Congratulations to the 2021 UBC Department of Medicine Faculty & Staff Award Recipients

Each year, the UBC Department of Medicine honours faculty and staff members who have made significant and meaningful contributions to education, teaching, research, mentorship, and administration. Our annual Awards Presentation is a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate faculty members and staff and recognize the local and global impact of the UBC Department of Medicine.

The 2021 Award presentation was held on Thursday, June 10, 2021, virtually via Zoom. Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate our faculty and staff!

Please join us in congratulating the amazing achievements of the 2021 UBC Department of Medicine Faculty & Staff Award recipients!


Martin M Hoffman Award for Excellence in Research

in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions

VGH
Judy Illes
Division of Neurology
SPH
Nadia Fairbairn
Division of Social Medicine

St. Paul’s Hospital Faculty Research Award (SPH)

in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions


SPH
Michael John (M-J) Milloy
Division of Social Medicine

Fay Dirks Award for Excellence in Teaching

in recognition of a faculty member who has a sustained record and reputation for excellence in teaching

VGH
Tricia Tang
Division of Endocrinology
SPH
Krishnan Ramanathan
Division of Cardiology

The Graeme Copland Clinician Teacher Award (SPH)

in recognition of a faculty member who has a sustained record and reputation for excellence in clinical teaching


SPH
Stephane Voyer
Division of General Internal Medicine

Donald M Whitelaw Award for Outstanding Grand Rounds Presentation

awarded to a faculty member for outstanding grand rounds (corroborated by score on Grand Rounds evaluation)

VGH
Jason Andrade
Division of Cardiology
“Early Intervention for Atrial Fibrillation” – presented on January 14, 2021
SPH
Janarthanan Sathananthan
Division of Cardiology
“TAVR: Future Perspectives” – presented on February 18, 2021

UBC Department of Medicine Master Teacher Award

in recognition of a faculty member who make outstanding contributions to the learning environment of the Department of Medicine and who excel at teaching

VGH
Parvathy Nair
Division of Cardiology
SPH
Barry Chan

Division of General Internal Medicine

The Howard B. Stein Master Teacher Award (SPH)

in recognition of a faculty member at St. Paul’s Hospital who make outstanding contributions to the learning environment of the Department of Medicine and who excel at teaching


SPH
Anna Rahmani
Division of General Internal Medicine

Graydon S. Meneilly Award for Excellence in Mentoring

in recognition of a faculty member for their exemplary leadership as a mentor, fostering excellence in others (faculty, residents, students or staff) and/or advancing the equity agenda of the Department


VGH
Kam Shojania
Division of Rheumatology


Staff Award of Excellence for CUPE2950

in recognition of CUPE 2950 staff members who have demonstrated sustained excellence in service over the course of their career and to celebrate their outstanding contributions to the Department of Medicine


Melanie Parris
Executive Assistant
Division of Infectious Diseases

Staff Award of Excellence for M&P

in recognition of  M&P staff members who have demonstrated sustained excellence in service over the course of their career and to celebrate their outstanding contributions to the Department of Medicine

Cathy Chabot
Research Manager
Division of Social Medicine
Agnes Yuen
Research Manager
Division of Respiratory Medicine

Staff Early Career Excellence Award

in recognition of staff who have demonstrated excellence early in their career and to celebrate their outstanding contributions to the Department of Medicine


Vishaldeep Sidhu
Director, Research Operations
Division of Cardiology

Staff Career Excellence Award

in recognition of staff with a minimum of 15 years of continuous service in the Department who have demonstrated sustained excellence in service over the course of their career and to celebrate their outstanding contributions to the Department of Medicine


Kathy Standeven
Senior Education Manager
Office of Education, UBC Department of Medicine


Faculty Excellence in Clinical Teaching Honour Roll

This award is given annually to those Department members who provide outstanding contributions to the clinical educational experiences of residents and/or medical students in either the inpatient or outpatient settings. Nominations are based upon trainee evaluations, with only the top 10% of all teachers qualifying for inclusion on the Honour Roll.

Click here for the 2021 recipients

Teaching Excellence – Special Recognition

In addition to presenting the awards to the 2021 recipients, this year we paid special tribute to some of our outstanding educators:

Vicki Bernstein
Division of Cardiology
Peter Dodek
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Barry Kassen
Division of General Internal Medicine
Graydon Meneilly
Division of Geriatric Medicine

Jake Onrot
Division of General Internal Medicine
Bob Schellenberg
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Amil Shah
Division of Medical Oncology

 


For more information about our awards, please visit: https://medicine.med.ubc.ca/about/department-of-medicine-awards/

If you would like to nominate a faculty or staff member for a UBC Department of Medicine Award, please contact the Administrative Coordinator to the Department Head