Jun 3, 2019

Appointments & Awards: June 2019

About Us, Faculty, General Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Neurology, Nephrology, Rheumatology


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.