2022 Award Winners
Media Engagement Award - Changemaker
Honours a Canadian doctor who is leading change in healthcare through media and social media communications and has the backing of a large organization.
Runners-Up: Dr. Allan Grill & Dr. Gigi Osler
Finalists: Dr. Adam Kassam, Dr. Johny Van Aerde
Media Engagement Award - Trailblazer
Honours a Canadian doctor who is leading change in healthcare through media and social media communications as an individual doctor at the grassroots level.
Runners-Up: Dr. Swapnil Hiremath & Dr. Samir Sinha
Finalists: Dr. Peter Lin, Dr. René Wittmer
Media Engagement Learner Award
Honours a med student or resident who is leading change in healthcare through media and social media communications.
Winner: Dr. Mathieu Nadeau-Vallée
Runners-Up: Abrar Ahmed & Dr. Anser Daud
Finalists: Kalpesh Hathi, Tharsan Kanagalingam, Jeremy Levett, and Dr. Kaylynn Purdy
Making a Difference Award
Honours a physician in recognition of their work for marginalized communities.
Runners-Up: Dr. Sumantra Monty Ghosh & Dr. Kari Sampsel
Finalists: Dr. Anju Anand, Dr. Oyedeji Ayonrinde, Dr. Sheri Bergeron, Dr. Mikhail Epelbaum, Dr. K. Sonu Gaind, Dr. Marie-Ève Goyer, and Dr. Rabiya Jalil
Innovative Practice Award
Honours a physician whose practice has found new ways to improve patient care.
Runners-Up: Dr. Sam Lee & Dr. Alan L Russell
Finalists: Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia, Dr. Rithesh Ram, Dr. Karim Vellani
Interprofessional Team Award
Goes to the team (must include at least once physician) with different health professionals working effectively to advance patient care.
Winner: C4 Command Centre (CIUSSS West-Central Montreal)
Runners-Up: Focused COVID Communications & Hospice of Windsor and Essex County Palliative Medicine Program
Finalists: Hemophilia Treatment Centre Pilot Project, Inclusive Communities Canada I-CCAN, Kawartha Centre - Redefining Healthy Aging, St. Joseph's Health Sciences Centre, Unity Health, COVID at Home Project, and University Health Network Emergency Department Sickle Cell Working Group
Top Blogger Award
For the Medical Post blogger who got the most physician-confirmed clicks this year (the only award not determined by judging panel).