Honors, Awards and Academic Accomplishments

Dr. Jeffrey Palmer has received many honors, awards and recognition from societies, organizations, and institutions for his care of children and his academic accomplishments as a pediatric urologist.

Honors and Awards

·       New York University Trustee Scholar, 1984 – 1988


·         Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Scholar, 1987


·         National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Scholar, 1987 – 1988


·         Surdna Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Scientific Research Achievement, 1988


·         Charles H. Willey Prize in Biology Honors, New York University, 1988


·         Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Biology, New York University, 1988


·         Albert Strickler Memorial Scholar, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1988 – 1992


·         Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation Scholar, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1988 – 1992


·         Doctorate of Medicine with Distinction for Research in Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1992


·         Montefiore Medical Center People Based Service Recognition Award, 1993


·         Harry W. Schoenberg Urology Resident Award for Research, third prize, 1995


·         Harry W. Schoenberg Urology Resident Award for Research, second prize, 1996


·         North Central Section of the American Urological Association Traveling Fellowship Award, 1996


·         Chicago Urological Society Charles B. Huggins Basic Science Research Award, first prize, 1998


·         Chicago Urological Society Irving J. Shapiro X-ray Conference Award, second prize, 1998


·         American Academy of Pediatrics (Section of Urology) Clinical Research Prize, third prize, 1999


·         Strathmore’s Who’s Who in Medicine, 2001


·         Best Doctors in America®, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010


·         Cleveland Magazine, Best Doctor, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010


·        Samuel J. Horwitz Award for Excellence in Clinical Service, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, 2006


·         Cleveland Clinic Science Internship Program Mentor Recognition Award (Summer 2008)




Academic Accomplishments  

·         President of Ohio Urological Society

·         Secretary of Cleveland Urological Society

·         Kidney Foundation of Ohio Board of Directors

·         Editor of several textbooks and periodicals, including in Pediatric Urology: A General Urologist's Guide and Pediatric Robotic Surgery

·         Author of 100+ articles and book chapters, including in Campbell-Walsh Urology

·         200+ international, national and regional presentations

·         Section Editor of both Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Urology Case Reports, Urology

·         Editorial and Advisory Boards of several journals

·         Manuscript reviewer of nearly 20 journals

·         Course Founder and Director of the International Pediatric Urology Preceptorship

·         Co-chairman of the 3rd ISHID World Congress of Hypospadias and Disorders of Sex Development

·         Work group leader advising U.S. News & World Report on the “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”