Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Awards 2017

OBS/GYNE AWARDS 2017                                      



National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education

Dr. Jennifer Hunt

 The recipient of this award is a faculty member who was nominated by the residents in the Obstetrics and Gynecology department for their excellence in resident education.

The following award recipients were selected by the faculty members in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Manitoba.


Dr. Max Rady Memorial Prize – Dr. Heather Watson

The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding PGY2 resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Marvin Raynes Award – Dr. Sara Hosseini

Promotes CanMeds Health Advocate Role

This award is given to the resident who demonstrates a sustained commitment to health advocacy for individual patients and for groups

Dr. Michael Bruser Memorial Award – Dr. Rachelle Govia

The award goes to the resident who takes an active, evidence-based approach to obstetrical care and promotes the development of new knowledge in fetal physiology or fetal heart monitoring. 

Dr. I. C. & Mrs. M. Peever Memorial Prize – Dr. Rachelle Govia

Promotes CanMeds Professional Role

The prize is awarded to a postgraduate resident of exceptional promise in obstetrics and gynecology based on clinical competency. 

Dr. A. A. Earn Award – Dr. Devon Evans

Promotes CanMeds Collaborator Role

This prize is awarded to a resident who effectively works within a healthcare team to achieve optimal patient care.

Best Grand Rounds – Dr. Devon Evans

Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance: The Holy Grail and Reality

This award selection was made by both faculty and peers.

4th Annual Department Research Day Award – Dr. Ola Haakman

 Fetal Lung Maturity Testing in Diabetic Mothers: The Role of Phosphatidylglycerol



The following teaching award recipients were selected by the UG learners in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Manitoba for their outstanding contributions to Undergraduate Medical Education.


Dr. Amanda Morris - Health Sciences Centre

Dr. debbie Robinson - St. Boniface Hospital


Andi Wilgosh - Health Sciences Centre

Sally Espada - St. Boniface Hospital


Ryan Program Resident Award for Excellence in Family Planning

This award is presented to the resident at your institution who best exemplifies the dedication to education, training and service in contraception and abortion that characterizes the Ryan Program.

Devon Evans