Boigon Presented with Clinical Practice Award by The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians
ABINGTON, PA (December 16, 2010) — Margot I. Boigon, M.D., received the Clinical Practice Award from The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians during the Pennsylvania Chapter’s annual Awards Dinner held in Hershey, December 4, 2010. The award was presented in recognition of her exceptional service to patients, community and profession.
Boigon practices medicine, both hospital based and ambulatory care, at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA, where she is an attending physician and a core teaching faculty member in the Department of Medicine. Currently, she is also serving as a clinical associate professor of medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the Temple University School of Medicine.
Boigon completed her medical doctorate at The Medical College of Pennsylvania and her medicine residency at Temple University Hospital. She is board certified in internal medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She has received many academic honors and awards, including two “Outstanding Educator” awards from Temple, and, more recently, multiple “Golden Apple” teaching awards from medicine residents at Abington Memorial Hospital.
When she is not practicing medicine, Boigon enjoys volunteering her time as a soccer coach for the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club and as a committee chair for the Parents Association at Germantown Friends School. She resides in Philadelphia with her partner and their son, a freshman at Dickinson College and daughter, a seventh grader at Germantown Friends. “Thank you so much for this honor, said Boigon. I appreciate sharing it with my family, especially my daughter Maddy, who is celebrating her 13th birthday today.”
The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians is a professional medical organization with 7,000 members. Its members include internists and other medical subspecialists who provide comprehensive care to adult patients. The ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its membership of 129,000 includes internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and medical students, residents and fellows.