RCPSC- Royal College/ AMS Donald Richards Wilson Award
This award recognizes the seminal work of Dr. Donald R. Wilson, who, while serving as president of AMS, led the initiative which served as a foundation from which emerged the CanMEDS program of the Royal College. It is given annually to a medical educator or an identified leader who has demonstrated excellence in integrating the CanMEDS roles into a Royal College or other health related training program. The CanMEDS roles and competency framework have been recognized both nationally and internationally as essential components of medical education, equipping physicians with the attitudes, knowledge and skills required to provide the diversity of services to meet the needs of society.
2017 Recipient: Dr. Karen Saperson, FRCPC, Psychiatrist, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Education, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University
2016 Recipient: Dr. Najma A. Ahmed, FRCSC, General Surgery Residency Program, University of Toronto
Ontario Bar Association/ AMS John Hodgson Award
Mr. Hodgson acted as a legal advisor to AMS from the early 1970s at the time of its transformation from a prepaid medical care plan to a charitable organization until his retirement. This award, presented every two years, recognizes the integral role that John played in the success of AMS. It is presented to a member of the Ontario Bar Association for significant contributions in Charity and Not for Profit Law.
2018 Recipient: Professor Gilles LeVasseur
2016 Recipient: Brian Iler of Iler Campbell LLP
2014 Recipient: Posthumously awarded to Hugh M. Kelly, Q.C.
2012 Recipient: Clifford Goldfarb of Gardiner Roberts LLP
Toronto General &Western Hospital Foundation/
AMS Recognition Award for Exemplary End-of-Life Care
This award is presented annually to a health care professional who demonstrates excellence in professional practice and compassionate end of life care for patients.
Recipient 2016: Mr. R.J. Edralin, Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department at Toronto Western Hospital
Recipient 2015: Dr. Sarbjit Jassal, Staff Nephrologist, Toronto General Hospital