Immigration Attorney Robert Aronson Receives Fredric Moskol 3RNet Leadership Award

October 7, 2019

Bob Aronson, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Bob ArronsonFredrikson & Byron shareholder Robert D. Aronson has been awarded the 2019 Fredric Moskol Leadership Award from 3RNet, the national leader for expanding healthcare access and coverage to rural communities.

Aronson was awarded this honor at the 3RNet Annual Conference in Wichita, Kansas in September 2019. The award is given to a person who possesses outstanding leadership abilities, supports the mission of 3RNet, responds compassionately to the healthcare needs of rural and underserved populations, and does so with a collaborative and compassionate spirit. First presented in 2013, the annual Moskol Leadership Award recipient is selected by 3RNet’s Board of Directors.

Aronson received the Moskol Leadership Award in recognition of his contributions in exploring the role of immigration – in particular, J-1 waiver practice – in creatively expanding coverage by international physicians for rural and underserved populations.

Aronson practices in the field of employment-based immigration with a special focus on immigration matters for academic institutions, healthcare organizations, international physicians and IT professionals. He has a national reputation as a leader in his professional field, as evidenced by various major professional accomplishments, including the 2017 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award of the Cardozo Society and the Distinguished Service Award of the Indiana University School of Law. Aronson is a prolific author and engaging speaker on immigration matters, having authored over 70 articles and spoken at innumerable national and regional meetings, workshops and conferences. He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Law and was a Fulbright Scholar at the law schools of Harvard University and Moscow State University (Russia). As a communal endeavor, he is Chair of HIAS, the nation’s oldest refugee rights organization and the voice of the American Jewish community in providing refugees of all faiths and backgrounds with protection and dignity.

3RNet is a nonprofit organization that works to improve rural and underserved communities’ access to quality health care through recruitment of physicians and other health care professionals, development of community-based recruitment and retention activities, and national advocacy relative to rural and underserved health care workforce issues.

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