R. Pettigrew to receive Vannevar Bush Award
The IS3R is delighted to share the news that the National Science Board (NSB) has named Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew as recipient of the Vannevar Bush Award. The award honors science and technology leaders who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the US through public service in science, technology and public policy.
The Executive Board cordially congratulate Dr. Pettigrew on the award of this distinguished honor.
Pettigrew is CEO of Engineering Health (EnHealth) and executive dean for Engineering Medicine (EnMed) at Texas A&M University and Houston Methodist Hospital, as well as the Robert A. Welch Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Statement on Clinician Well-Being
The IS3R recently contributed to the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience. The society submitted a statement and shared plans of action to reverse clinician burnout and promote clinician well-being. The statement is now available on the NAM website. (03/2018)