Collins Day

Dr. Collins is shown in the left panel (older man with glasses) and two uOttawa award plaques on shown on the right panel
Previous Abstracts & Award Winners

2019

Select the year above to see the respective award winners.

Oral Presentation Prizes

  • W.E. Collins Award for Best Research Presentation
  • Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Research Presentation
  • John P. Collins Award for Best Translational Research Presentation
  • Best Education Research Presentation
  • Best QI Research Presentation

Visual Abstract / (Electronic) Poster Presentation Prizes

  • Best Translational Research Poster
  • Best Clinical Research Poster
  • Best Quality Improvement Poster
  • Best Education Research Poster
  • Best Student Research Poster


2019 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners

Award

Awardee

Title

W.E. Collins Award for Best Research Presentation

Dr. Laura Baker

Phlebotomy resulting in controlled hypovolemia to prevent blood loss in major hepatic resections (PRICE-1): a feasibility randomized controlled trial

Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Research Presentation

Dr. Derek Roberts

Type of Anesthesia For Lower Extremity Arterial Revascularization Surgery: A Population-Based Comparative Effectiveness Study

John P. Collins Award for Best Translational Research Presentation

Dr. Thomas Skinner

Novel cooling device for kidney transplant surgery

Best Education Research Presentation

Dr. Nada Gawad

My On Call (MOC) Pager App: Practicing and assessing safe clinical decision-making

Best QI Research Presentation

Dr. James Ross

Reducing surgical site infections in patients undergoing radical cystectomy using wound protection

Best Translational Research Poster

Dr. Diana Ghinda

Electrophysiological signature of tumoral tissue from frequency and time frequency analysis of intra-operative electrocorticography during awake craniotomy

Best Quality Improvement Poster

Dr. Richard Gilbert

Improving the identification and treatment of pre-operative anemia in patients undergoing elective bowel resection

Best Education Research Poster

Dr. Julia Younan

Comparing two approaches to residency application file review

Best Clinical Research Poster

Dr. Andrew Adamczyk

The Ottawa Pelvic Fracture Protocol? A 5-year review of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures at The Ottawa Hospital

Best Medical Student Research Poster

Heidi Li

Symptomatic bowel complications in metastatic cancer patients: Comparison of surgical vs medical outcomes and development of a prediction model for successful surgical palliation

Achiever Award

Dr. Fady Balaa

General Surgery

Leadership Award

Dr. Richard Moulton

Neurosurgery

Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Sudhir Nagpal

Vascular Surgery

Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Braden Gammon

Orthopaedic Surgery

Farid Shamji for Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Dr. James Holden

General Surgery

Farid Shamji for Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Dr. Alexandre Tran

General Surgery

Farid Shamji for Outstanding Resident Teacher Award

Dr. Matthew Mosseler

General Surgery

Phoenix Award for Outstanding Commitment to Community Service

Dr. Sean Bennett

General Surgery

2018

2018 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners

Award

Awardee

Title

W.E. Collins Award for Best Research Presentation

Dr. Ritesh Kumar

The molecular subtype of Primary Glioblastoma cells correlates with response to therapeutic agents that induce apoptosis or senescence.

Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Research Presentation

Dr. Shira Strauss

Ultrasound surveillance following carotid endarterectomy (CEA): Prudent or pointless?

John P. Collins Award for Best Translational Research Presentation

Dr. Andre Martel

Surgical Stress Suppresses Natural Killer Cell IFNγ Release in Colorectal Cancer Patients

Best Education Research Presentation

Dr. Nada Gawad

Assessing decision-making skills in surgery: collecting validity evidence for the Script Concordance Test

Best Translational Research Poster

Dr. Luke Witherspoon

Artificial Intelligence in manuscript analysis: using machine learning to automate the peer review process

Best Quality Improvement Poster

Dr. Alexandre Tran

Predictors of in-hospital mortality among surgical patients requiring rapid response team activation: Identifying opportunities for earlier transfer to higher acuity units

Best Education Research Poster

Dr. Andrew Adamczyk

Impact of program specific E-Learning modules on surgical skill and knowledge acquisition in the setting of a junior arthroplasty rotation: The University of Ottawa Experience

Best Clinical Research Poster

Dr. Laurence Dufresne

Ankle-brachial index measurement with an automated blood pressure device: Is it accurate?

Best Medical Student Research Poster

Aneesh Karir

Pelvic reconstruction with vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap versus gracilis muscle flap: an outcomes analysis

Leadership Award

Dr. Murray Allen

Plastic Surgery

Leadership Award

Dr. J Stuart Oake

Urology (former Vice Chair - Education)

Leadership Award

Dr. Shaheer Tadros

General Surgery

Best Staff Teacher Award

Dr. Prasad Jetty

Vascular Surgery

Best Staff Teacher Award

Dr. Maher Matar

General Surgery

Farid Shamji Resident Teacher Awards

Dr. Negar Ahmadi

General Surgery

Farid Shamji Resident Teacher Awards

Dr. Melissa Hanson

General Surgery

Farid Shamji Resident Teacher Awards

Dr. Kristen McAlpine

Urology

Phoenix Award for Community Outreach

Dr. Caitlin Champion

General Surgery

2017

2017 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award
Awardee
Title
 
Farid Shamji Award for Best Resident Teacher Dr. Laura Baker General Surgery  
Farid Shamji Award for Best Resident Teacher Dr. Ian Grant General Surgery  
Farid Shamji Award for Best Resident Teacher Dr. Joe Sadek General Surgery  
Award for Best Surgical Teacher Dr Paul Hendry Cardiac Surgery  
Award for Best Surgical Teacher Dr Patrick James Villeneuve Thoracic Surgery  
W.E. Collins Award for Best Research Presentation  Dr. Lisa Howard Early Healing Following Pre-operative Trephination: Results From a Randomized, Controlled Trial Howard 2017 Presentation PDF
Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Research Presentation Dr. Ivan Kamikovski Investigating the Feasibility of Using Bacteriophages as a Potential Therapeutic Agent for Patients with Peri-Prosthetic Joint Infection Kamikovski 2017 Presentation PDF
John P. Collins Award for Best Translational Research Presentation Dr. Hadi Toeg The Effect of Ventriculo-aortic Junction Dilatation on Aortic Insufficiency Toeg 2017 Presentation PDF
Best Education Research Presentation  Dr. Laurence Dufresne Break out of the classroom: The use of escape rooms as an alternative learning strategy for surgical education Dufresne 2017 Poster PDF
Best Clinical Research Poster Dr. Paul Jamieson A prospective cohort study assessing the development of cam femoroacetabular impingement morphology Jamieson 2017 Poster PDF
Best Quality Improvement Research Poster Dr. Patrick T Anderson Potential for cost-savings through urologic medication prescribing habits in Ontario Anderson 2017 Poster PDF
Best Education Research Poster Dr. Akshay (Shay) Seth Learning new skills in practice: How surgeons adopt and implement new procedures Seth 2017 Poster PDF
Best Medical Student Research Poster Kara Nadeau Retaining smokers in a smoking cessation program: Implementation of a novel evidence based smoking cessation program in an outpatient surgery clinic Nadeau 2017 Poster PDF
 

2016

2016 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award
Awardee
Title
Best Overall Paper Dr. Sean Bennett The Ottawa criteria for the appropriate use of perioperative blood transfusions in liver resection: using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method
Best Clinical Paper Dr. Janelle Rekman Safety and feasibility of phlebotomy with controlled hypovolemia to minimize blood loss in hepatic resections
Best Translational Paper Dr. Janet Ngu Cusp interventions in aortic valve repair: Are all pericardial patches created equal?
Best Education Paper Dr. Husain Khambati Does being in the hot seat matter? Effect of passive vs active learning in surgical simulation
Best Clinical Poster Dr. Shamim Lotfi Long-term outcomes of conservative management for large inoperable abdominal aortic aneurysms
Best Translational Poster Dr. Ravin Bastiampillai Anatomic location of positive margins vary between surgeons during robotic radical prostatectomy
Best Education Poster Dr. Igo Ribeiro National cardiac surgery boot camp: Pilot in transition to residency
Best Student Poster Zach Zhang Identifying per-operative predictors of prolonged length of stay following pulmonary resection with curative intent

2015

2015 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award
Awardee
Title
W. E. Collins Award for Best Overall Paper Dr. Ritesh Kumar Inhibition of glioblastoma tumor initiating cells (gtics) in response to ribonucleotide reductase inhibitors
Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Paper Dr. Markian Pahuta Metal ion levels are not a useful test for failed metal-on-metal hip implants: A systematic review and meta-analysis
John P. Collins Award for Best Translational Paper Dr. Talal Al-Atassi Impact of aortic annular geometry on aortic valve insufficiency: Insights from a pre-clinical, ex-vivo, porcine model
Best Education Paper Dr. Janelle Rekman Development of the Ottawa Clinic Assessment Tool (ocat), a pilot project
Best Overall Posters Dr. Nada Gawad Video assessment as a method of assessing surgical competence: The difference in video-rating skills after four years of residency
Best Overall Posters Dr. John Morellato Anatomical analysis of the syndesmosis using novel stress computed tomography in a cadaveric model
Best Overall Posters Dr. Pranavi Ravichandran Hospital process redesign leading to wait-time improvements in delivery of stroke-prevention surgery to patients with symptomatic carotid artery stenosis

2014

2014 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award Awardee Title
John P. Collins Award for Best Basic Science Paper Dr. Ian MacNiven Biochemical evaluation of two suturing techniques for distal bicep tendon rupture repair
Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Paper Dr. Anas Alshuhayeb Prognostic role of standardized uptake value of PET scan in non-small cell lung cancer
W. E. Collins Award for Best Overall Paper Dr. Tarek Malas The use of visualization in surgical simulation training to evaluate performance of vascular anastomosis on a bench model
Best Poster Presentation Dr. Janelle Rekman Determining trauma quality indicators in pediatrics to improve outcomes
Award for Best Surgical Teacher Dr. Karl-André Lalonde Orthopaedic Surgery
Award for Best Surgical Teacher Dr. Stuart Oake  Urology
Farid Shamji Award Dr. Jean-Michel Aubin General Surgery
for Best Resident Teacher
Farid Shamji Award Dr. Travis Marion Orthopedic Surgery
for Best Resident Teacher
Farid Shamji Award Dr. Beverley Chan General Surgery
for Best Resident Teacher

2013

2013 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award
Awardee
Title
Excellence in Teaching - Best Staff Teacher Dr. Husein Moloo  
Excellence in Teaching - Best Staff Teacher Dr. Chris Morash
Outstanding Resident Teaching – Best Resident Teacher Dr. Christopher Zappavigna Urology
Outstanding Resident Teaching – Best Resident Teacher Dr. Amanda Williamson General Surgery
Outstanding Resident Teaching – Best Resident Teacher Dr. Reilly Musselman General Surgery
W.E. Collins Prize – Best Overall Paper Dr. Hadi Toeg Cardiac Surgery
Graeme Barber Prize – Best Clinical Paper Dr. Marie-France Rancourt Orthopaedic Surgery
J.P. Collins Prize – Best Basic Science Paper Dr. Amy Bazzareilli  General Surgery
Best Poster Presentation Dr. Ehab Elzayat Urology

2012

2012 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award
Awardee
Title
Excellence in Teaching – Best Staff Teacher Dr. J Pollock Orthopedics
Excellence in Teaching – Best Staff Teacher Dr. Richard Mimeault General Surgery
Outstanding Resident Teaching – Best Resident Teacher Dr. Dave Harvey Urology
Outstanding Resident Teaching – Best Resident Teacher Dr. Sean Smith General Surgery
Outstanding Resident Teaching – Best Resident Teachertd> Dr. Kailey Birn General Surgery
W.E. Collins Prize – Best Overall Paper Dr. Hadi Toeg Cardiac Surgery
Graeme Barber Prize – Best Clinical Paper Dr. Sasha Carsen Orthopaedic Surgery
J.P. Collins Prize – Best Basic Science Paper Dr. Chris Zappavigna Urology
Best Poster Presentation Dr. Luke Lavallée Urology

2011

2011 - Previous Abstracts & Award Winners
Award
Awardee
Title
W.E. Collins Award for Best Overall Paper Dr. Rashmi Seth Surgical stress promotes the development of cancer metastases by a coagulation-dependent mechanism in a murine model. Rashmi Seth, Lee-Hwa Tai, Agnieszka Kus, Theresa Falls, John Bell, Marc Carrier, Harold Atkins, Robin Boushey, Rebecca Auer.
Graeme Barber Award for Best Clinical Paper Dr. Tarek Malas A randomized evaluation of simulation training on performance of vascular anastomosis on a high-fidelity invivo model: the role of deliberate practice. Tarek Malas, Joel Price, Viren Naik, Munir Boodhwani, Tim Brandys, Paul Hendry, Buu-Khanh Lam
John P. Collins Award for Best Basic Science Paper Dr. Talal Al-Atassi Pre-clinical evaluation of biopolymer delivered endothelial progenitor cells in hibernating myocardium. Al-Atassi, Talal; Giordano, Céline; Thorn, Stephanie; Suuronen, Erik J; Boodhwani, Munir; Renaud, Jennifer; Zhang, Pingchuan; deKemp, Robert A; Beanlands, Rob SB ; Ruel, Marc.
Best Poster Presentation Dr. Beverly Chan Validation of electronically derived short term outcomes in colo-rectal surgery. Beverley P Chan, John BP Armstrong, Robin P Boushey, Dean A Fergusson, Alan J Forster.
Best Surgical Teacher Dr. Tim Brandys
Best Surgical Teacher Dr. Steven Papp
Best Surgical Teacher Dr. Sudhir Sundaresan
Best Resident Teacher Dr. Malika Oberoi
Best Resident Teacher Dr. Michael Creech 
Best Resident Teacher Dr. Mathieu Carriere
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