Dr. Adam J. Messenger received his BS in Neuroscience from Trinity College in Hartford, CT where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. His interest in the field of Pharmacology motivated him to pursue both an MD degree and an MS in Pharmacology from New York Medical College. There, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) national medical honor society for his standing in the top 10% of his class He subsequently decided to pursue internal medicine for its broad overview of every field and optimal benefit to patients, further enhanced by his outstanding diagnostic skills and pharmacology expertise. He was elected Chief Resident at the Yale University Residency Program at Greenwich Hospital and devised a major patient safety initiative there, using computers to accurately and legibly allow physicians to order medications (published), and subsequently held the office of Chief Medical Information Officer. One of the youngest physicians to receive the prestigious Physician Partner in Care Award at Greenwich Hospital, Dr. Messenger was voted by nurses to be the physician they felt most comprehensively displayed outstanding skill in patient care, compassion and team leadership. He was twice awarded the Greenwich Hospital Quality Award for going above and beyond in patient care, particularly with those who were critically ill, and was also awarded the Dale Carnegie Golden Book award by his peers for outstanding leadership.