Discipline of Radiology

Awards


2018 Memorial University recipient for the CSCI-CIHR Resident Research Award
Awarded to the resident in any discipline with the best research project
"CT-guided Microcoil Placement for Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgical VATS) Resection of Small Pulmonsay Nodules: a Single Centre Experience"
Drs. Ning Su, Ravi Gullipalli, Crispin Russell

2018 Atlantic Radiology Conference Award
Winner in Education Exhibit Competition

"A Pictorial Review of Early Pregnancy and Complications"
Drs. Mary Beth Bissell, Nicole Hughes

2018 RSNA Roentgen Resident / Fellow Research Award
The winner of this award is nominated by the Program Director, each year in the Spring from the RSNA call for nominations and is awarded to recognize and encourage outstanding performance in resident research.

Dr. Ning Su

2018 Postgraduate Resident Teaching Award
The award winner is selected based on feedback and is voted on by residents together with input from the Residency Program Committee.

Dr. Andrew Dalton

2018 Undergraduate Resident Teaching Award
This award recipient is selected based on feedback from medical students, who have completed radiology electives throughout the academic year along with input from the Residency Program Committee.

Dr. Ning Su

2018 Rural Rotation Supervisor
Awarded every two years, and voted on by our PGY4's / PGY5's, to a rural rotation supervisor that has given the most effective teaching on their rural rotation.

Dr. Chris Cousens

2018 Best Academic Half Day Award
It is presented to a radiology faculty member, voted on by our residents and is given for the most educational and engaging didactic lecture.

Dr. Maureen Hogan

2018 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Given to the radiology faculty member, as voted on by the resident group, who has provided the best quality and quantity of viewbox teaching.

Dr. Lisa Smyth

2018 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award
Drs. N. Su, R.Gullipalli
CT-guided Microcoil Placement for Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgical (VATS) Resection of Small Pulmonary Nodules.

2018 LINC Asia Pacific Conference Research Award
Winning Poster in the category Original Research
"Drug-Eluting Balloon Angioplasty versus Bare Metal Stents for Femoropopliteal Disease in Real-World Experience"
Dr. Ravi Gullipalli, Maria Doyle
 


2017 RDoC Ross Award for Service to Resident Doctors
Awarded annually to an individual who, with enthusiasm, passion, and proficiency, has contributed to the enrichment of
resident life in Canada.

Ms. Jennifer Collins, Academic Program Administrator

2017 RDoC Mikhael Award for Medical Education
Awarded annually to an individual who, with enthusiasm, passion, and proficiency, has improved undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in Canada.

Dr. Mary Beth Bissell

2017 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. S Harris

2017 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award
Drs. A Dalton, R Gullipalli
Infrapopliteal Interventions with Drug Eluting Balloons in Critical Limb Ischemia-a single center, real worl experience

2017 Resident Undergraduate Teaching Award
Dr. A. Dalton

2017 Resident Postgraduate Teaching Award
Dr. MB Bissell

2017 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. A. Dalton

2017 Dr. Bevon Cramer Resident Leadership Award
Dr. J Greene
 

2016 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. S Harris

2016 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award 
Drs. MB Bissell, C Hapgood
Mammography Findings Post Reduction mammoplasty:  A retrospective analysis
 
2016 NLAR Resident Research Award 
Drs. D McComiskey, E Sala
Six-Seven Year Follow-up in a Large negative CT Colonography Screening Cohort

2016 Resident Undergraduate Teaching Award
Dr. MB Bissell
 
2016 Resident Postgraduate Teaching Award
Drs. C Nicholas, N Myers
 
2016 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. MB Bissell
 
2016 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program
Dr. P Gianakopoulos
 
2016 Dr. Benvon Cramer Resident Leadership Award
Dr. S Pittman 

2016 International Society of Endovascular Therapy Young Investigator Award
Drs. A Dalton, R Gullipalli
The Use of Drug Eluting Balloons for Treating Critical Limb ischemia in Patients with Infrapopliteal Disease.
International Society of Endovascular Therapy (ISET) Annual Meeting in Hollywood, Florida, January 2016.  
 
2016 European Society Gastrointestinal Abdominal Radiology Top 20 Presenters
Drs. D McComiskey, E Sala
Six-Seven Year Follow-up in a Large Negative CT Colonography Screening Cohort.
27th European Society Gastrointestinal Abdominal Radiology Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course June 14 - 17, Prague, Czech Republic.

2016 Memorial University of Newfoundland Outstanding Resident Award
Awarded to an intern/resident who has provided outstanding teaching and guidance to students during their clerkship
Dr. M. B. Bissell

2016 American College of Radiology Foundation and the Radiology Leadership Institute Scholarship
Awarded to radiology residents, who are ACR members who demonstrate exceptional leadership potential
Dr. S. Pittman

2016 Memorial University recipient for the CSCI-CIHR Resident Research Award
Awarded to the resident in any discipline with the best research project
Drs. D McComiskey, E. Sala
Six-Seven year Follow-up in a Large Negative CT Colonography Screening Cohort

2015 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Region 5 Mentor of the Year Award
Recognizes Fellows of the Royal College who have had a significant impact on the career development of students, residents, and/or Fellows.  The nominee must have demonstrated their ability to be an excellent role model and teacher while inspiring change and continuous improvement.
Dr. A. Hartery

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 25 years of volunteerism
Dr. Peter Collingwood
 

2015 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award – 1ST place
Drs. S Pittman P Hollett, MB Nash, JA Curtis, V Gadag, LA Newhook, T Bridger.
Pediatric Bone Mineral Density in Newfoundland and Labrador
 
2015 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award –2nd place
Drs. C Smith, R Bhatia
Emergency Department Utilization and Trends in On-Call Imaging in St. John’s, Newfoundland – a retrospective study. 
 
2015 Undergraduate Resident Teaching Award
Dr. P Gianakopoulos
 
2015 Resident Postgraduate Teaching Award
Dr. A Ho
 
2015 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. S Pittman
 
2015 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program        
Dr. M Stenback
 
2015 Dr. Benvon Cramer Resident Research Award
Dr. S Pittman
 
2015 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. P Bartlett
 
2015 International Society of Endovascular Therapy Young Investigator Award
Drs. H Coffey, A Dalton, R Gullipalli
Drug Eluting Balloon Outcomes:  Single centre experience
International Society of Endovascular Therapy (ISET) Annual Meeting in Hollywood, Florida, January 2015.  
 
2015 American Institute for Radiologic Pathology Best Thoracic Case
Dr. M Stenback
Endobronchial Carcinoid
American Institute for Radiologic Pathology July 27 – August 21, 2015
 

2014 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award – 1ST place
Drs. A Hart, P Hollett, C Maguire
Dynamic Imaging in Questioned Chronic Cholecystitis:  quantitative differences vs the gold standard
 
2014 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award – 2nd place
Dr. C Nicholas, G Morrow, Dr. R Gullipalli
Post-EVAR Complication Rates:  An internal audit – Part I and Part II
 
2014 Resident Undergraduate Teaching Award
Dr. N Myers
 
2014 Resident Postgraduate Teaching Award.
Dr. B Rokach
 
2014 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. A Hart
 
2014 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program
Dr. C Smith
 
2014 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. N Wadden
 
2014 Memorial University Medical Students Research Forum Best Project.   
Dr. M Stenback, A Botsford, Dr. C Hapgood. 
Intra-ductal Papillomas: audit of the local excisional upstage rate to malignancy.  Alex received a grant to travel to the National Student Research Forum held in Galveston Texas.
 
2014 National Medical Student Research Forum Best Poster Presentation in Radiology Research
Dr. M Stenback, Alex Botsford, Dr. C Hapgood
Intra-ductal Papillomas: audit of the local excisional upstage rate to malignancy.
National Medical Student Research Forum. University of Texas Medical Branch. Galveston Texas. April 24-25, 2014.
 



2013 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award – 1st place
Dr. M Stenback
Preoperative CXR:  An audit of appropriateness. 
 
2013 Dr. Richard Harley Resident Research Award – 2nd place
Dr. J Koops
CT Guided Biopsy of Sub-Centimeter Pulmonary Nodules:  local diagnostic rates.
 
2013 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. N Ditkofsky
 
2013 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program
Dr.  S Ryan
 
2013 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. E Pike

2013 Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly Certificate of Merit
Drs. S Pittman, A Hartery 
The Practicality of Ultrasound Physics in Everyday Radiology:  a selected case-based review. 
Presented at the Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 2013. 

2013 Canadian Heads of Academic Radiology-GE Healthcare Resident Research Award Grant
Drs. B Rokach, J Hopkins
To conduct the study “Occult scaphoid fractures:  comparison of CT, MRI and bone scan for diagnosis and economic implications of current management”.
 


 
2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award – 1st place
Drs. S Byrne, R Bhatia
The Impact of Wait Times on the Prognosis of Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma in Eastern Health.
 
2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award – 2nd place
Dr. C Smith, B Cramer
Comparison of CR vs DR Estimated Dose in Pediatric Chest Radiography.
 
2012 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. N Ditkofsky
 
2012 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program
Dr.  S Ryan
 
2012 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. Paul Jeon

2012 Radiological Society of North America Cum Laude Award
Drs. A Hart, AJ Hartery, D Patel, J Hopkins, EJ Pike  
Wrist Trauma Plain Films:  Hidden Areas with CT Correlation
Presented at the 2012 RSNA Annual General Meeting, Chicago November 2012.
 
2012 Canadian Interventional Radiology Association Special Award
Dr. P Collingwood.
Special award from the Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA) for contributions to the organization and the field of Interventional Radiology. 
 


 
2011 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award
Dr. J Young
The Impact of Wait Times on the Prognosis of Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma in Eastern Health.
 
2011 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. J Young
 
2011 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award
Dr. C Hapgood

Canadian Association of Radiologists Annual Scientific Meeting Educational Exhibits 2nd place
J Coffey, Dr. E Pike
Imaging of the Hands:  Critical Findings in the Diagnosis of Arthropathies and various types of Metabolic Bone Disease” and “Ultrasound of the Shoulder:  Spectrum of Imaging Findings in Rotator Cuff Tear”, electronic exhibits at the 2011 CAR Scientific Meeting held in Montreal, Qc, from April 29 – May 1, 2011.

Canadian Association of Radiologists Annual Scientific Meeting Radiologists-in-Training Oral Presentations category 1st place
Drs. S Ryan, B Barrett, R Bhatia
Delays in Patient Flow Affect Prognosis of Lung Cancer in Newfoundland. 2011 Canadian Association of Radiologists Annual Scientific Meeting, April 29 – May 1, Montreal, Quebec
  



2010 and before

2010 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award: Dr. Peter Bartlett

2010 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award: Dr. Kerry Arnold

2010 Memorial University Radiology Residency Program Resident Teaching Award: Highmore, Kerri

2009 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award: Dr. Scott Harris

2009 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award: Dr. Kerry Arnold, first place, Dr. Jennifer Young, second place

2009 Excellent in Resident Teaching Award: Dr. Angus Hartery

2008 Dr. Spencer Bridger Faculty Teaching Award: Dr. John Hopkins

2008 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award: Dr. Angus Hartery and Dr. Sue Duffy, first place, Dr. Anne-Marie Beaudet, second place

2009 Excellent in Resident Teaching Award: Dr. Connie Hapgood

Beaudet, Anne-Marie.  “Spatial perception testing amongst radiology and non-radiology specialties”.  Presented at the Canadian Association of Radiologists Annual Scientific Meeting, May 2008, Ottawa, Ontario. The project won 1st place in the Radiologists-in-Training Oral Presentations category. 

2007 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award: Dr. Sarah Jenkins

Jeremy Rempel.  “Prevalence of risk factors for contrast induced nephropathy in IV contrast CT scan patients”.  Presented at the 2007 Canadian Association of Radiologists Annual Scientific Meeting, June 2007, St. John’s, NL.  The project won 2nd place in the Radiologists-in-Training Oral Presentations category.
 
2006 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award: Dr. Connie Hapgood

2004 Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Radiologists Resident Research Award: Dr. Lori McDonald

Jeon P.  PAIRN 2002/2003 Dr. John G. Williams Clinical Teaching Award.  Awarded by PAIRN to recognize excellence in teaching.  This ward was initiated by PAIRN to identify medical educators who are above average in their commitment to teaching in the medical system.

Jeon P, Olsen K, Paterson C, Fiddler J.  Cum Laud Award of Excellence for Scientific Exhibits.  Awards for poster presentation at the 2003 RSNA meeting in Chicago, IL, from November 30 – December 5, 2003, for poster “Abdominal Pseudoaneurysms – the great pretender”.  Because of collaboration with Mr. Mike Carstensten, Med III, on this paper, it was presented at Memorial University’s Annual Medical Student Research Forum in October 2007 and won 1st Place.

McDonald L.  Alavi-Mandell prize for her publication “Deposition of Cigar Smoke Particles in the Lung:  evaluation with Ventilation Scan using Technetium-99m-Labeled Sulfur Colloid Particles”.  J Nucl Med 2002; 43: 1591-1595.