Dr. Ferdinand Valentine was elected a Fellow of The New York Academy of Medicine on January 2, 1896. He was a founder of the American Urological Association and its first secretary and third President. He was Professor of Genitourinary Diseases at the New York School of Clinical Medicine and made many contributions to the medical literature. His clinical appointments included Consulting Genitourinary Surgeon to the Manhattan State Hospital, to the West Side German Dispensary and the Red Cross Hospital. The Valentine Medal and Lectureship was created by the Valentine family to celebrate his many contributions to medicine. 

2016 Valentine Lecture and Award

Linda M. Dairiki Shortliffe, MD
Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor Emerita of Urology, Stanford University
“Form and Function in the Urinary Tract"
Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 5:15PM-7:15PM
Details and Registration

Contact information

The Ferdinand C. Valentine Lecture and Award
Office of Trustee and Fellowship Affairs
The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10029-5202
Tel: 212-419-3544
Fax: 212-822-7338


Previous Recipients

2015 Dr. Jerry G. Blaivas
            Dr. William C. DeGroat

2014 Dr. Gerald H. Jordan

2013 Dr. Tom F. Lue

2012 Dr. Demetrius H. Bagley

2011 Dr. Alan J. Wein

2010 Dr. Jack McAninch

2009 Dr. Shlomo Raz

2008 Dr. Andrew Novick

2007 Dr. William Catalona

2006 Dr. Carl A. Olsson

2005 Dr. Joseph W. Segura

2004 Dr. Jean B. deKernion

2003 Dr. Donald Coffey

2002 Dr. Lowell R. King
             Dr. Alan B. Retik

2001 Dr. Patrick C. Walsh

2000 Dr. E. Daracott Vaughan, Jr.

1999 Dr. Donald Skinner

1998 Dr. William R. Fair

1997 Dr. Emil Tanagho

1996 Dr. Paul Peters

1995 Dr. Frank Hinman, Jr.

1994 Dr. John P. Donohue

1993 Dr. C. Eugene Carlton, Jr.
            Dr. John T. Grayhack
            Dr. Jay Y. Gillenwater

1992 Dr. Richard Turner-Warwick

1991 Dr. Thomas Stamey

1990 Dr. Kurt Amplatz
            Dr. Wilfrido R. Castenada-Zuniga
            Dr. Ralph V. Clayman
            Dr. Robert P. Miller
            Dr. Arthur D. Smith

1989 Dr. Fathollah K. Mostofi

1988 Dr. Joseph J. Kaufman

1987 Dr. George R. Nagamatsu

1986 Dr. Pablo A. Morales

1985 Dr. William Hardy Hendren, III

1984 Dr. Hugh Judge Jewett

1983 Dr. John Kingsley Lattimer

1982 Dr. Wilet Francis Whitmore, Jr.

1981 Mr. William P. Didusch

1980 Dr. Willard E. Goodwin

1979 Dr. Meyer M. Melicow

1978 Dr. David Innes Williams

1977 Dr. Eugene Myron Bricker

1976 Dr. Reed Nesbit

1975 Dr. Sven I. Seldinger

1974 Dr. Victor F. Marshall

1973 Dr. Alfred Jost

1972 Dr. Rubin Flocks

1971 Dr. Robert Hotchkiss

1970 Dr. John Harrison
            Dr. David Hume
            Dr. John Merrill
            Dr. Joseph E. Murray

1969 Dr. William Kolf

1968 Dr. Terence Millin

1967 Dr. Alexander B. Gutman

1966 Dr. Theodore McCann Davis

1965 Dr. Moses Swik

1964 Dr. Harry Goldblatt

1963 Dr. Meredith F. Campbell

1962 Dr. Charles B. Huggins