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 2023 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards!


UBC FoM faculty award recipients

Award for Excellence in Mentoring Early Career Faculty

Recognizes faculty members who have formally been identified as mentors and who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the professional and personal development of faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers.
Christopher Reilly - Orthopaedics

Applegarth Staff Service

Recognizes outstanding contributions by UBC staff members to the Faculty of Medicine.
Michelle Man - Pediatrics - Secretarial/Clerical

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentorship

Recognizes excellence in mentorship by clinical faculty members.
Mona PatelPediatrics - Mid/Late Career

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

Recognizes excellence in research by clinical faculty members.
Shelina Babul - Pediatrics - Mid/Late Career

Award for Innovation in CME/CPD

Recognizes outstanding innovation and/or creativity with original work in the area of CME/CPD programming.
Patricia Birch - Medical Genetics

Killam Teaching Prize

Awarded to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching.
Patricia Birch - Medical Genetics

Distinguished Achievement Awards (previously announced)

Excellence in Basic Science Research
Recognizes outstanding basic science research and scholarly contributions in the areas of health and life sciences.

Bruce Vallance - Pediatrics

Service to the University and Community

Recognizes significant contributions to local, national or international communities aimed at improved health outcomes of the population.
Quynh Doan - Pediatrics
Evelyn StewartPsychiatry

Overall Excellence — Early Career

Recognizes outstanding contributions in the areas of research, education and service.
Fidel Vila-Rodriguez - Psychiatry


See the complete full list of recipients.