2018 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients

Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. Congratulations to our 2018 recipients:

Applegarth Staff Service

Recognizes outstanding contributions by UBC staff members to the Faculty of Medicine.


René Mrzljak
Medical Genetics


Eileen Hunsaker
Northern Medical Program


Eleanor To
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Award for Excellence in Mentoring Early Career Faculty​

Recognizes faculty members who have formally been identified as mentors and who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the professional and personal development of faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers.

John Cairns
Medicine

Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement

Recognizes extraordinary members of the Faculty of Medicine who have had sustained distinguished careers at UBC in the areas of research, teaching and/or service.

Joanne Weinberg
Cellular and Physiological Sciences

Clinical Faculty Teaching

Clinical Faculty Award for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching

Recognizes clinical faculty members throughout BC who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made an educational impact in a local community.


Linda Warren
Radiology


Roger Wong
Medicine

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching

Recognizes excellence in teaching by clinical faculty members.


Jeff Bishop
Pediatrics


Neil Hanon
Psychiatry


Janice Leung
Medicine


Saul Isserow
Medicine

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Community Practice Teaching

Recognizes Clinical Faculty members throughout British Columbia who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made an educational impact in a local community.


Catherine Textor
Family Practice
NMP


Michael Purdon
Family Practice
SMP


Nancy Forseth
Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
VFMP


Amin Aminbakhsh
Medicine
VFMP


Continuing Professional Development Awards

Award for Distinguished Service to CME/CPD

Recognizes substantial long term contributions to Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine​.

Gisele Bourgeois-Law
Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Award for Innovation in CME/CPD

Recognizes outstanding innovation and/or creativity with original work in the area of CME/CPD programming.​

Silvia Guillemi
Family Practice

Distinguished Achievement

Recognizes meritorious performance.


Aslam Anis
Population and Public Health
Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty


Lara Boyd
Physical Therapy
Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty


Peter Leung
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty


Thalia Field
Medicine
Overall Excellence – Early Career



Janel Kopp
Cellular and Physiological Sciences
Overall Excellence – Early Career


Jehannine Austin
Psychiatry | Medical Genetics
Excellence in Education


Carol Ann Courneya
Cellular and Physiological Sciences
Excellence in Education


Tillie-Louise Hackett
Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Excellence in Basic Science Research


Amina Zoubeidi
Urologic Sciences
Excellence in Basic Science Research


Chris Ryerson
Medicine
Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research


Evelyn Stewart
Psychiatry
Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research


Nadine Caron
Surgery
Service to the University and Community


Wendy Robinson
Medical Genetics
Service to the University and Community


Bruce Verchere
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Surgery
Service to the University and Community

UBC Killam Teaching Prizes

Awarded to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching.


Jehannine Austin
Psychiatry | Medical Genetics


Amanda Bradley
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Deborah Giaschi
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Claudia Krebs
Cellular and Physiological Sciences

UBC Killam Research Prize

Awarded to full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions.

Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine