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Congratulations to St. Michael’s staff accepted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Toronto, September 20, 2013

With this year’s election of 10 of our staff, St. Michael’s now has a baker’s dozen of fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. CAHS fellows are those who have a history of outstanding performance in the academic health sciences in Canada. Congratulations to the following, who were inducted September 19 at the CAHS annual meeting in Ottawa:

  1. Philip Berger
  2. Paul Dorian
  3. Prabhat Jha
  4. Muhammad Mamdani
  5. Phil Marsden
  6. John Marshall
  7. Pat O'Campo
  8. Thomas G. Parker
  9. Sean Rourke
  10. Sharon Straus

They join Drs. Arthur Slutsky, Andreas Laupacis and Ori Rotstein, already fellows of the CAHS. “Election to the fellowship in the academy is considered one of the highest honours for those in the field of health sciences,” said Dr. Robert Howard, president and CEO. “The number of staff we have in the fellowship speaks not only to the calibre of their contributions, but also their commitment to advancing the health sciences.”

About St. Michael’s Hospital

St Michael’s Hospital provides compassionate care to all who enter its doors. The hospital also provides outstanding medical education to future health care professionals in 27 academic disciplines. Critical care and trauma, heart disease, neurosurgery, diabetes, cancer care, care of the homeless and global health are among the Hospital’s recognized areas of expertise. Through the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, which make up the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, research and education at St. Michael’s Hospital are recognized and make an impact around the world. Founded in 1892, the hospital is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.