William Haffner Portrait

March 2015


William H.J. Haffner, MD, Medical Director (Captain), USPHS (Retired)

The Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) bestowed its highest honor, the APGO Lifetime Achievement Award, to William H.J. Haffner, MD during the CREOG & APGO Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony, March 6, 2015 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, TX.

This annual award honors past APGO leaders who have made noteworthy contributions within the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology and who have consistently worked to further the goals of the APGO and academic medicine. This award provides funding for a specific APGO and Dr. Haffner has requested funds be designated for the APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Program.

Dr. Haffner is currently Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and the Chair of the Departmental Committee on Academic Appointments, Promotions and Tenure. He is an AMSUS member, as well as editor-in-chief of Military Medicine, the International Journal of AMSUS; and is a consultant for obstetrics and gynecology for the Indian Health Service, United States Public Health Service in Rockville, MD.

AMSUS joins the APGO leadership in recognizing Dr. Haffner’s leadership, scholarship and stellar lifetime of service.