ACEP Past President Robert E. Suter, DO, MHA, FACEP, COL, MC, received the prestigious Major General Lewis Aspey Mologne Award recently in a ceremony held in Qatar. The Army surgeon general selected Dr. Suter to receive the award, which recognizes a balance between outstanding leadership in military medicine and leadership in academics on a national level.
Dr. Suter, who entered the Army in August 1978 on a four-year ROTC scholarship, has served in a variety of positions in the Medical Service Corps. He was elected and served as president of ACEP from 2004 to 2005 and was president of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine in 2006.
He currently is commander of the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) Forward, U.S. Army Central, and also is the Surgeon General‘s Emergency Medicine Consultant (USAR) and a professor of military and emergency medicine at Uniformed Services University. He also retains a civilian position as professor of emergency medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.