Summer 2010 Awards and Nominations at the MCH

Following his two years of specialty training (2008-2010), Dr. Robert Baird has been successfully recruited to the Montreal Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric General Surgery. Dr. Baird will join the Division on August 1, 2010, on a part-time basis and gradually increase his practice to full time over approximately one-and-a-half years. During this period, he will be completing the prestigious Masters in Evidence-Based Healthcare at Oxford University. Dr. Baird is planning to pursue a strong academic career with a commitment to establishing an evidence-based clinical research program at the MCH, and exerting a major leadership role in this area across Canada.
MCH Audiologist Anne Marie Hurteau was recently honoured with the Prix Germaine Huot 2010 from the Ordre des orthophonistes et audiologists du Québec given to an individual for their achievements in the field of speech language pathology and audiology. Ms. Hurteau will receive her award at a ceremony on September 17 in Montreal.

Dr. Sam Daniel
has been selected as a CPD Educator of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, an important new role that will enable the Royal College to create an educational strategy for Fellows and CPD participants. The position will be for a two-year period commencing July 1, 2010.