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Anthony Fauci Nominated for an ‘Oscar’ of Civil Service

May 3, 2020

Anthony Fauci, the doctor at the forefront of leading America through the coronavirus pandemic, was named Sunday as one of the finalists for the “Oscars” of the government workforce, an annual award ceremony recognizing the achievements of top public servants.

Fauci is one of 27 finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, also known as the Sammies, which honor America’s top federal employees whose work has had a lasting impact on improving the government. Fauci, who’s had a 36-year career as an infectious disease expert, is nominated for the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement medal.