Thanks to our early adopters – Rymon Rofaiel and Camilla Wong; Patrick Jung and Thiru Yogaparan who were the first to enter an EPA in the pilot
Dr. Barbara Liu Geriatric Medicine Resident Research and Education Award
Donations can now be made to the Dr. Barbara Liu Geriatric Medicine Resident Research and Education Award online. Initiated by the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Sunnybrook and with funding support received to date from the geriatricians at Baycrest and St. Michael's and a promise of matched funds from Dr. Kevin Imrie. This award has been created to first, honour the exemplary work and leadership that Dr. Liu has exemplified as Program Director, and second, to support resident research opportunities and resident education activities in the UofT, Division of Geriatrics. We encourage everyone to consider making a gift to recognize Barb’s amazing work and to support our future trainees!
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Mini Joshipura
Dr. Joshipura was promoted to Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto on December 1, 2018
Dr. Jenniffer Watt
Recipient of the Research Excellence Award from the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael Hospital on November 26, 2018
Dr. Nathan Stall
Recipient of Excellence in Research on Aging from CIHR Institute of Aging Anne Martin-Matthews Doctoral
Dr. Barry Goldlist
Dr Barbara Liu
Congratulations to the Recipients of the University of Toronto MD Program 2017-18 Teaching Excellence Award. In Recognition by the students of the MD Program for exemplifying excellence in undergraduate medical education.
Dr. Katrina Piggot
Recipient of the University of Toronto inaugural MD Program Award of Excellence for 2017-2018 academic year
Apologies if we missed other award recipients. Please let us know about your awards to include in a future Newsletter.
The annual Divisional retreat was held at the Hyatt Regency on December 5th, 2018. Thanks to everyone who participated in the Divisional retreat in December. There were terrific presentations by Dr. Barbara Liu, Thiru Yogaparan, Dr. Rajin Mehta and guest speaker Dr. Julie Maggi. In particular, we thank the Divisional Executive who worked on the content for this workshop and to Hellen and Meghan for facilitating its organisation and success.
Congratulations to the recent graduates who passed their Royal College Geriatric Medicine subspecialty Examination with flying colours!
Dr. Youmna Ahmed
Dr. Jillian Alston
Dr. Jawid Darvesh
Dr. Katrina Piggott
Dr. Amneet Thiara
Dr. Eric Wong
Congratulations to PGY5 resident Richard Norman and his beautiful family. His handsome son Elliot Ian Norman was born on October 17, 2018 is already two months old.