Congratulations to five doctors from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine for receiving awards of recognition from the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) on June 7th.
Dr. Jeff Perry, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventative Medicine (SEPHPM) was honoured with the Dr. Ian Stiell Researcher of the Year Award for work that led to real changes in practice for patients with neurological emergencies.
Dr. Kari Sampsel, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was honoured with the Dr. Alan Drummond Advocacy Award for her ongoing work with the Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program at The Ottawa Hospital.
Dr. Justin Maloney, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was awarded with the Honorary Life Membership Award for his work with Action 911, pre-hospital medicine, public health and disaster medicine.
Dr. Garth Dickinson, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was honoured with the CAEP’s President’s Award for his longstanding contributions to CAEP and emergency medicine in Canada.
Dr. Noam Katz, uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Resident and Fellow, received the Penelope Gray-Allan Memorial CJEM Writing Award for his story “Helpless Healer”.
For more information about the awards’ criteria and all the 2016 winners, please visit the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians website.