**Sent on behalf of Dr. Kathryn Fung, UGE Program Director, and Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Acting PGE Program Director, UBC Department of Psychiatry**
Dear students, residents, staff and faculty,
We are delighted to announce the list of MD undergraduate students and residents who have received awards this fall in recognition for outstanding performance in their Psychiatry training in 2020:
MD Undergraduate Award Recipients
Kenneth (Royce) Holmes (Year 3, VFMP), recipient of the Annette E. Hacking Memorial Award in Medicine in recognition for his leadership skills, commitment to community service, demonstrated social conscience, and interest in mental health.
Andre Azzam (Year 4), recipient of the Andrew Neil McTaggart Memorial Prize in Psychiatry in recognition for his demonstrated interest and academic achievement in the study of child and adolescent psychiatry.
Andrea Jones (Year 4), recipient of the Kristin Sivertz Memorial Prize in Medicine, who as a 4th year medical student has demonstrated development of the core competencies of an exceptional physician early in her medical training.
Eugenia Todorova (Year 4), recipient of the Jay C. Cheng Memorial Prize, who as a 4th year medical student has demonstrated academic excellence in Psychiatry.
Allen Zhang (Year 3, VFMP), recipient of the Dennis Harris Memorial Prize in Psychiatry, who as a 3rd year medical student has demonstrated academic excellence in Psychiatry.
Marco Arimare (Year 4), recipient of the Katie and Frank Chang Memorial Prize in Brain Health, who as a graduating medical student has demonstrated a strong academic record, and plans to pursue brain health as a part of their postgraduate training.
In recognition for their achievement in advocacy work for patients and/or the profession of psychiatry, the recipients of the BCPA Resident Advocacy Award 2020 are:
Rebecca Zivanovic (Junior Resident)
Amanda Degenhardt (Senior Resident)
Please join us in warmly congratulating all of our deserving MD undergraduate and postgraduate award recipients for 2020!
Dr. Kathryn Fung, UGE Program Director, UBC Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Irfan Khanbhai, Acting PGE Program Director, UBC Department of Psychiatry