Nov 24, 2020

Appointments & Awards: December 2020

Neurology, Infectious Diseases
DoM Awards


Margolese Foundation and University of British Columbia

Peter St George-Hyslop, Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize
Dr. Peter St George-Hyslop of the University of Toronto for his work in advancing our understanding of the genetic causes and molecular changes in Alzheimer’s disease. 

Society for Neuro-Oncology

Mary Jane Lim-Fat, Adult Clinical Research Award
2020 Abstract Award for Excellence in Clinical Research for top scoring clinical abstract and featured plenary oral presentation at the upcoming 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology on Nov 21st 2020.

Sunnybrook Health Centre Division of Neurology

Recognized as one of the world's best in Newsweek. The division was honoured as a global leader in Newsweek’s World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2021.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Nisha Andany, SHSC Department of Medicine Young Teacher Award for 2020
She was commended as a prolific, committed, engaged and effective teacher - clearly our ID Residency Training Program will be in good hands come 2021!

Philip Lam, SHSC Department of Medicine Early Faculty Award for Quality Improvement for 2020
This award recognizes his work in improving the healthcare system and the excellence of patient care at Sunnybrook.

Jerome Leis, SHSC Department of Medicine Humanitarian Award for 2020
This award recognizes individuals who are exemplars of humanistic and humanitarian practice, and Jerome’s work to support his colleagues and the hospital’s patients in this year of crisis was specifically cited.

Sara Mitchell, SHSC Department of Medicine Early Faculty Award for Quality Improvement for 2020
Award given out to Department Members who have made notable contributions to improving healthcare quality.