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Awards

Departmental awards are handed out at the Department of Psychiatry Research Conference.  This conference is held every year and Faculty members and Residents alike are eligible for these awards based on the terms of reference and nominations.

 

Faculty Awards

Faculty Excellence in Research - Dr. Muhammad Ayub
Jim Owen Excellence in Teaching Award - Dr. Nishardi Waidyaratne-Wijeratne
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Nadeem Mazhar
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Simon O'Brien
Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Tariq Munshi
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Pallavi Nadkarni

Faculty Excellence in Research - Dr. Lindy Kilik
Jim Owen Excellence in Teaching Award - Dr. Nishardi Waidyaratne-Wijeratne
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Roumen Milev
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Cherie Jones-Hiscock

Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Nam Dinh Doan
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Tariq Hassan
Outstanding Contribution to Postgraduate Education - Dr. Ruzica Jokic

Additional Awards for 2017

Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award - Dr. Renee Fitzpatrick
OMA Advocate for Students and Residents Award - Dr. Melissa Andrew

Faculty Excellence in Research - Dr. Xudong Liu
Jim Owen Excellence in Teaching Award - Dr. Simon O'Brien
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Ruzica Jokic
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Rob Malone

Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Eric Prost
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Neeraj Bajaj

 

Faculty Excellence in Research - Dr. Robert Hopkins
Jim Owen Excellence in Teaching Award - Dr. Moustafa Eid
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Eric Prost
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Casimiro Cabrera

Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Simon O'Brien
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Casimiro Cabrera

Faculty Excellence in Research - Dr. Felicia Iftene
Jim Owen Excellence in Teaching Award - Dr. Susan Finch
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Jim Owen
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Renee Fitzpatrick

Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Renee Fitzpatrick
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Martin Feakins
Faculty Poster Award - Dr. Pallavi Nadkarni

Staff Excellence in Teaching - Dr. Eric Prost
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Jessica Jones and Dr. Eric Prost
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Carolyn Woogh
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Carolyn Woogh
Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Susan Finch
Faculty Research Award - Dr. Tariq Hassan
Faculty Poster Award - Dr. Rebecca Douglas

Faculty Excellence in Research - Dr. Jim Owen
Staff Excellence in Teaching - Dr. Mir Nadeem Mazhar
Excellence in Clinical Services - Dr. Tariq Munshi
Exemplary Service to the Department - Dr. Leslie Flynn
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Dr. Jim Owen
Excellence in a Mentorship Role - Dr. Ruzica Jokic

2012 External Awards:

2012 CPA Annual Conference Best Paper Award (1st Place) - Dr. Tariq Hassan for his paper titled "Psychiatrists' Attitudes to Becoming Mentally Ill".

Faculty Excellence in Research – Dr. Anne Duffy
Staff Excellence in Teaching – Dr. Debra Hamer
Excellence in Clinical Service – Dr. Dusan Kolar
Exemplary Service to the Department – Dr. Margo Rivera
Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching – Dr. Richard Millson
Excellence in a Mentorship Role – Dr. Taras Reshetukha
Staff Exemplary Service to the Department - Ms. Sharon Thompson

 

 

Resident Awards 

Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Catherine Bobek - “Understanding the Person with Huntington Disease”
Resident Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Peter Wang and Dr. Jen Pikard
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program - Dr. Jamey Adirim & Dr. Emily St. Denis
Resident Research Award - Dr. Anees Bahji & Dr. Jen Pikard
Jeanette Holden Memorial Poster Award - Dr. Jamey Adirim

Additional Awards for 2018:

2018 PARO Resident Teaching Award - Dr. Jamey Adirim

Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Tom Kim
Resident Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Davit Khachatryan
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program - Dr. Niki Mofidi & Dr. Jonathan Fairbairn
Resident Research Award - Dr. Davit Khachatryan

Additional Awards for 2017

Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry - Dr. Emily St. Denis

Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Peter Wang
Resident Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Sarah Penfold
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program -  Dr. Sarah Penfold and Dr. Megan Yang
Resident Research Award - Dr. Selim Asmer
Child Psychiatry Award - Dr. Niki Mofidi

Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Nazanin Alavi
Resident Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Nishardi Wijeratne and Dr. Rupy Johal
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program -  Dr. Nazanin Alavi and Dr. Selim Asmer
Resident Research Award - Dr. Nazanin Alavi and Dr. Davit Khachatryan
Child Psychiatry Award - Dr. Nazanin Alavi

Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Taras Reshetukha
Pfizer Canada Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Nishardi Wijeratne
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program - Dr. Rupy Johal and Dr. Taras Reshetukha
Resident Research Award - Dr. Barinder Singh
Child Psychiatry Award - Dr. Nazanin Alavi and Dr. Rupy Johal
Resident/Student Poster Award - Mr. James Gardner Gregory

National Awards:

Dr. Varinder Parmar was the winner of the best set of MCQ's - Coordinators of Postgraduate Psychiatric Education (COPE) questions submitted by a Psychiatry resident in Canada.

Dr. Nazanin Alavi received the APA/Lilly Resident Research Award.

2012 Departmental Awards:


Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Varinder Parmar
Pfizer Canada Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Varinder Parmar and Dr. Nishardi Wijeratne
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program - Dr. Nam Doan and Dr. Antonina Stakheiko
Resident Research Award - Dr. Varinder Parmar
Child Psychiatry Award - Dr. Nazanin Alavi
Resident Poster Award - Dr. Varinder Parmar

National Awards:
Dr. Nazanin Alavi was the recipient of the Dan Offord award for Excellence in Research from the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  This award was presented at the annual meeting in Vancouver.

2012 Departmental Awards:


Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Varinder Parmar
Group Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program -  
Dr. Shaimaa Abo-El-Ella and Dr. Ruby Sadera
Pfizer Canada Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Shaimaa Abo-El-Ella
Resident Research Award - Dr. Nazanin Alavi Tabari

Best Presentation by a Resident - Dr. Sarah Adams
Outstanding Contribution to the Residency Training Program - Dr. Amer Sapru & Dr. Liora Berger
Resident Annual Teaching Award - Dr. Tom Kim & Dr. Sarah Adams
Resident Research Award - Dr. Marie Gojmerac
Child and Youth Award - Dr. Marcelo Crespin
Best Poster Award - Dr. Anees Bahji

 

Terms of Reference and Nomination Forms