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Boeckmann Community Service Award

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Award Background   Watch the Dr. Boeckmann Tribute Video
The annual Community Service Award recognizes "unsung physician heroes" who have made positive contributions to our local community.
Dr. Boeckmann Eduard Boeckmann, MD (1849-1927) was an enterprising physician who developed a preparation process for sterile sutures and later donated his business and proceeds to the Ramsey County Medical Society. Dr. Boeckmann's legacy gift is still a funding source and he is remembered for his passion and generosity for the good of medicine in the east metro area. 

Nominee Criteria - The "unsung physician hero"
This award is given to a member of the Twin Cities Medical Society who is considered an “Unsung Hero” who has served in a volunteer capacity in the leadership and development of special community projects or programs; has participated in civic or service organizations/groups; has participated in educational, charitable, faith-based or other projects; or has held public office.

Contact TCMSF office for Nomination due date.

To nominate a physician: send a description of the physician you are nominating, including specific community activities that are above and beyond his/her professional medical work to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (phone: 612.623.2885 fax:612.623.2888). Nominations are accepted throughout the year. Call TCMSF for specific due date annually.

 Dr. Eduard Boeckmann Tribute Documentary

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