Appointments & Awards: June 2019
Faculty of Medicine
David Naylor, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa
University of Toronto
Frances Shepherd, University Professor
Dr. Frances Shepherd is an international leader in clinical lung cancer research and a highly respected mentor. She has designed and led more than 100 clinical trials, several of which contributed to the treatment of lung cancer globally. Dr. Shepherd is extremely committed to teaching the next-generation of clinicians and researchers in hematology and medical oncology, mentoring nearly 50 national and international post-graduate clinicians and clinician-scientists. The title “University Professor” is the University’s highest and most distinguished academic rank.
American Headache Society
Christine Lay, Above and Beyond Award
This award acknowledges significant service to the Society and her remarkable and important contributions to the field of Headache Medicine.
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
David Cherney, ASN Distinguished Researcher Award
ASN established the Mid-career Awards Program in 2019 to recognize midcareer clinicians, educators, health professionals, and researchers who have made outstanding contributions to nephrology and/or demonstrated exemplary service to the society.
Canadian Society of Internal Medicine
Joel Ray, Dr. David Sackett Senior Investigator Award
This award recognizes excellence in research by a senior Canadian general internist. The award is intended to increase awareness of high quality research by general internists in Canada and to foster such research.
Fahad Razak, New Investigator Award
This award recognizes excellence in the field of internal medicine research by a young investigator.
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Kamran Khan, Divisional Mentorship Award
Jerome Leis, Early Career Teaching Award
Shahid Husain, Later Career Teaching Award
Malika Sharma, Early Career Research Award
Kevin Kain, Later Career Research Award
University of Toronto Medical Alumni Association
Lori Albert, The Dr. E. Mary Hollington Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Dante Morra, The Dean A.L. Chute Silver Shovel Award
Women’s College Hospital
Claire Sandoe, F.M. Hill Mentorship Award
Recipient of the F.M. Hill Mentoring Award for 2018-2019 which recognizes her significant contribution in terms of teaching excellence, mentoring of junior physicians in training, and being an exemplary role model for trainee morale.
Rebecca Stovel, New Teacher/Educator Award 2019
This award celebrates talented, innovative and collaborative individuals and teams at WCH that are striving for ongoing academic and quality excellence.