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Awards

Below is a highlight on most awards received by the physicians in the Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Shawn Dowling
Appointed Senior Medical Director for the Emergency Strategic Clinical Network

Dr. Anjali Pandya 
Accepted the role of FRCPC Program Director

Dr. Fareen Zaver
Appointed Associate Dean, Office of Faculty Development and Performance

Dr. Nancy Zuzic
Appointed Medical Leader, Physician Relations & Planning

Dr. Natasha Goumeniouk
CanVECTOR Junior Investigator Grant (CAEP annual grants competition)

Dr. Grant Innes
Honoured with Emeritus Status as Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine,
Family Medicine and Community Health Sciences.

Dr. Eddy Lang
CIHR Catalyst Grant: Towards Emergency Department Standards for Youth Requiring Access to Community Mental Health and Substance Use Care

Dr. Andrew McRae
O’Brien Institute Research Excellence Award

Dr. Anjali Pandya 
PGME Awards of Excellence – Outstanding Commitment to Residency Education

Dr. Catherine Patocka 
CSM Postgraduate Medical Education Award

Dr. Zoe Polsky
Resident Leadership Award (FRCPC) - CAEP

Madhavi Talasila 
PGME Awards of Excellence – Service in Support of Residency

Group Awards
Best Preceptor Award Winners
FR Coffee Award Winner: Dave Fu
CCFP-EM Coffee Award Winner: Braden Teitge
FR Best Emerg Junior Preceptor Award Winner: Kelsey Ragan
PEM Preceptor Award Winner: Gord McNeil
FR Preceptor of the year Award winner: James Huffman
CCFP-EM Emerg Preceptor of the year Award winner: Amanda Schreiner
Off service preceptor of the year award winner: Julie Kromm
Bryan Young Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Mike Betzner

Gala Awards

MIKE HODSMAN LIFELONG LEARNING AWARD
Aaron Johnston
Shawn Dowling

DEPT OF EM HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Margriet Greidanus
Heather Patterson

ACH SITE AWARDS
Outstanding colleagues:
Ashlea Wilmott
Peggy Thomson
Dana Stys

Outstanding Rookies:
Robyn Buna
Karl Phillips
Nick Monfries
        
FMC SITE AWARDS
Outstanding colleagues:
Anjali Pandya
Steve Clark
Stuart Rose
Chris Hall

Outstanding Rookies:
Katie Lin
Haley Cochrane
Claire Acton

RGH SITE AWARDS
Outstanding Colleagues:
James Huffman
Tony Chad
Ayesha Khory
Outstanding Rookies:
Katie Anker 
Ryan Wilkie
Sean Fair
        
PLC SITE AWARDS
Outstanding Colleague:
Amanda Schreiner
Jen Puddy 
Peter Davids 
Outstanding Rookie:
Geordan Avery-Cooper 
Hilary Ambrose 
Kelsey Ragan 

SHC SITE AWARDS
Outstanding Colleagues:
Kathryn Crowder
Bryan Weber
Marge McGillivray

Outstanding Rookies:
Elizabeth Williams
Chase Krook
Jolene Bohne

 

PGME Clinical Teaching Award:
Anker, Katie
Betzner, Mike
Cochrane, Haley
Fair, Sean
Francis, Marc
Fu, David
Huffman, James
Krook, Chase
Lee, Patricia
Lin, Katie
Mainprize, Dave
McNeil, Gord
Morris, Alyssa
Morris, Rick
Ness, Rhonda
Packer, Nick
Pandya, Anjali
Park, Hannah
Ragan, Kelsey
Ross, Marshall
Savage, Tyson
Shaw, Brett
Sherlock, Kelli
Su, Mike
Wang, Jessica
Wilkie, Ryan
Zaver, Fareen

Dr. Cody Dunne
Junior Investigator Award ($5,000), Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

Dr. Natasha Goumeniouk and Dr. Eddy Lang
DEAR Fund Award ($8000) (Skeith L, Metcalfe A, King J, Le Gal G.)

Dr. Eddy Lang
Best Medical Student Abstract Award (Vorobeichik A, Yaphe H, Feldmann A)

Dr. Katie Lin 
CFPC Resident Research Award, ED utilization of COVID-19 patients (Rudecki A)
ESCN Summer Studentship Award

Dr. Katie Lin and Dr. Andrew McRae
CAEP-CanVECTOR Research Abstract Award (Xu K, Daoust R, Taylor J, Rosychuk R, Hau J, Davis P, Clark G, Hohl C)

Dr. Fareen Zaver
Masters in Medical Education
Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Conference 2022. Mentorship Program

Dr. Jason Elzinga and Dr. Scott Wakeham 
Michael P. Spadafora Medical Toxicology Award

Dr. Mark Yarema
Behind the Scenes Award

Award Winners
Dr. Aaron Johnston
Postgraduate Clinical Education Award

Dr. Bryan Young
Long Term Education Award

Dr. Catherine Patocka 
Recipient of an Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Medical Education

Dr. Neil Collins
MD of the Year at CAEP 2021

Dr. Scott Wakeham
Award Winning Oral Presentation ACH Resident Research Day

Dr. Arun Abbi
AMA Long-Service Awards

Dr. Marc Francis
Richard Kohn Memorial Award for Mentorship in Emergency Medicine 

Dr. Ian Walker
CPSA Council Electee 

Groups
Dr. Laurie- Ann Baker 
Dr. Marta Broniewska 
Dr. Ayesha Khory 
Dr. Charles Wong
Star Educators 

Dr. Cody Dunne 
Dr. Jason Elzinga 
Dr. Dana Stewart 
Poster and Oral Presentations in ACH Annual Residents & Fellows Virtual Research Day 

Dr. Christine East 
RGH Charge RN Ken Mont
ED Treatment Plan Committee 

Dr. James Andruchow
FMC Physician of the Year Award 

Dr. Ryan Chung 
Emergency Adult Knowledge Lead 

Dr. Colin DelCastilho 
participated in the annual Race to the Top stair challenge at South Health Campus in support of Heart Month. Watch the highlight video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_EFK1LyVtQ&feature=youtu.be

Dr. Shawn Dowling
ED Emergency Physician of the Year for the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians – Urban Category

Dr. Stephen Freedman 
APPETITE, AHS President's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Innovation & Research Excellence 

Dr. Eddy Lang
Gold Star Award Class of 2020 Pre-clerkship Awards, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary 

Dr. Gerald Lazarenko 
Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) Credential 

Drs. Meira Louis & Mark Scott
ARCH (Addiction Recovery & Community Health) Consultants 

Dr. Sarah McPherson
Post Graduate Clinical Education Award for Clinical, Adjunct and Research Faculty 

Dr. Andrew McRae
Ian Steill Researcher of the Year (CAEP) 

Dr. Catherine Patocka
CAEP Research Grant Recipient & New FRCP Program Director

Dr. Marshall Ross
Top 40 Under 40 Award

Dr. Erik Saude
UME EM Clerkship Behind-the-Scenes Award

Dr. Jennifer Thull-Freedman 
Commitment to Comfort QI Collaborative Team, AHS President's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Innovation & Research Excellence 

Dr. Joe Vipond 
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Alan Drummond Advocacy Award

Dr. Ashlea Wilmott 
ACH ED Medical Informatics Lead / Connect Care Provincial Physician Trainer, EM Track 

Dr. Charles Wong 
CPoCUS Research Award for Staff Clinicians 

Dr. Fareen Zaver
Top 40 Under 40 Award
CAEP Research Grant Recipient

Team Awards 
Drs. Danny Peterson, Erik Saude, Amanda Schreiner
The Gold Star Award, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Dr. Shawn Dowling
Foothills Medical Center Clinician of the Year

Dr. Scott Farquharson and Dr. Pauline Head
Humanitarian Award

Dr. Eddy Lang
Faculty Appreciation Honour Roll, Dhole Award, Class of 2019 for Outstanding Teaching (2018)

Dr. Eddy Lang
1st Place I4H Award, 2018 Health Hack Competition

Dr. Andrew McRae
Ian Stiell Researcher of the Year Award at CAEP Conference

Dr. Shawn Dowling
Academic Gold Star Recipient, The University of Calgary Emergency Medicine Residency Program 
Mentor Gold Star Recipient, The University of Calgary Emergency Medicine Residency Program 
The Michael Hodsman Lifelong Learning Award. Department of Emergency Medicine Calgary 
Top Research Poster Annual Scientific Assembly, Banff AB 

Scott Lucyk
Department of Critical Care Medicine’s Off Service Preceptor of the Year award & the Department of Emergency Medicine Rookie of the Year award 

Dr. Tim Souster
Departmental Humanitarian of the Year for his Volunteer Efforts in Mosul, Iraq

Dr. Aaron Johnston
PGME Award for Resident Mentorship

Dr. Nadim Lalani
Richard Kohn Memorial Award for Mentorship in EM

Dr. Stuart Rose
PGME Award for Outstanding Commitment to Residency Education

Dr. Andrew McRae
Grant Innes Award for Best Research Abstract/Presentation. Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Dr. Grant Innes
Finalist (one of 4), for Alberta Health Services ‘President’s Excellence Award for Distinguished Service

Dr. Shawn Dowling
Emergency Medicine (FRCP) Preceptor/Teacher of the Year Award
As voted by Emergency Medicine Residents

2013
Dr. Simon Berthelot
The Grant Innes Award from the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians CAEP National Scientific Meeting

Dr. Eddy Lang
Hellbender Medical Teaching Award

2011
Dr. Grant Innes
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians’ Presidents Award for Lifetime Achievement (presented in St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 2011)

2006
Dr. Grant Innes
3M National Healthcare Quality Award for Canada

2002
Dr. Grant Innes
Physician Achievement Award