Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. Bronze Medal
This medal was struck to honor Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. for his many outstanding contributions as a heart surgeon to the Nation.
Coin CharacteristicsThe obverse design depicts Dr. DeBakey in full scrubs with a surgery team in the background.
The reverse design features an anatomical heart placed prominently over a globe, representing Dr. DeBakey’s teachings on cardiovascular procedures to surgeons around the world. The heart is encircled by a ribbon with an inscribed quote by Dr. DeBakey.
- MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY, M.D.
- ACT OF CONGRESS 2007
- THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE HAS BEEN MY OBJECTIVE IN LIFE
Mint and Mint Mark
- Designer: Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver