Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s Dr. Philip Fox Receives the 2022 Lifetime Specialty Achievement Award from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Recognized for a Distinguished 41-year Career in Veterinary Cardiology

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Dr. Philip Fox accepts the 2022 Lifetime Specialty Achievement Award from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

(New York, N.Y. – July 7, 2022) The Stephen and Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) is proud to announce that Dr. Philip Fox, DVM, MSc, DACVIM/ECVIM (Cardiology), DACVECC, Senior Veterinarian, Service Head of Cardiology, Vincent Astor Chair in Comparative Medicine, and Director, Caspary Research Institute, is the recipient of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine’s 2022 Lifetime Specialty Achievement Award. This illustrious award recognizes prominent leaders who have made significant contributions in their specialty.

Recognized internationally as a leader in cardiology and research, Dr. Philip Fox led the global REVEAL Study, a collaborative 10-year investigation across 50 veterinary centers in 21 countries that identified how hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease that can cause sudden death and heart failure in people, is also present in cats and linked to serious health problems in these pets. As longtime service head of the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s Cardiology Service, Dr. Fox has treated thousands of patients, and has published extensively. Dr. Fox is the founder of the Partners in Practice program, designed to emphasize clinical applicability, in fulfillment of AMC’s mission to provide world-class education for the veterinary community.

“Dr. Phil Fox is a true leader in veterinary cardiology. His career highlights are numerous and include substantial contributions to patient care, training, and mentorship at all levels of veterinary professionals, service to the community, the ACVIM and the specialty of veterinary cardiology, landmark publications in both veterinary and human scientific literature as well as his most recent passion of advancing the science of cardiology pathology and imaging. Dr. Fox’s efforts are an integral part of our current understanding of the natural history, pathology, and treatment of veterinary cardiac disease. He has positively influenced the careers of many cardiologists and the lives of their patients around the globe,” said Steven Rosenthal, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), Cardiology Specialty president at the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, who nominated Dr. Fox for the award.

“Through his accomplishments as a veterinarian, leader, educator, and researcher, Dr. Philip Fox has helped to advance veterinary medicine worldwide,” said Kathryn Coyne, President and Chief Executive Officer at Schwarzman AMC. “Over the course of his illustrious 41-year career in veterinary medicine, Dr. Philip Fox has made, and continues to make, substantial contributions to veterinary cardiology medicine.”

“It is a privilege to receive the 2022 Lifetime Specialty Achievement Award from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,” said Dr. Fox. “I would like to share this award with the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center for recognizing and supporting the continued research efforts into veterinary cardiology and give special thanks to the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine for this honor.”

About the Stephen & Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center

The Stephen & Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) is the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital, with 120+ veterinarians providing the highest quality medical care across more than 20 specialties and services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our mission to provide the best in care, research, and education has been the foundation of our work for over a century. Learn more at: www.elrotativodeconcordia.com/giftoflove.

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