(August 4, 2004) — Neurosurgeon Glenn A. Meyer, M.D., has been awarded the Thomas L. Smallwood Award for Patient Care Excellence by the Board of Directors of Froedtert Hospital. Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Meyer practices at Froedtert Hospital, where he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors.
Nominated by his peers at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Meyer was cited for his outstanding surgical skills, compassionate and sensitive approach to patient care and excellence in teaching and research. He has been a member of the Medical College staff since 1972.
“Glenn Meyer epitomizes the spirit and intent of the Thomas L. Smallwood Award,” said William Petasnick, president and chief executive officer at Froedtert Hospital. “He has delivered world-class clinical care to our patients over several decades and has served as a role model to countless other clinicians.”
The Thomas L. Smallwood Award was established in 2003 to honor outstanding contributions to the care of patients at Froedtert Hospital. Award criteria focus on four key areas: clinical skills, scientific inquiry, clinical program development and superior patient outcomes.
The award is named for Thomas L. Smallwood, former chairman of the Froedtert Hospital Board of Directors and a passionate advocate for Froedtert Hospital and its patients.