Celebrating our 2020 DFCM External Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our faculty who received an award outside of our department! These awards are given at the University-level or from a professional organization in family medicine, and are highlighted in our newsletter every month. 

  • To find our program-level award winners for 2020, please click here.
  • To find our department-level DFCM Awards of Excellence winners for 2020, please click here.

2019 Women of Purpose Awards

Dr. Clover Hemans | Trillium Health Partners
Dr. Tara Kiran | St. Michael's Hospital
Dr. Aisha Lofters | Women's College Hospital
Dr. Onye Nnorom | The Scarborough Hospital

2019 NAPCRG People's Choice Award

"Screening for Poverty and Related social determinants and intervening to improve Knowledge of and links to resources (SPARK) team led by Dr. Andrew Pinto | Upstream Lab

2019 Ted Freedman Award for Innovation from Longwoods Publishing and Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR)

Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan | Women's College Hospital

2020 Council Awards

Dr. Stephen Milone & Dr. Stephanie Milone | Office-Based Physician

2020 Helen P. Batty Award for Excellence and Achievement in Faculty Development - Sustained Excellence in Teaching as a Faculty Developer

Dr. Viola Antao | Women's College Hospital

2020 Robert Sheppard Award in Postgraduate Education

Dr. Katherine Rouleau | St. Michael's Hospital

2020 Social Responsibility Award in Postgraduate Education

Dr. Vivian Tam

2020 University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Community-Based Teaching Awards

Dr. Rahim Abdulhussein | Scarborough Health Network

Academic Research Award

Dr. Matthew D’Mello | Markham Stouffville Hospital
Dr. Noren Khamis | Markham Stouffville Hospital

AFHTO Bright Lights Award in the Continuous Care: Ensuring Seamless Transitions - Patients Across the Continuum of Care

Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team

AFHTO Bright Lights Award for Patient and Family-centred Care

St. Michael Hospital Academic Family Health Team

Award for Teaching Excellence (Specialty)

Dr. Herbert Liu | Markham Stouffville Hospital

CAEP 2020 Top Education Innovation Abstract Award

Dr. Steven Marc Friedman | UHN – Toronto Western Hospital

CAME Certificate of Merit Award

Dr. Risa Bordman | North York General Hospital

CFD Helen P. Batty Awards For Excellence And Achievement In Faculty Development

Dr. Viola Antao | Women's College Hospital

CFPC Award of Excellence

Dr. Farhan M. Asrar | Trillium Health Partners

Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan | Women's College Hospital

Dr. Catherine Yu | Toronto East Health Network

Dr. Tina Hu

Dr. Helen Senderovich | Baycrest Hospital

CFPC Continuing Professional Development Program Award

Safer Opioid Prescribing Program

Team:

Dr. Abhimanyu Sud | Trillium Health Partners
Dr. Kathleen Doukas | St. Michael’s Hospital
Dr. Kirsten Dixon | St. Michale’s Hospital
Dr. Meera Harris | Trillium Health Partners
Dr. Patrick Skalenda | St. Joseph’s Health Centre

CFPC Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award

Dr. Ali Damji | Trillium Health Partners - Credit Valley Hospital

CFPC Janus Research Grant

Dr. Sheryl Spithoff | Women's College Hospital

CFPC Jean-Pierre Despins Award

Dr. Gary Bloch | St. Michael's Hospital

CFPC Medical Student Leadership Award

Dr. Gray Moonen | UHN – Toronto Western Hospital

CFPC Medical Student Scholarship

Justine Baek

CFPC Mimi Divinsky Awards for History and Narrative in Family Medicine

Dr. Anjali Bhayana | UHN - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

CFPC Patient's Medical Home 60/20 Caring and Compassion Grant

Dr. Gary Bloch | St. Michael's Hospital

CFPC Reg L. Perkin Family Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Jocelyn Charles | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

CFPC 2020 W. Victor Johnson Award

Dr. Sandy Buchman | Mount Sinai Hospital

CIHR Catalyst Grant : Disease Prev./Risk Factor Modification - Non-communicable diseases

Chronic Disease Prevention in Younger Adults Living with Low Income: A BETTER Life team, led by co-principal investigators Aisha Lofters and Mary-Ann O'Brien. | Women’s College Hospital

CIHR Catalyst Grant: Patient-Oriented Research

"Answering questions that matter to people living with diabetes using the Canadian National Diabetes Registry" Team

Team (faculty only):

Dr. Michelle Greiver | North York General Hospital
Dr. Noah Ivers | Women’s College Hospital
Dr. Joshua Tepper | St. Michael’s Hospital
Dr. Catherine Yu | Toronto East Health Network

CIHR Foundation Grant

Dr. Janet Smylie | St. Michael's Hospital

Diabetes Action Canada National Diabetes Repository Inaugural Grant

Dr. Braden O'Neill | North York General Hospital

Dr. Val Rachlis Award in Leadership and Systems Innovation

Dr. Rebecca Stoller | North York General Hospital

FOM Excellence in Community-Based Teaching – Sustained Excellence

Dr. Risa Bordman | North York General Hospital

Jim Ruderman Academic Family Medicine Leadership Award

Dr. Farhan M. Asrar | Trillium Health Partners

MD Program Teaching Award of Excellence

Dr. Noah Crampton | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Crampton is an enthusiastic teacher as well as talented clinician researcher.

Dr. Alison Culbert | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Alison Culbert is a caring and compassionate physician respected by peers as well as students. She is recognized by her students as an outstanding and kind teacher.

Dr. Sharon Domb | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Domb is a longstanding clinician teacher in the family medicine teaching unit at Sunnybrook. She practices full scope family medicine including obstetrics. She is recognized as both a skilled physician and teacher.

Dr. Phillip Herbert | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Herbert is an experienced and compassionate teacher. He is regularly recognized by students as well as peers for his generous spirit and exemplary teaching.

Dr. Pamela Lenkov | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Lenkov is an experienced and enthusiastic teacher recognized by her students as an outstanding teacher.

Dr. Phillip Toupin | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Philip Toupin is a Palliative Care Physician who worked in the Odette Cancer Centre, and now is a part of the Dorothy Ley Hospice Team. He is widely regarded by his colleagues and patients as a compassionate and kind physician. He also excelled as a tutor for his ICE-year 1 pre-clerkship students.

Dr. Rachel Wortzman | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Wortsman is a palliative care physician at Sunnybrook. She is an enthusiastic and talented teacher who is regularly recognized by her students for her commitment to education.

Miriam Rossi Award for Heatlh Equity in Medical Education

Dr. Fok-Han Leung | St. Michael's Hospital

OCFP 2019 Family Physician of the Year Award (Ontario)

Dr. Jocelyn Charles | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

OCFP Award of Excellence

Dr. Farhan M. Asrar | Trillium Health Partners
Dr. Paul Gill | Office-Based Physician
Dr. Tina Hu
Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan | Women's College Hospital
Dr. Helen Senderovich | Baycrest Hospital
Dr. Catherine Yu | Toronto East Health Network
Dr. Peter Kizoff | Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
Dr. James Shaver | Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Ontario Medical Association Life Membership

Dr. Phillip Ellison | UHN – Toronto Western Hospital

Peters Boyd Academy Teaching Award for CBL 1

Dr. Mira Shuman | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Shuman practices full scope family medicine including obstetrics at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre. Dr. Shuman is recognized as an enthusiastic teacher.

Peters-Boyd Academy of Medicine Teaching Award for Portfolio Tutoring

Dr. Stella Arbitman | North York General Hospital
Dr. Desmond Leung | North York General Hospital

RDoC Mikhael Award for Medical Education

Dr. Stuart Murdoch | Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
Dr. Murdoch has succeeded in building a program that shapes future family physicians through quality education and scholarship, to provide them with the skills they need to manage patients in a constantly evolving healthcare system. He has received a number of distinctions and awards from both local, provincial and national organizations that reflect his success. In 2017, he was selected to become the Program Director of PG Residency at the DFCM, University of Toronto.

Society of Rural Physicians of Canada – Rural Service Award

Dr. Modar Safar | ROMP New Tecumseth

St. Michael's Hospital Complete Physician Award

Dr. Gordon Arbess | St. Michael's Hospital

SSHRC Connection Grant

Dr. Kulamakan Kulasegaram | UHN – Toronto Western Hospital

Teaching in the Family Medicine Clerkship (Community Based)

Dr. Martin Shack | North York General Hospital

Celebrating our 2020 DFCM External Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our faculty who received an award outside of our department! These awards are given at the University-level or from a professional organization in family medicine, and are highlighted in our newsletter every month.