Temple University Medical School and completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Albert Einstein Medical Center. He joined the staff of Nazareth in 1991.
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. Ostrum is committed to improve quality and patient care. He is a true champion of our core values. We congratulate Dr. Ostrum for his achievement,” said Mathew Mathew, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Nazareth Hospital.