Second Century Award Winner: Joseph M. Craver, MD

Second Century Award Winner: Joseph M. Craver, MD


Profile and tribute to Joseph M. Craver, MD, honored by Emory Healthcare as a one of four distinguished health care leaders awarded its 2010 Second Century Award. He received the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award for Emory University Hospital. About Joseph M. Craver, MD In the three decades before he retired in 2005, Craver surgically repaired the hearts of more than 11,000 patients and taught more than 85 cardiac surgical fellows the skills and art of heart surgery. He also performed Georgia's first minimally invasive, direct coronary artery bypass surgery. Now an emeritus professor of cardiothoracic surgery, Craver is perpetuating his contributions to surgical training at Emory University Hospital. Through a charitable trust, he is creating an annual visiting professor lectureship, a teaching award, and an endowed chair. About the Second Century Awards Emory Healthcare named four distinguished health care leaders as its 2010 Second Century Award winners. Honorees were selected for their significant impact on the care of countless Atlanta citizens, as nominated by Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown supporters and previous award recipients. The awards were presented during the 2010 Second Century Award Dinner, held on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at the Atlanta History Center. Related Links Emory Healthcare Names 2010 Second Century Award Winners Joe Craver creates a generous gift to Emory Campaign Emory: Give to Emory Healthcare

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