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2021 Excellence Awards: The Ottawa Hospital’s incredible people and teams celebrated at special virtual event

 
The Ottawa Hospital Excellence Awards

The 2021 Excellence Awards went virtual to celebrate the staff, physicians, volunteers and teams who exemplify The Ottawa Hospital’s vision and values. Hundreds of staff attended the virtual “night out” to celebrate incredible stories of leadership, innovation, teamwork and compassion.

We’ve compiled the highlights from the event to make it easy for you to watch or share it with family, friends or colleagues. By clicking the links below, you can jump to the speaker or award category to see the list of nominees. Then you can click the award title to watch the video clip of that award, click the box below the list of nominees to reveal the winner or watch the whole award ceremony.

Table of Contents

  • Physician and resident awards
    • Medical Student Team Player Award
    • Resident Physician Team Player Award
    • Resident Physician Educator Award
    • Physician Philanthropy Award
    • Physician Clinician Recognition Award
    • Physician Leadership Award
  • Research awards
    • Research Excellence Team Award
    • Inspire Clinical Research Staff Award
  • Team awards
    • Vincent Westwick Exceptional Quality Award
    • Commitment to Safety
    • Financial Stewardship
    • Patient Experience
    • Healthier Populations
    • Innovation and Creativity
  • Special guests
    • Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa
    • Vera Etches, Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa
    • DJ Smith, Head Coach of the Ottawa Senators
    • Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier of Ontario and Ontario Minister of Health
    • Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario
    • Lisa Macleod, Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, Representing Nepean
    • Patricia Boal, News Anchor, CTV News
  • Closing remarks (Cameron Love)

Official welcome

Cameron Love, President and CEO of The Ottawa Hospital(opens in a new tab)

Remarks

Katherine Cotton, Chair, Board of Governors, The Ottawa Hospital(opens in a new tab)

Individual awards

Exemplary Values – Respect for the Individual(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Audrey Cloutier
  • Debbie Finlay
  • Véronique Gauthier
  • Karen Hindriksen
  • Joy Moors
  • Shilpa Nambiar
  • Vicki Walters

Exemplary Values – Compassion(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Mélanie Doucet
  • Laura Dunn
  • Claudia Hampel
  • Karen Hindriksen
  • Susan Leeder
  • Mina Mikhael
  • Greg Pitt
  • Nancy Philip
  • Ahmed Rage
  • Rayelle Richard
  • Nancy Wicklund

Exemplary Values – Commitment to Quality(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Andrea Brett
  • Ernesto Caceres
  • Robert Chatelain
  • Pierre Giguère
  • Dave Goodes
  • Jason Lemieux
  • Candace McGee
  • Theresa Straathof

Exemplary Values – Working Together(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Heidi Davis
  • Payal Mandot
  • Joy Moors
  • Amanda Navaro-Gozales
  • Shawn O’Grady
  • Shelley Pelletier
  • Lisa Ann Phillips
  • Audrey Poulin
  • Ahmed Rage
  • Marnie Robinson

Outstanding Leader(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Nesrine Awad-Shimoon
  • Sherri Daly
  • Tracey Dyks
  • Janet Graham
  • Paul Lemieux
  • Jonathan MacLeod
  • Carol Mann
  • Deanna Rothwell
  • Emily Sharples
  • John Trickett

Hidden Hero(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Danièle Filion
  • Véronique Girard
  • Denise Hawken
  • Marc-André Lépine
  • Eric Levac
  • Jacqui Lindsay
  • Paul Nichols
  • Lisa Yelland

Outstanding Volunteer(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Eileen Deba
  • Therese Hetherington

Outstanding Youth Volunteer(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Anne-Marie Hartford
  • Katerina Paravalos
  • Layli Tanara

Commitment to Academics(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Teresa Chafe
  • Kerri Ritchie

Physician and resident awards

Medical Student Team Player Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Gary Liao

Resident Physician Team Player Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Laura Burgess
  • Brigitte Corran
  • Emily Curley
  • Kelly Harper
  • Wilson Lam
  • Josée Malette and Jessica Tat
  • Shady Piedra-Abu Sharar
  • Graydon Simmons
  • Jim Yang

Resident Physician Educator Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Renée Bradley and Doran Drew
  • Emma Ferguson, Omar Anjum and Hashim Kareemi
  • Kelli Flemming
  • Megan Lim
  • Mina Rizk
  • Pearl Tan

Physician Philanthropy Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Rebecca Auer

Physician Clinician Recognition Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Luc Beauchesne
  • Brian Blew
  • Pierre-Antoine Brown
  • Kris Dennis
  • Claire Dyason
  • Samantha Halman
  • John Hilton
  • Michel Le May
  • George Mintsioulis
  • Safraz Mohammed
  • Gloria Rockwell
  • Carolina (Mindy) Rush
  • Alexander Sorisky
  • Edward Spilg
  • Christine Whetter

Physician Leadership Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Tim Asmis
  • Tammy Barrows
  • Rob Beanlands
  • Lisa Bromley
  • Marc Carrier
  • Valerie Charbonneau
  • Jessica Dy
  • Mark Kaluzienski
  • Sarah Lawrence
  • Shawn Marshall
  • Pradeep Merchant
  • David Neilipovitz
  • Alan Tinmouth
  • Jeff Warren
  • Joel Werier

Research awards

Research Excellence Team Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • 613covid.ca
  • Aging Innovation in Perioperative Medicine and Surgery (AIMS) Research Group
  • The COVID-19 Ontario Pregnancy Event (COPE) Network
  • The Ottawa Viral and Metabolic Liver Disease Research Group

Inspire Clinical Research Staff Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Katie McIlquham
  • Penny Phillips
  • Katherine Reilly
  • Meltem Tuna
  • Ruth White

Team awards

Vincent Westwick Exceptional Quality Award(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • The Ottawa Hospital Auditory Implant Program Centre of Excellence
  • Coordinator for the TOH Shuttle Bus
  • COVID 19 Units (General 6NW, 8W and Civic B2)
  • Module R Cardiology Diagnostics Team
  • Spinal Cord Injury Quality Care Consortium Project

Commitment to Safety(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Civil Trades – COVID Response
  • Contracting and Procurement Services
  • MRI Safety Pause Rollout
  • Occupational Health and Wellness, Infection Prevention and Control, the COVID Tracing and TOH’s Assessment Centre teams
  • Project COVID Support

Financial Stewardship(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Contracting and Procurement Services
  • COVID Assessment Center Leadership Team
  • COVID Stewardship and Reporting
  • Maternal and Newborn Care Service Line
  • OWN – Ontario Workers Network

Patient Experience(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • B2 Healthcare Team
  • Corporate Perioperative Team (MOR, PAU, SDCU, PACU, MDRD, AART)
  • Essential Care Partner Program Team
  • Intern’s Residence Team
  • Physiotherapy Management during COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthier Populations(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • Living Kidney Donation Program
  • Long Term Care Support and Partnership Team
  • TOH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic and Mobile Strike Team

Innovation and Creativity(opens in a new tab)

Nominees:

  • COVID Data Model Team
  • Critical Infrastructure COVID-19 Response Facility Planning
  • Learning and Leadership Development
  • TOH’s Respiratory Therapy Team
  • COVID-19 Virtual Reality Videos
  • Volunteer Resources, Virtual Programs
  • Web development for OHRI Research Day

Special guests

Closing remarks

Cameron Love

Congratulations to all!

 
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