Saul Krugman M.D. – Physician, Scientist, Teacher 1911-1995

A Festschrift

Dr. Krugman with his daughter on the occasion of his 80th birthday (top), Three generations of pediatricians. Dr. Krugman with his son and grandson (bottom)

In April 1991, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, Saul Krugman was honored with a Festschrift. A Festschrift is a memorial volume, made up of articles contributed by pupils or associates and friends of a scientist or leader, published usually to honor some special occasion, such as a birthday or other anniversary.

Program of Festschrift symposium

Excerpts of the Festschrift published in Pediatrics, courtesy of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Additional Awards and Honors given to Dr. Krugman
1967 - Haven Emerson Award
1972 - Modern Medicine Award
James D. Bruce Memorial Award
John M. Russell Award (Markle Foundation)
Charles H. Hood Foundation’s Child Health Award
1972-73 - President, American Pediatric Society, 1972-1973
1974-75 - Vice-President, American Epidemiological Society
1975 - The Grulee Award, American Academy of Pediatrics
1976 - The Gold Medal Award, Phi Lambda Kappa Fraternity
1977 - Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1978 - New York Academy of Medicine Medal
Robert Koch Gold Medal Award
1979 - Honorary Doctor of Science, Ohio State University
1982 - Hellenic Red Cross Gold Medal
Herman M. Biggs Memorial Medal
1983 - Infectious Diseases Society of America Citation
1985 - Albert B. Sabin Medal, German Pediatric Association
Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award
Alexander Wiener Memorial Lecture, New York Blood Center
1986 - Elected Senior Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
First Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Award
1987 - Elected to the Order of Sciences, Academy of Athens, Greece
New York Academy of Sciences Sarah L. Poiley Memorial Award
1988 - William Beaumont Prize in Gastroenterology
1990 - American Liver Foundation Distinguished Service Award
Medical College of Virginia Outstanding Medical Alumnus Award
1991 - Gordon Wilson Lecturer, American Clinical and Climatological Association
1992 - Honored at the Fifth Annual Cold Spring Harbor Conference (dedicated to Drs. Saul Krugman, Maurice Hilleman and Fritz Deinhardt)
1993 - First Annual Saul Krugman Symposium on Pediatrics Viral Infections
Miami Children’s Hospital – Ambassador David M. Walters Hall of Fame Award