Nov 6, 2018

Appointments & Awards: November 2018

About Us, Faculty, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Infectious Diseases, General Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Neurology, Medical Oncology, Rheumatology


Mark Bayley, Program Medical Director for Toronto Rehab and Physiatrist in Chief for UHN

Anil Chopra, Vice President, Medical Affairs, University Health Network

An-Wen Chan, Member of the CIHR Advisory Board for the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis; Chair of the World Health Organization Advisory Panel for the International Clinical Trials Registry Platform


American College of Rheumatology

Earl Silverman, ACR Master Designation
Recognition as a Master of the American College of Rheumatology is one of the highest honors the College bestows. The designation of Master is conferred on ACR members, age 65 or older by October 1 of the year in which they are nominated, who have made outstanding contributions to the ACR and the field of rheumatology through scholarly achievement and/or service to their patients, students, and profession.

Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism

Phillip Segal, Dr. Robert Volpe Undergraduate Education Award in Endocrinology and Metabolism

Afshan Zahedi,  George L.A. From Postgraduate Teaching Award in Endocrinology and Metabolism 

Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation

Daniel Drucker, Principle Award
Kamran Khan, Innovation Award
These national awards reward and recognize Canadian innovators whose innovations are commercially viable, support our provincial and national economies by creating jobs and wealth, and position Canada as a global competitor.

Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence

Cynthia Luk, Young Investigator Cardiometabolic Award
The goal of this award is to fund innovative ground-breaking clinical research projects in cardiometabolic disease, specifically the link between cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Joel Ray, Regional Mentor of the Year Award (Region 3)
This award recognizes Fellows of the Royal College who have had a significant impact on the career development of students, residents or Fellows. Nominees must have shown themselves to be an excellent role model in demonstrating the qualities or competencies of Manager, Scholar and Professional as described in the CanMEDS Framework.

Sinai Health System

Kieran Quinn, Bernard Ghert Award of Resident Excellence in Patient Focused Care
The Bernard Ghert Award of Resident Excellence in Patient Focused Care was established in 2002 in recognition of Mr. Bernard Ghert’s outstanding tenure as Chairman of the Board from 1997 to 2002. The award recognizes his long-standing commitment to excellence in patient care, teaching and research at Mount Sinai Hospital. The award is presented annually to a resident who has demonstrated excellence in patient care and teaching, particularly in interpersonal relationships with patients and families.

University Health Network/Sinai Health System

Adam Millar, Citizenship Award
Mohammad Shafiee, Citizenship Award
This award recognizes acts of citizenship within the Department of Medicine, University Health Network/Sinai Health Systems.

Weston Brain Institute

Anthony Lang, Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award
This award recognizes an exceptional researcher who has made significant advances in accelerating the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging through translational research, has demonstrated remarkable leadership, and has a record of impeccable citizenship in the research community. 

York University

Frances Shepherd, Honorary Degree
The Honorary Degree from York University recognizes Dr. Shepherd's work as a world-renowned oncologist who has contributed to our understanding of lung cancer and helped develop new treatments that have improved survival outcomes of lung cancer patients worldwide.