Dr. Khurana receives AMA Foundation award

Washington, DC-Rahul N. Khurana, MD, from Santa Monica, CA, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation's 2007 Leadership Award. This award provides medical students, residents/fellows, young physicians, and international medical graduate physicians from around the country with special training to develop their skills as future leaders in organized medicine.

Washington, DC-Rahul N. Khurana, MD, from Santa Monica, CA, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation's 2007 Leadership Award. This award provides medical students, residents/fellows, young physicians, and international medical graduate physicians from around the country with special training to develop their skills as future leaders in organized medicine.

The AMA Foundation honored 51 individuals with the award at its annual Excellence in Medicine Awards ceremony in February. The awards are presented in association with the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative, and recipients are recognized for demonstrating outstanding non-clinical leadership skills in advocacy, community service, and education.

Dr. Khurana is a fellow in uveitis at the Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California, where he also completed his residency in ophthalmology. As a member of the Joint Council of Interns and Residents, he worked on several issues affecting resident life, patient care, and hospital matters in one of the largest hospitals in the country.