34th Annual Gallie Day 2008
Shaf Keshavjee is the winner of this year's Lister Prize. See photo
on page 1. The Lister Prize in surgery is awarded to an investigator who has shown
outstanding and continuing productivity of international stature as evidenced by
research publications, grants held, students' trained and other evidence of the
John Murnaghan is the winner of this year's Surgical Skills Centre
Distinguished Educator Award. See photo on page 1. The University of Toronto Surgical
Skills Centre Distinguished Educator Award for Outstanding Contributions demonstrates
the Centre's commitment to surgical skills education. This award recognizes those
individuals who have made exemplary, innovative contributions to teaching and learning
in the Surgical Skills Centre over the past year.
Bernard Langer (right) presents the Bernard Langer Surgeon Scientist Award to Michael
This award is presented to an outstanding graduate of the Surgeon Scientist Program
who shows the greatest promise for a career in academic medicine.
Robin Richards (right) presents the George Armstrong-Peters Prize to Cindi Morshead
First awarded in 1912, the Armstrong-Peters Prize honours younger surgeons who have
sustained continued productivity in basic science research.
The Charles Tator Surgeon-Scientist Mentoring Award is intended to honour individuals
supervising participants in the SSP who emulate Professor Tator's qualities, namely
excellence in research, commitment to SSP mentoring and dedication to promotion
of Surgeon-Scientists. The intent of the award is to provide recognition for teaching
contributions made by supervisors to SSP trainees.
Charles Tator (right) presents the Charles Tator Surgeon-Scientist Mentoring Award
to Joel Fish (PlasSurg)
The Donald R. Wilson Award recognizes significant contributions
by a resident surgeon for continued instruction of
peers and medical students.
James Rutka (NeurSurg) (right) presents the Donald R. Wilson Award to Melfort Boulton (NeurSurg Resident)
Honouring the outstanding past teachings of Professor Bruce Tovee we are pleased
to announce the following award winners:
Ron Levine (right) presents the E. Bruce Tovee Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching
in Postgraduate Education to Ron Kodama (UrolSurg)
David Backstein (right) presents the E. Bruce Tovee Teaching Award for Outstanding
Teaching in Undergraduate Education to Peter Ferguson (OrthSurg)