Doctors Manitoba Award Recipients

Distinguished Service Award

In recognition of services rendered to patients and the community which have enhanced the image of the physician through devotion to the highest ideals of the medical profession and in the promotion of the art and science of medicine through teaching, writing and administration.

2018 – Dr. Amarjit Arneja
2017 – Dr. Molly Seshia
2016 – Dr. David Rush
2015 – Dr. Estelle Simons
2014 – Dr. Michael West
2013 – Dr. Brent Schacter
2012 – Dr. Garry Krepart
2011 – Dr. John Wade
2010 – Dr. Arnold Naimark
2009 – Dr. Douglas Hobson
2008 – Dr. Gilbert J. Bretecher
2007 – Dr. Anthony Miller
2006 – Dr. David Mymin
2005 – Dr. Henry Friesen
2004 – Dr. William R. J. Rennie
2003 – Dr. David Grewar
2002 – Dr. Miroslaw F. Stranc
2001 – Dr. Karl T. Riese
2000 – Dr. Alvin J. Elliott
1999 – Dr. J.E. (Ed) Hudson
1998 – Dr. Desmond Ireland
1997 – Dr. John Foerster
1996 – Dr. T.E. Cuddy
1995 – Dr. Donald W. Penner
1994 – Dr. Allan R. Downs
1993 – Dr. John M. Bowman
1992 – Dr. Robin G. Krause
1991 – Dr. William D. MacDiarmid
1990 – Dr. Lyonel G. Israels
1989 – Dr. Morley Cohen
1988 – Dr. Charles M. Burns
1987 – Dr. Claude H. Murphy
1986 – Dr. John A. Hildes*
1985 – Dr. Robert E. Beamish
1984 – Dr. Lloyd C. Bartlett
1983 – Not Awarded
1982 – Not Awarded
1981 – Not Awarded
1980 – Not Awarded
1979 – Dr. Albert A. Earn
1978 – Dr. Kenneth R. Trueman*
1977 – Dr. Cornelius W. Wiebe
1976 – Dr. Paul H. T. Thorlakson
1975 – Dr. Harry Medovy

*Awarded Posthumously

Physician of the Year

For significant contribution to the practice of medicine and/or to the community by a member of Doctors Manitoba.

2018 – Dr. Robert Menzies *
2017 – Dr. Alewyn Vorster
2016 – Dr. Fred Zeiler
2015 – Dr. Johan du Plooy
2014 – Dr. Ken Van Ameyde
2013 – Dr. Denis Fortier
2012 – Dr. Daniel Lindsay
2011 – Dr. Daya Gupta
2010 – Dr. Cornelius Woelk
2009 – Dr. Joanne Embree
2008 – Dr. Martin L. Weidman
2007 – Dr. Stuart Hampton
2006 – Dr. Ian Maxwell
2005 – Dr. Oscar Domke
2004 – Dr. Chander K. Gupta
2003 – Dr. Don Dyck
2002 – Dr. Kevin R. Coates
2001 – Dr. James F. Ross
2000 – Dr. June James
1999 – Not Awarded
1998 – Dr. Bud Opie
1997 – Dr. Allan Lysack
1996 – Dr. Derek Fewer
1995 – Dr. Donald W. Rae
1994 – Dr. Clive Wightman
1993 – Dr. Vattakattu Jacob
1992 – Dr. F. Patrick Doyle
1991 – Dr. Beryl McQueen
1990 – Dr. George Dow

*Awarded posthumously

Scholastic Award

For scholarly activity in the health professions (examples of scholarly activity are research, teaching and writing).

2018 – Dr. John Embil
2017 – Dr. Ryan Zarychanski
2016 – Dr. Davinder Jassal
2015 – Dr. Jitender Sareen
2014 – Dr. Peter Nickerson
2013 – Dr. James Blanchard
2012 – Dr. Harvey Chochinov
2011 – Dr. Stephen Moses
2010 – Dr. Charles Bernstein
2009 – Dr. John Gartner
2008 – Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg
2007 – Dr. Lindsay Nicolle
2006 – Dr. Fred Aoki
2005 – Dr. Philip Katz
2004 – Not Awarded
2003 – Dr. Francis A. Plummer
2002 – Dr. Allan R. Ronald
2001 – Dr. Nick Anthonisen
2000 – Dr. Arnold H. Greenberg
1999 – Dr. F. Estelle R. Simons
1998 – Dr. Frank Gunston
1997 – Dr. Frank Duerksen
1996 – Dr. Helmut Unruh
1995 – Dr. Henrique Rigatto
1994 – Dr. N.S. Dhalla
1993 – Dr. Frank A. Manning
1992 – Dr. Garnette R. Sutherland
1991 – Dr. Luis Oppenheimer
1990 – Dr. Robert Ross

 

Health Administration Award

(formerly Administrative Award)
For contribution to policy and/or administration of health care.

2018 – Dr. Alecs Chochinov
2017 – Dr. Keevin Bernstein
2016 – Dr. Murray Enns
2015 – Dr. William (Bill) Pope
2014 – Dr. Frank Plummer
2013 – Dr. Catherine Cook
2012 – Dr. Elizabeth Boustcha
2011 – Dr. Michelle Alfa (Ph.D)
2010 – Dr. Brock Wright
2009 – Ms. Ada Ducas
2008 – Dr. Margaret Fast
2007 – Dr. Luis Oppenheimer
2006 – Not awarded
2005 – Dr. Bruce D. Martin
2004 – Dr. Oscar G. Casiro
2003 – Dr. Brian Postl
2002 – Not Awarded
2001 – Dr. Gerald K. Bristow
2000 – Dr. Kenneth R. Brown
1999 – Dr. Bryan Kirk
1998 – Dr. Gary Beazley
1997 – Dr. Daniel Snidal
1996 – Dr. Max MacFarland
1995 – Dr. A.J.W. Alcock
1994 – Dr. J.B. (Ian) Sutherland
1993 – Dr. George Johnson
1992 – Not Awarded
1991 – Dr. John G. Wade
1990 – Dr. J.B. Morison

Health or Safety Promotion

For contribution towards improving and promoting the health or safety of Manitobans specifically or humanity generally.

2018 – Dr. James Bolton
2017 – Dr. Gigi Osler
2016 – Dr. Mark Prober
2015 – Dr. John Embil
2014 – Mr. David Northcott
2013 – Not awarded
2012 – Dr. Lynne Warda
2011 – Ms. Rosalind Prober
2010 – Dr. Roger Suss
2009 – Dr. Greg Hammond
2008 – Not Awarded
2007 – Not Awarded
2006 – Mr. Brian MacKinnon
2005 – Dr. Gilles D. Pinette
2004 – Mr. Mark A. Lubosch
2003 – Ms. Gladys Cook
2002 – Dr. Mark C. Taylor
2001 – Cst. Susan Downs
2000 – Dr. G. Brian Black
1999 – Dr. Morley Lertzman
1998 – Ms. Betty Havens
1997 – Dr. Milton Tenenbein
1996 – Dr. Ian Reid
1995 – Dr. John L. Weeks
1994 – Dr. Oscar Casiro
1993 – Sgt. Gilles Ferland
1992 – Dr. Charles A. Ferguson
1991 – Dr. Richard S. Stanwick
1990 – Mr. Len Manko

Dr. Jack Armstrong Humanitarian Award

(formerly Humanitarian Award)
For outstanding contributions by a member or former member of Doctors Manitoba in the service of humanity either in Canada or abroad.

2018 – Dr. Mathen Mathen
2017 – Dr. Harold Booy
2016 – Not Awarded
2015 – Not Awarded
2014 – Dr. Warren Froese
2013 – Dr. Doug Maguire
2012 – Dr. Frank Duerksen
2011 – Dr. Chau Pham
2010 – Dr. Pierre Plourde
2009 – Dr. Habtu Demsas
2008 – Dr. Mike Harlos
2007 – Dr. Ferdinand Pauls
2006 – Dr. Homer Janzen
2005 – Not Awarded
2004 – Not Awarded
2003 – Not Awarded
2002 – Not Awarded
2001 – Dr. André Molgat
2000 – Dr. Gerard F.J. Huot
1999 – Dr. Norman Merkeley