To recognize graduates of the College of Medicine and Program in Medical Sciences for their outstanding contributions to the health of all people through patient care, basic research, clinical research and/or health services administration and the demonstration of the high principles of the medical profession.

Nomination Process:

The nomination process for the Hall of Fame class of 2021 has ended. We are now accepting nominations for the Hall of Fame class of 2022. 

  • Candidates must be nominated by person(s) other than themselves.
  • Nominator must submit a complete nomination letter no later than February 28, 2022 to be considered for the Hall of Fame class of 2022.
  • Nominations will be reconsidered for the next two classes if not chosen in the current election cycle. 
  • To nominate an alumni, complete the nomination form: FSU Medical Alumni Hall of Fame nomination form
    • The nomination form asks you to share how the nominee meets the below criteria in as much detail as possible.
  • The 2022 FSU Medical Alumni Hall of Fame nominations will be reviewed during the FSU Medical Alumni board's spring business meeting. 


  • Service to the Community
    • The nominee has supported the FSU College of Medicine's mission through leadership to alumni, students, and/or the community.
    • The nominee has improved a community in which they reside through humanitarian activities and leadership.
  • Service to the Profession
    • The nominee has improved or enhanced the medical profession through developing program(s). Examples include, but are not limited to: education, research, patient care, and health-care administration.
  • Service to FSU College of Medicine
    • The nominee advances the mission of the FSU College of Medicine through a combination of the following activities:
      • Participating in student-alumni programs such as HOST and mentoring/shadowing programs.
      • Serving as faculty in a clerkship or other role.
      • Supporting fundraising efforts that are vital to our success.
      • Attending College of Medicine events to help us build a cohesive network of friends and supporters and to network with our students. 


Nominate an alumni today by completing the nomination form!

Questions? Contact alumni@med.fsu.edu 


FSU Medical Alumni Hall of Fame Members

The Hall of Fame includes both those individuals who received the Distinguished Alumni Award (presented through 2019) and those who were inducted as part of a Hall of Fame class (starting in 2020).

  • 2021
    • Tanya Anim, M.D. (Class of 2010)
    • Fawn Harrison, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • Rudy Hehn, M.D. (PIMS 1978)
    • Peter Katona, M.D. (PIMS 1974)
    • Jimmy Moss, M.D.  (Class of 2010)
    • Stephen Patrick, M.D.  (Class of 2007)

The 2021 FSU Medical Alumni Hall of Fame recipients were recognized at the College of Medicine's Class of 2025 White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 6, 2021, followed by a dinner and a formal presentation at the Heritage Museum in Dodd Hall. To learn more about the 2021 recipients visit https://med.fsu.edu/halloffame.

  • 2020
    • H. William Higgins, M.D. (Class of 2009)
    • Mary Watson, M.D. (Class of 2009)
    • Wendy Ann Myers, M.D. (PIMS 1977)
    • Michael Okun, M.D. (PIMS 1993)
    • Michael J. Sweeney, M.D.  (PIMS 1975)

The 2020 FSU Medical Alumni Hall of Fame recipients were honored at the College of Medicine's virtual 20th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion on Nov. 6, 2020. To learn more about the 2020 recipients visit https://med.fsu.edu/halloffame.

  • 2019
    • Kerry Bachista, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • Robert L. Brown Sr., M.D. (PIMS 1981)
  • 2018
    • Matthew Lee, M.D. (Class of 2006)
    • Stephanie Lee, M.D. (Class of 2006)
    • Stephen Cummings, M.D. (PIMS 1976)
  • 2017
    • Christie Alexander, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • C. David Smith, M.D. (PIMS 1996)
  • 2016
    • Garrett Chumney, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • Michael Weiss, M.D. (PIMS 1991)
  • 2015
    • Robin Albritton, M.D. (Class of 2007)
    • Frank Walker, Jr., M.D. (PIMS 1974)
  • 2014
    • Mel Hartsfield, M.D. (PIMS 1978)

For more information about the FSU Medical Alumni Hall of Fame, please contact alumni@med.fsu.edu.