Our very own Dr. Carlos Girod has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Patricia and William L. Watson, Jr., M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine. This award was established in 2009 and recognizes a faculty physician who exemplifies excellence in clinical care. Dr. Girod is highly regarded by faculty, housetaff and patients alike. He is well known for his extraordinary clinical expertise, management skills and exemplary commitment to Parkland. Please join me in commending Dr. Girod on this prestigious honor.