Gold Medal Award Honorees

Each year the WSRS board honors a Washington State radiologist, radiation oncologist or clinical medical physicist with a Gold Medal Award recognizing outstanding service to our profession demonstrated throughout the recipient’s career. 

Gold Medal Nomination Form

Congratulations to our 2023 Gold Medal Award Winner Dr. Robert D. Karl, Jr., MD

  • Diagnostic Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • Washington Permanente Medical Group and Group Health Cooperative
  • Service Line Chief of Radiology 2006-2018
  • Board of Directors; Group Health Permanente 2003-2013
  • Chief of Radiology and Residency Program Director; Madigan Army Medical Center;
  • Volunteer for USA Swimming, Special Olympics and Boy Scouts
  • Little League Umpire

Thank you for your contributions to Radiology in Washington State. Congratulations Dr Karl!


Congratulations to our two gold medal recipients for 2018 who both accepted their awards at the 2018 WSRS annual meeting on Nov. 3, 2018. This year there were two exceptional candidates so the board made the decision to award two gold medals in 2018.

Dr. Pooja Voria presents the gold medal award to Dr. Marie Lee, FACR

Dr. Pooja Voria presents the gold medal award to Dr. Gail Morgan, FACR


Nominations for the 2021 Gold Medal Award will be accepted between now and August 15, 2021. Download the Gold Medal Nomination Form here.

2017: Charles Rohrmann, Jr., MD, FACR
2016: Norman Beauchamp, MD, FACR
2015: Fred Mann, MD
2014: James Alonzo Nelson, MD
2013: William Marks, MD
2012: Don Cubberley, MD
2011: Bill Warren, MD
2010: Leland Burnett, MD