June 22, 2017
Dr. Mark S. Cohen, hand, wrist and elbow orthopedic surgeon, was selected as the winner of the 2016-17 Rush Excellence in Clinical Service Award. The award recognizes faculty who demonstrate continuous excellence in clinical care, leadership and scholarship.
Dr. Cohen is the author of more than 125 medical articles, 56 book chapters and he has written a textbook on Hand and Wrist injuries. In addition, he is an editor of Green's Operative Hand Surgery, the most widely read and recognized Hand and Elbow Surgery textbook in the world. He has participated in over 300 continuing education courses where he has taught other doctors, serving as Course Chairman 45 times.
For the last 24 years, he has been the Director of the Orthopaedic Hand and Elbow Section at Rush University, and he currently serves as the Director of Orthopaedic Education in the department. He has won several research, teaching and achievement awards and is a member of 16 national and international medical societies and associations.