2017 CAR Award Winners
2017 CAR Award Winners
Recognizing our profession’s finest
It is paramount for the CAR to maintain the utmost levels of quality, safety and technically advanced methods within the profession of radiology. These high standards benefit the entire healthcare team as well as patients. As such, the CAR presents awards to individuals who distinguish themselves as caring and dedicated leaders and innovators within the profession. Their contributions improve the profession as a whole and influence its future advancements.
In addition to its perennial CAR Gold Medal and CAR Young Investigator awards, this year the CAR proud to inaugurate the CAR Distinguished Career Achievement Award in order to recognize individuals who, over the course of their careers, have made very significant contributions to the field of radiology in Canada.
This year’s awards recipients will be honoured at the CAR Wine & Cheese Reception and Awards Ceremony, to be held during the Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal. We invite all ASM participants to join us in recognizing these individuals.
CAR Wine & Cheese Reception and Awards Ceremony
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal
Salle de bal est, Level 4
1201 René Lévesque Blvd. West
2017 CAR Gold Medal Award
Dr. Raquel Z. delCarpio-O’DonovanDr. delCarpio-O’Donovan is a distinguished neuroradiologist who has had an immensely successful academic career in her 30 years at McGill University. Her unconditional commitment to her profession is evident in her outstanding record of teaching and mentorship. As a teacher, she has helped shape the careers of innumerable radiologists who now practice around the world. Her emphasis on lifelong learning has led to numerous prestigious teaching awards. Read more
2017 CAR Distinguished Career Achievement Award
Dr. Karel ter BruggeWidely considered the father of interventional neuroradiology in Canada, Dr. ter Brugge is an internationally-acclaimed clinician and researcher, who has dedicated his career to the treatment of patients with vascular disorders affecting the central nervous system such as brain and spinal arteriovenous malformations, aneurysms and acute stroke. He was among a handful of early innovators who recognized a patient need for specialized intervention, and had the fortitude to bring it to clinical fruition. Read more
2017 CAR Young Investigator Award
Dr. Nicola SchiedaDr. Schieda has become an authority in renal/adrenal and other areas in genitourinary imaging and has undeniably earned the status of rising star within the radiology community. Regarded as both a reliable colleague and an enthusiastic mentor, Dr. Schieda has earned a remarkable amount of praise from those who have worked with him, despite having only been in practice for four years. In this short time, he has established himself as a leader in research and clinical practice. Read more