Name: Bruce Hershfield
Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Becoming president of the Maryland Psychiatric Society; he is superintendent of the Springfield Hospital Center in Sykesville
Residence; hometown: Sparks, Baltimore County; New York City
Education: Bachelor of science degree from City College of New York, graduate of the Medical College of the State University of New York in Syracuse, degree in psychiatry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Family: Wife: Fran, who runs the family's40-acre farm; sons: Daniel, 19, a student at Towson State University, Baltimore County, and Jonathan, 14, a student at Hereford High School, Baltimore County
Place of worship: Beth Shalom Synagogue in Taylorsville
Activities/hobbies: Enjoys reading Spanish literature and cutting firewood
Accomplishments: Editor of the Maryland Psychiatrist for seven years; member of the American Association of Psychiatric Administrators; helping Springfield Hospital Center achieve accreditation, by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations for the first time in 10 years
Recipient's comments: "I am pleased to be named president of the organization. It has done much to protect and improve patient care in the state. I look forward to working with alliance groups in the county also."
Nominations: Call 876-8771, 857-0550 or (800) 829-8000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays; you also can fax your information to 876-0233.