Previous Award Recipients

The UBC Medical Alumni Association celebrates the accomplishments of distinguished alumni and colleagues at the Association’s Annual General Meeting each April.

Wallace Wilson Leadership Award 

This award recognizes a graduate of the UBC Faculty of Medicine who has demonstrated high ethical standards and outstanding leadership to the profession. 

2019 - Michael Nimmo, MD'95; Ron Walls, BSc’75, MD’79
2018 - Gurdev Gill, MD'57, DSc'96; James Watt, BSc'62, MD'67
2017 - Nadine Caron, MD'97; Robert Offer, MD'69
2016 - Linda Rabeneck, MD'74; Jack Taunton, MD'76
2015 - Bruce Miller, MD’78; John Webb, MD’82
2014 - Linda Vickars, MD’76
2013 - Victor McPherson, MD’54
2012 - Mark Schonfeld, MD’72; Penny Ballem, MD’78
2011 - Linda Warren MD’68; Barrie Woodhurst MD’73
2010 - Morris VanAndel, MD’68
2009 - Arun Garg, MD’77
2008 - Vera Frinton, MD’69; Galt Wilson MD’79
2007 - H. Sharon Dougan, MD’69
2006 - Basil C. Boulton, MD’63
2005 - Felix A.A. Durity, MD’63
2004 - John M. (Bud) Fredrickson, MD’57
2003 - William D.S. Thomas, MD’59
2002 - Carol E. Herbert, MD’69
2001 - Alexander M. Boggie, MD’54
2000 - Robert W. McGraw, MD’60
1999 - Francis C.W. Ho, MD’61
1998 - Peter R. Grantham, MD’58
1997 - Garson Romalis, MD’62
1996 - John A. Cairns, MD’68
1995 - Douglas B. Clement, MD’59
1994 - Andrew B. Young, MD’59
1993 - Wendy Clay, MD’67
1992 - Curtis Latham, MD’62
1991 - John Anderson, MD’72
1990 - David F. Hardwick, MD’57
1989 - William A. Webber, MD’58
1988 - Ann J. Worth, MD’55
1987 - Roland E. Lauener, MD’56
1986 - Albert Cox, MD’54

Honorary Medical Alumni Award 

The Honorary Medical Alumni Award recognizes a member of the UBC Faculty of Medicine community who has made a significant contribution as a committed clinician, teacher, mentor or administrator.

2019 - Blake Gilks, MedRes’88; Tamara Shenkier, MedRes’92
2017 - Shelley Ross, MD'74 (University of Alberta)
2016 - Jan Christilaw, Paula Gordon, Fred Mikelberg
2015 - Judith Hall; Julio Montaner
2014 - Granger Avery; Sheldon Naiman; John Shepherd
2013 - Shafique Pirani, Aubrey Tingle
2012 - Oscar Casiro; Larry Goldenberg; Graydon Meneilly; David Snadden
2011 - Robert Taylor
2010 - Bill Nelems; Dale Stogyn; David Ostrow
2009 - Roberta Ongley; Gavin Stuart; Nancy Thompson
2008 - Vicki Bernstein; Michael Myers
2007 - Joanna Bates; Henry Hildebrand
2006 - Gordon Thompson; Dorothy Shaw
2005 - Christine Loock, Robert F. Woollard
2004 - Lorna Sent; Jerilynn Prior
2003 - Patricia Baird; Angus Rae; Patricia Rebbeck
2002 - David McLean; Martin Hollenberg
2001 - Margaret Pendray; Eileen Cambon; Donald Rix
2000 - Barbara McGillivray; Charles Snelling
1999 - Clive Duncan; Bruce Tiberiis
1998 - William Schreiber; David Lirenman
1997 - Andrew Seal; Wayne Adalbert Vogl
1996 - James Carter; Doris Gray-Kavanagh
1995 - David Fairholm; Wolfgang Felix
1994 - Denys Ford; William Ovalle
1993 - William Chase; Doug A. Courtemanche; Vincent Sweeney
1992 - Wallace Chung; David Godin
1991 - Fred Bryans; William Gibson; Fred Bryans; William Gibson
1990 - Charles Slonecker; D.M. Whitelaw; William Goodsir
1989 - Sydney Friedman; Constance Friedman; William Hurlburt
1988 - Frank Turnbull; Robert Kerr; Claude Dolman; Harold Douglas Copp

Silver Anniversary (25 Years) Award

This award is given to a graduate of the class celebrating their 25th anniversary.  Nominated by his/her classmates, for outstanding contributions in one or more of the following areas: leadership, research, teaching, clinical care, administration or public service.

Year Awarded | Recipients

2019 - Videsh Kapoor, BSc’88, BEd (Sec)’92, MD’93
2017 - Azaria Marthyman, MD'92
2014 - Cynthia Horner*, MD'89
2013 - Christopher Reilly, MD'88
2012 - Wendy Yeomans, MD'87
2011 - Marshall Dahl, MD'86
2010 - Heidi Oetter, MD'85; Peter Jepson-Young*, MD'85
2009 - Romayne Gallagher, MD'84
2008 - David Sigalet, MD'83
2007 - Robert Conn, MD'82
2006 - Warren Julien, MD'81; Raymond Lam, MD'81; Ivo Olivotto, MD'81
2005 - Michael Golbey, MD'80
2004 - Steven Narod, MD' 79
2003 - Bruce Fleming, MD'78
2002 - Arun Garg, MD'77

Student Leadership Award

The Student Leadership Award recognizes and honours two medical students, one student in Year 1 or 2 and one student in Years 3 or 4, in the UBC MD undergraduate program, who demonstrate excellence in leadership by engaging and guiding others in promoting a responsible and evolving medical student community and/or health care system.

2019 - Alec Yu; Eric Zhao, BSc'13

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