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 ceremony 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.

2020 Awards of Excellence

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AWARD OF MERIT

The Award of Merit recognizes a Resident 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
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DR. PATRICIA CLUGSTON MEMORIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

The Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award For Excellence in Teaching recognizes a physician clinical educator for his or her contributions to Residents’ medical education. The recipient will have created a safe learning environment that encourages self-inquiry, supports adult learning, and fosters within learners a desire to achieve their highest potential.

The award is presented annually to a physician who has shown outstanding initiative in the following areas:

  • Bedside teaching
  • Didactic teaching
  • Assessment
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RESIDENTS’ ADVOCATE AWARD

The Residents’ Advocate Award recognizes an individual who displays a significant interest in issues of importance to Residents. The award is presented annually to a person who advocates for the personal professional or educational advancement of residents.

Previous Awards of Excellence Winnners

  • 2020 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Bernard Ho
    Family Medicine

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Kaila Holtz
    Clinical instructor, Physiatry; Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC

  • 2019 Awards of Excellence

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Jack Chiu
    Clinical instructor in the Division of Surgery, UBC; General Surgeon at VGH and UBCH

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Betty Calam
    Family Medicine Program Director, St. Paul’s Hospital

  • 2018 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Vincent Wong
    Family Medicine

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Jasdeep Gill
    Clinical instructor in Emergency and Family Medicine, UBC

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Navid Pooyan
    Family Medicine

  • 2017 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Jared Baylis
    Emergency Medicine

     

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Sonia Butterworth
    Pediatric Surgeon, BCCH; Clinical Associate Professor, UBC

  • 2016 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Joshua Gurberg
    Otolaryngology

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Kevin Clark
    Emergency Medicine – Kelowna, Assistant Program Director of

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Peter Gee
    Family Medicine – Strathcona, Site Director

  • 2015 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Meghan Ho
    General Internal Medicine

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Jagdeep Ubhi
    Obstetrics & Gynecology, Program Director; Site Director, Royal Columbian Hospital

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. Andrew Campbell
    Cardiac Surgery, Program Director; staff and congenital cardiac surgeon, BC Childen’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital

  • 2014 Awards of Excellence

    Award of Merit
    Dr. Heather O’Donnell
    Ophthalmology

    Dr. Patricia Clugston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Joseph Haegert
    Emergency Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor

    Residents’ Advocate Award
    Dr. William Gourlay
    Urology, Program Director

  • 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