Each year, the University of British Columbia faculty of medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. 

Congratulations to the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute investigators and staff members who are recognized in the 2022 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards:


2022 UBC faculty of medicine award recipients

Dean’s Staff Awards

Honours exceptional staff who have demonstrated a strong commitment to living the faculty of medicine values of respect, integrity, compassion, collaboration, and equity.

Patricia Birch - Medical Genetics - Respectful Environment, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Clinical Faculty Awards

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Recognizes excellence in clinical teaching by clinical faculty members.

Jane Gardiner - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Mid-Career

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Research
Recognizes excellence in research by clinical faculty members.

David Goldfarb - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Mid/Late Career

Continuing Professional Development Awards

Award for Innovation in Continuing Professional Development / Continuing Medical Education
Recognizes outstanding innovation and/or creativity with original work in the area of CME / CPD programming.​

Kyla Hildebrand - Pediatrics 

Distinguished Achievement Awards (previously announced)

Excellence in Clinical or Applied Research
Recognizes outstanding clinical or applied research and scholarly contributions.

Cheryl Wellington - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 

Excellence in Education
Recognizes significant contributions to health education in the areas of leadership, innovation, and/or scholarship of education.

Christine Voss - Pediatrics

Service to the University and Community
Recognizes significant contributions to local, national or international communities aimed at improved health outcomes of the population.

Ian Pike - Pediatrics

Patricia Janssen - Population and Public Health

See the complete list of recipients.