The BC College of Family Physicians’ (BCCFP) awards and honors program recognizes BC’s exceptional family physicians, residents, and medical students, and highlights the value of family medicine. Winners of the 2020 awards are listed below. For more information about the winners and the awards, visit https://bccfp.bc.ca/2020-award-recipients.
BC Family Physician of the Year Award
The BC Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes a family physician who provides exemplary care to patients and takes part in activities that contribute to excellence in family medicine.
Dr Tahmeena Ali
Family Medicine Advocate Award
The Family Medicine Advocate Award recognizes a BCCFP member who has demonstrated a strong commitment to advocating for the value of family medicine.
Dr Lawrence Yang
My Family Doctor Award
The My Family Doctor Award is the BCCFP’s patient-nominated award that honors the patient-doctor relationship. Nominations are accepted from patients or family members.
Dr Rachel Collins (Fraser Health)
Dr Kalen Geddes (Northern Health)
Dr Peter Lutsky (Vancouver Coastal Health)
Dr Patricia Olsen (Island Health)
Dr Mark Szynkaruk (Interior Health)
Dr Manoo and Jean Gurjar Award
Dr Jessica Briggs
Dr Anmol Lamba
First Five Years of Practice Award
The First Five Years of Practice Award recognizes an exceptional family physician in the early stage of their career.
Dr Alyssa Cantarutti
Resident Leadership Award
The BCCFP offers financial awards for residents in the UBC Family Practice Residency Program, including this leadership award.
Dr Rebekah Eatmon
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