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Majid Sadigh, M.D.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Spring


Majid Sadigh, M.D., associate professor of medicine, was nominated by medical students for the Humanism in Medicine Award presented annually by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The award recognizes a medical school faculty physician who exemplifies the qualities of a caring and compassionate mentor in the teaching and advising of medical students. The candidate must also possess the desirable personal qualities necessary to the practice of patient-centered medicine. Although Sadigh was not named this year’s recipient, he received a plaque in honor of his nomination. In addition to his duties at Waterbury Hospital, Sadigh directs the Makerere University-Yale University collaboration that sends medical students and physicians to Mulago Hospital in Uganda for rotations. The students wrote in their nominating statement that Sadigh “has been a source of inspiration and guidance to the many medical students he has encountered, both on this continent and on continents far away.”

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