Awards of Excellence

Awards of Excellence

Resident Doctors of BC

Three awards are given each year to outstanding individuals in the field of medicine. Recipients receive an awards dinner in their honour, commemoration on a wall plaque in the Resident Doctors of BC office, a personal commemorative award and a $1000 donation to the charity/charities of their choice.

2014 Awards of Excellence

2014Merit

Dr. Heather O’Donnell

AWARD OF MERIT

The Award of Merit is to recognize a resident doctor whose outstanding achievements and/or leadership reflect the aims and objectives of Resident Doctors of BC. The award is presented annually to a resident who has shown outstanding initiative in one of the following areas:

  • Resident Health and Well Being
  • Promotion of the role of Residents in the health care system
  • Advocacy and representation of Residents leading to improved work or learning environments
2014Teaching

Dr. Joseph Haegert

DR. PATRICIA CLUGSTON MEMORIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

The Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award For Excellence in Teaching is to recognize a clinical faculty member for his or her contributions to the continuing medical education of residents. The award is presented annually to a physician who has shown outstanding initiative in the following areas:

  • Patient care: clinical excellence; ability to relate to and appreciate patient needs, and concerns; ability to deliver clear and relevant patient education
  • Bedside teaching: teaching at a high academic level while concurrently respecting both patient and trainee
  • Didactic teaching: involvement in academic half days and teaching rounds; up to date medical knowledge and appropriate usage of literatures and references; inter active teaching techniques
  • Commitment to the evaluation process including preparing residents for their certification examinations
  • Interest in trainee’s personal development and well-being
  • Team approach: ability to interact with other health care professionals Commitment to the philosophy of education and medicine
2012Advocate

Dr. William Gourlay

RESIDENTS’ ADVOCATE AWARD

The Residents’ Advocate Award is to recognize an individual (not necessarily a physician) who advocates on behalf of residents and, in doing so, improves their well-being. The award is presented annually to a person who conducts him- or herself- in an ethical and professional manner, who is respected in the community and who, through his or her advocacy, improves residents’ well-being in any of the following areas:

  • Personal
  • Work
  • Educational

Previous Awards of Excellence Winnners

  • 2013 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Megan Kilvert
    Pediatrics

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Michelle Linekin
    Family Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Katherine Beadon
    Neurology

  • 2012 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Alan Bates
    Psychiatry

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Rajiv Reebye
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Clinical Assistant Professor

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Tina Chanchlani
    Family Medicine – Prince George

  • 2011 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Mark Masterson
    Anesthesiology

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Jonathan Fleming
    Psychiatry, Associate Head of Education

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Aisling O’Gorman
    Pediatrics

  • 2010 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Alex Anawati
    Family Medicine

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Philip Teal
    Neurology Faculty Member

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Syed Morad Hameed
    General Surgery Program Director

  • 2009 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Joanna Oda
    Community Medicine

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Robin Love
    Family Practice,  Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Steve Beerman
    Family Practice, Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

  • 2007/2008 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Tracy Scott
    General Surgery, Vancouver Hospital

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Hamed Umedaly
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vancouver Hospital

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Alexandra Tcheremenska-Greenhill
    BC Medical Association

  • 2006 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Shelter Lee
    Family Medicine – Chilliwack

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Theo Van Rijn
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Vancouver Acute

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Eric Yoshida
    Division of Gastroenterology, UBC

  • 2005 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Richard Currie
    UBC Rural Family Medicine

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Ramesh Lokanthan
    General Surgery / Vascular Surgery, Prince George

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Carl Whiteside
    UBC Rural Family Medicine

  • 2004 Awards of Excellence

    Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Jane Buxton
    Community Medicine, Vancouver

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Richard Klasa
    Medical Oncology, BC Cancer Agency

  • 2003 Awards of Excellence

    Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Peter Tsang
    Hematology, Vancouver Hospital

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Eric Webber
    General Surgery, Vancouver Hospital

  • 2002 Awards of Excellence

    Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Patricia Clugston
    Plastic Surgery, Vancouver Hospital, UBC Site

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Kristin Sivertz (Co-recipient)
    Psychiatry, Vancouver Hospital

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Kamal Rungta (Co-recipient)
    Psychiatry, Vancouver Hospital

  • 2001 Awards of Excellence

    Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Dr. Ken Gin
    Department of Cardiology, Vancouver Hospital

  • 2000 Awards of Excellence

    Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Dr. Joseph Connors
    Department of Medical Oncology, B.C. Cancer Agency

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Dr. Galt Wilson
    Family Practice, Prince George Site

  • 1984 - 1999 Award for Excellence in Teaching

    1999 – Dr. Jeff Beckman, Neurology – Vancouver Hospital


    1999 – Dr. Richard Crawford, Pathology/Dermatology – St. Paul’s Hospital


    1998 – Dr. Michael Bebbington, Maternal Fetal Medicine, BC Women’s Hospital


    1998 – Dr. Zenon Cieslak, Pediatrician, Royal Columbian Hospital


    1996 – Dr. P. Terry Phang, General Surgeon, St. Paul’s Hospital


    1995 – Dr. Hugh Chaun, Gastroenterologist, St. Paul’s Hospital


    1994 – Dr. Howard Stein, Rheumatologist, St. Paul’s Hospital


    1993 – Dr. Karen Gelmon, Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency


    1993 – Dr. Barry Kassen, Internist, Vancouver General Hospital


    1992 – Dr. James Stockdill, Family Practitioner, Greater Victoria Hospital Society


    1991 – Dr. Graham C. Pate, Orthopedic Surgeon, Royal Columbian Hospital


    1990 – Dr. Penny Ballem, Hematologist, Grace Hospital


    1989 – Dr. David Burdge, Internist, University Hospital, Shaughnessy Site


    1988 – Dr. F. Wilt, Psychiatrist, UBC Hospital


    1987 – Dr. J. Ruedy, Internist, St. Paul’s Hospital


    1986 – Dr. V. Huckell, Cardiologist, Vancouver General Hospital


    1985 – Dr. H. Nichol, Child Psychiatrist, Vancouver General Hospital


    1984 – Dr. S. C. Naiman, Hematopathologist, Vancouver General Hospital