Dr. Scott Beckman has been bestowed with the 2013 Little Company of Mary Outstanding Physician Award at Jasper’s Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

This award is named in honor of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital. The LCM Award is given annually to a physician on Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff who has been nominated through a hospital and community-wide nomination process with the winner being chosen by a selection committee from a group of six finalists.

The award is based on outstanding performance reflecting Memorial Hospital’s mission statement and the core values of Respect for Human Dignity, Compassionate Caring, Stewardship, Quality and Justice.

Dr. Beckman was born and raised in Jasper and formerly served as the director of Memorial’s Emergency Medical Services. He earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he also completed his Obstetrics/Gynecology residency.

Dr. Beckman joined Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff in 2001 and is board certified in OB/GYN. He served as president of the Medical Staff from 2008 through 2009 and currently serves on the Hospital Board.