Resident Achievements – May 2017

Dr. Kristin DeGirolamo received the Rising Star Award at the 2017 Trainee Awards held by Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute on Sunday, May 28, 2017. This award will help fund Dr. DeGirolamo’s travel to international conferences where she will share her research findings in surgery and critical care medicine with the research community.

Resident Doctors of BC would like to congratulate all of the 2017 Department of Surgery Award winners. See the resident recipients below:

Dr. Morgan Evans – Dr. I.B. Holubitsky Memorial Award

Dr. Evans received this award for demonstrating the highest qualities of surgical excellence and in recognition of outstanding clinical teaching of medical students and residents.

Dr. Aaron Knox – Dr. A.W.D. Bill Knox Memorial Award

Established by friends in memory of Dr. Bill Knox, a young BC surgeon tragically deceased on the threshold of his career. Dr. Knox was presented the award to assist him in post-graduate surgical study.

Dr. Danny Mendelsohn – Best Resident Teacher Award

Awarded annually to a graduating Resident; Dr. Mendelsohn was selected by his peers as the best resident teacher

Dr. Mitchell Webb – Dr. H.D. Hildebrand Award for Excellence

Presented annually to a Junior Resident for outstanding service and with greatest promise as a vascular surgeon, Dr. Webb shared this award with Dr. Kevin Zhang

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author: Michelle Seymour