Doctors Nova Scotia recognised six physicians for outstanding service in June 2015. Four of these physicians were Department of Medicine members:
Dr. Mandat Maharaj, Sydney, was honoured with Distinguished Service Award, the association’s most prestigious award, which is given to a physician who has made an outstanding contribution to the medical profession and as a result, has helped many by raising the standards of the medical practice.
Dr. Peter Green, Halifax, was honoured with Physician Health Promotion Award for outstanding contribution to health promotion, safety and preventative care among Nova Scotians.
Dr. Ormille Aubrey Hayne, Halifax, received the Doctors Nova Scotia Senior Membership Award, which is presented to a physician who in addition to practicing for many years, is also widely respected and held in high regard by his or her fellow physicians throughout the medical community and the province.
Dr. R. Allan Purdy, Halifax, received the CMA Honorary Membership Award, which is presented to a physician who has established themselves in their medical careers by making significant contributions to their profession and wider community.