Congratulations to the UBC Department of Medicine recipients of the 2022 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards

Each year, the UBC Faculty of Medicine recognizes outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to transforming health for everyone through innovative research, teaching excellence, and service to the University.

The UBC Department of Medicine would like to congratulate the very deserving members of the Department who have been named the Faculty of Medicine’s 2022 Award recipients:

Dr. Scott Apperly (division of respiratory medicine)
2022 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – Early Career

Recognizes excellence in clinical teaching by clinical faculty members


Dr. Melanie Murray (division of infectious diseases)
2022 Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentorship Mid/Late Career

Recognizes excellence in mentorship by clinical faculty members


Vishaldeep Sidhu (division of cardiology)
2022 Dean’s Staff Awards – Creativity & Innovation

Honours exceptional staff who have demonstrated a strong commitment to living the Faculty of Medicine values of respect, integrity, compassion, collaboration, and equity


Dr. Zachary Laksman (division of cardiology)
2022 Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Basic Science Research

Recognizes outstanding basic science research and scholarly contributions in the areas of health and life sciences


Dr. Rose Hatala (division of general internal medicine)
2022 Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Education

Recognizes significant contributions to health education in the areas of leadership, innovation, and/or scholarship of education


Dr. Nadia Fairbairn (division of social medicine)
2022 Distinguished Achievement Award  for Overall Excellence – Early Career


Recognizes outstanding contributions in the areas of research, education, and service


Dr. Liam Brunham (division of general internal medicine)
2022 Distinguished Achievement Award  for Overall Excellence – Mid Career



Recognizes outstanding contributions in the areas of research, education, and service


Join us in congratulating the 2022 recipients!