The Spirit of Charity Foundation

2021 Spirit of Charity Award

Raju Thomas, MD

This year we honor Dr. Raju Thomas, the Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Tulane University School of Medicine. Since 1998, we have presented the award to a physician whose career began or was nurtured in the healing and teaching wards of our historic Charity Hospital and has made a significant contribution to medicine during their career. Join us as we celebrate Dr. Raju Thomas, Friday, September 24! Click for event details or ticket, table and sponsorship information.

Steve Nelson, MD, Dean of LSUHSC School of Medicine
2020
The entire dedicated team of
University Medical Center for all their COVID-19 efforts
Steve Nelson, MD, Dean of LSUHSC School of Medicine
2019
Steve Nelson, M.D.
LSUHSC School of Medicine
Dean
L. Lee Hamm, III, M.D.
2018
L. Lee Hamm, III, M.D.
Tulane
Nephrology
Bennett deBoisblanc, MD
2017
Bennett deBoisblanc, MD
LSU
Pulmonary/Critical Care
 Raoul Rodriguez, MD
2016
Raoul Rodriguez, MD
Tulane
Orthopaedic Surgery
Joseph J. Biundo, Jr., MD
2015
Joseph J. Biundo, Jr., MD
LSU
Rheumatology and PM&R
Frank Incaprera, MD
2014
Karen DeSalvo, MD
Tulane Internal Medicine
Jack Andonie, MD
2013
Jack Andonie, MD
LSU
Ob/Gyn
William Gill, MD
2012
William Gill, MD
Tulane
Pediatric Neonatologist
Michael DeBakey, MD
2011
Charles "Bo" Sanders, MD
LSU
Internal Medicine
Newton E. Hyslop, Jr., MD
2010
Newton E. Hyslop, Jr., MD
Tulane
Infectious Disease
David "Luke" Glancy, MD
2009
David "Luke" Glancy, MD
LSU
Cardiology
Norman E. McSwain, Jr., MD
2008
Norman E. McSwain, Jr., M
Tulane
Trauma Surgery
Frank Incaprera, MD
2005
Frank Incaprera, MD
LSU
Internal Medicine
Hyman Cyril Tolmas, MD
2004
Hyman Cyril Tolmas, MD
Tulane
Pediatrics
Isidore Cohn, Jr., MD
2003
Isidore Cohn, Jr., MD
LSU
Surgery
Albert L. Hyman, MD
2002
Albert L. Hyman, MD
Tulane
Cardiology
Jack Perry Strong, MD
2001
Jack Perry Strong, MD
LSU
Pathology
Abe Mickal, MD
2000
Abe Mickal, MD
LSU
Ob/Gyn
Gerald Berenson, MD
1999
Gerald Berenson, MD
Tulane
Cardiology
Michael DeBakey, MD
1998
Michael DeBakey, MD
Tulane
Cardiothoracic Surgery

  

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at University Medical Center New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    University Medical Center New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).