Dr. Esther Tailfeathers – F.N.G. Starr Award
Dr. Esther Tailfeathers is a changemaker in Indigenous health. As medical lead of the Indigenous Wellness Core at Alberta Health Services (AHS), she works to increase access for Indigenous peoples across the province while making care safer and more culturally appropriate.
Dr. Samir Sinha – Canadian Medical Association Award for Political Advocacy
Few have done more to advocate for older Canadians than Dr. Samir Sinha. As director of geriatrics for Sinai Health and University Health Network in Toronto, he helped develop the Acute Care for Elders, or ACE, Strategy.
Dr. Debra Boyce – May Cohen Award for Women Mentors
Dr. Debra Boyce has transformed one of Canada’s largest and oldest health care organizations, the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), by encouraging, facilitating and supporting the advancement of women.
Dr. Scott McLeod – Dr. William Marsden Award in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
As Registrar and CEO of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), Dr. Scott McLeod has demonstrated ethical leadership in action.
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Beckett, MD – John McCrae Memorial Medal
Dr. Andrew Beckett wants every soldier and civilian to have the best chance of surviving a devastating injury in a war zone, and that means ensuring quick access to easy-to-use and effective blood products.
Ms. Brenda Reynolds – Owen Adams Award of Honour
Brenda Reynolds has spent her career supporting the health and well-being of Indigenous communities.
Dr. Jessica Dunkley – Dr. Ashok Muzumdar Memorial Award for Physicians with Disabilities
Dr. Jessica Dunkley — Canada’s first deaf physician — has been driving change since the first days of medical school.
Dr. Franco Rizzuti – CMA Award for Young Leaders (Early Career)
While still in residency in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Calgary, Dr. Franco Rizzuti played a significant role in responding to COVID-19.
Dr. Brent Young – CMA Award for Young Leaders (Early Career)
In his short time as a family physician, Brent Young has already had a positive impact on Indigenous health outcomes in Halifax.
Dr. Victor Do – CMA Award for Young Leaders (Resident)
Victor Do’s commitment to medicine includes a commitment to the health and well-being of his peers.
Dr. Miles Marchand – CMA Award for Young Leaders (Resident)
Dr. Miles Marchand is determined to enhance cardiovascular care in Canada’s Indigenous populations.
Maxine Joly-Chevrier – CMA Award for Young Leaders (Student)
At just 18 years old, Maxine Joly-Chevrier developed a program to support isolated seniors through the pandemic.
Owen Luo – CMA Award for Young Leaders (Student)
Owen Luo is empowering the next generation of doctors to advocate for a net zero health care system.
Victoria Blouin – Dr. Brian Brodie Organizational Leadership Development Award
Victoria Blouin has proven to be an effective leader and representative for the interests of Quebec medical students.