Accolades and honours
Our faculty and learners are often recognized for outstanding accomplishments and achievements:
Dr. Elise Graham – ASPO William Potsic Award
Dr. Elise Graham was the second-place winner of the ASPO William Potsic award for the best basic science manuscript: "Development and characterization of decellularized human nasoseptal cartilage scaffold for use in tissue engineering."
Presented in Chicago, IL, at the ASPO Conference, May 2016
Dr. Matthew Brace – Anderson Prize
Dr. Matthew Brace received the Anderson Prize for highest marks on the both the written and oral components of the American Board of Facial Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery exam.
Dr. Robert Hart – National Award for Educational Excellence, Canadian Society of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Robert Hart received the National Award for Educational Excellence from the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery in June 2015.
Dr. Paul Hong – Maureen Hannley Triological Society Thesis Award for Excellence in the Alternative Science category
In 2016, Dr. Paul Hong earned the Maureen Hannley Triological Society Thesis Award for Excellence in the Alternative Science category (health services research) for research entitled “Parental decision making in pediatric otoplasty: The role of shared decision making in parental decisional conflict and decisional regret.”
Dr. Faisal Alzahrani – Canadian Society of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Poliquin Research Competition, second place, research presentation
Dr. Faisal Alzahrani received second place award for the 2016 Canadian Society of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Poliquin Research Competition for best research presentation entitled “Hippo signaling in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.”
Dr. Paul Hong – American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Charles Ferguson Award and Research Poster Award
In 2015, Dr. Paul Hong received two awards form the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology:
- Charles Ferguson Award: Third place award for best clinical manuscript for "Measuring attentional bias in children with prominent ears: A prospective study using an eye-tracking system”
- Research Poster Award: Third place for best clinical poster for research entitled “Decisional conflict, self-determination and emotional experiences in pediatric otolaryngology: A descriptive-comparative study.”