Dr. Mark Angle, who serves at the Montreal Neurological Institute as Associate Director, Chief of the Department of Anaesthesia, Director of the Intensive Care Unit, and MUHC Associate Director of Professional Services, was honoured with the 2009 MUHC Director General’s Award. Nominated by colleagues, Angle was recognized for his wisdom and tireless dedication to his patients and staff. The Director General’s Awards were initiated this year as part of a larger employee-recognition program.
Family Medicine quartet feted by CFPC
Members of the Department of Family Medicine were recently recognized by the College of Family Physicians of Canada:
Dr. Lynn McLauchlin received the Award of Excellence in the category of international aid for her commitment to Médecins sans frontières (MSF). For six months she served as the Medical Director for the MSF-run Hôpital Jude-Ann, a hospital providing emergency obstetrical care in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Dr. Emily Ingram, presently in her first year as a resident at St. Mary’s Hospital Center, was awarded the Student Leadership Prize.
Dr Hélène Rousseau received the Award of Excellence in the category of teaching. She is the director of the rural training program.
Dr. Fahimy Saoud received the Nadine St-Pierre Award for her paper: La Communication entre Soignants et Patients à une Unité de Médecine Familiale lorsqu’ il y a une barrière de langage : Recours à un interprète : professionnel versus familial. This award is named in honour of the late Dr. Nadine St-Pierre, who was instrumental in the development of the French-language version of the Certification Examination in Family Medicine. The award recognizes an outstanding francophone family medicine resident, R1 or R2, who has submitted a paper judged to be the best of those submitted by his/her peers.