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GW Medical Faculty Associates Recieves Prestigious CINE Award for Documentary Highlighting MFA Breast Care Program

Congratulations to The GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) for winning a 2011 CINE Golden Eagle award in the Science & Technology competition for the Television & Film industries. Their winning submission is a documentary titled, 'Survivor: Cara Scharf' that tells the story of a twenty-something survivor of genetic breast cancer who received support in various divisions of The MFA's greater Breast Care Program. 

“On behalf of The MFA let me express my extreme pride in our Marketing and Web development office for the outstanding work they have done,” said Dr. Alan Wasserman, chair of the Department of Medicine and president of The MFA.  “I am pleased they are receiving the recognition they deserve in highlighting the extraordinary work performed by our multi-disciplinary Breast Care Center. We appreciate the work they do and now they are being justly recognized by their peers.  Congratulations!” 

 The CINE Golden Eagle Award has been recognized as a mark of excellence throughout the film and television industry for over 50 years. Since its founding in 1957, CINE has been instrumental in promoting the careers of thousands of filmmakers through juried competitions, educational programs, and networking opportunities. As the industry has evolved, CINE has adapted its programs and competitions to assure that the CINE Golden Eagle continues to provide prestigious peer recognition to established and emerging filmmakers. 

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