The William T. Thorwarth award, created in Thorwarth’s honor, was developed by the Commission on Economics to honor members or staff that show excellence in the field of economics and health policy by way of leadership, diplomacy and integrity. It is not an annual award, but is given on a merit basis to outstanding individuals deserving recognition in the field of economics and health policy.

Recipients of the William T. Thorwarth, Jr., MD Award

2004: William T. Thorwarth, Jr., MD, FACR
2006: Gordon S. Perlmutter, MD, FACR
2007: James P. Borgstede, MD, FACR
2008: Pamela J. Kassing, RCC
2009: John A. Patti, MD, FACR
2010: Diane Marie Hayek, BA, RCC
2012: Bibb Allen, Jr., MD, FACR
2013: Richard Duszak, Jr., MD, FACR
2014: James M. Moorefield, MD, FACR
2015: Mark O. Bernardy, MD, FACR
2016: Christopher G. Ullrich, MD, FACR