Dr. Tenebaum's immense career stems from the combination of his three greatest passions: science, helping people and teaching.
NEW YORK, NY, June 30, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Joseph Tenenbaum celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University for over 40 years, Dr. Tenebaum's immense career stems from the combination of his three greatest passions: science, helping people and teaching. Today, he dedicates his days to doing what he loves, whether it is teaching cardiology, making rounds at New York Presbyterian Hospital or taking care of patients personally.
Dr. Tenenbaum began his career in medicine and education after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University in 1968, followed by his Doctor of Medicine from Harvard University in 1974. He was additionally mentored by Prof. Henry Linschitz and Dr. William Silen at the aforementioned universities, both of whom he considers critical influences on his work. Another major influence was Dr. Edgar Leifer, which can explain why Dr. Tenebaum has been proud to be have been recognized as an Edgar Leifer clinical professor at Columbia University in 1992.
In the 1990s, Dr. Tenenbaum's desire to help those in need inspired him to volunteer at the American Austrian Foundation, with which he taught international medicine and served as the vice chair of medicine. He would later work in organizing Columbia University Faculty Practice Organization from 2000 to 2003. During this time, he was active as an attending physician and the interim chairman of the department of medicine at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
In 2010, Dr. Tenenbaum received the true highlight of his career: the prestigious Teacher of the Year Award from Columbia University. Looking back, he attributes much of his success to his role as not just a doctor or a teacher but a leader as well. Dr. Tenenbaum's dedication to Columbia University is clearly evident by the various leadership positions that he held at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He remains a member of the Columbia Faculty Practice Organization and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
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