Residents

Dr. Robert Green Memorial Award for Compassion in Patient Care

Dr. Robert Green was known for his clinical teaching of residents throughout his career at the Health Sciences Centre. “Bob” as he liked to be called, was loved by all staff who worked with him, whether they be from medical staff, housekeeping or nursing. This award, in his memory, is for the Anesthesia Resident who demonstrates the most compassion in patient care.

2022  Dr Soleil Chahine 
2021  Dr. Anna Murphy-Buske
2020  Dr. Kalen Thomson
2019  Dr. Maria Brazil
2018  Dr. Kyle Roherty
2017  Dr. Kyle Roherty
2016  Dr. Katie Carten
2015  Dr. Ainsley Decke
2014  Dr. Melissa Brockerville
2013  Dr. Kathryn Sparrow
2012  Dr. Chris Jenkins

Outstanding Scholar

This award is given to a Resident physician who has most closely modeled the role of Scholar by;

  • Engaging in scholarly work that has been recognized for excellence.
  • Critically evaluating information and its sources and apply this appropriately to practice decisions.
  • Contributing to the creation, dissemination, application and translation of new medical knowledge and practices.

2022  Dr. Garrett Tingley

Outstanding Clinical Educator

This award is presented to a Resident Clinical Educator that has gone above and beyond the expected teaching requirements in the Discipline of Anesthesia.  This educator will have had a significant impact on medical students, other residents and members of the wider health care team.  Recognition of excellence in teaching will be through peer nomination, teaching evaluations and feedback.

2022  Dr. Kalen Thomson

Mentorship Award

This award is presented to a Resident who has provided leadership and mentoring to their fellow residents as well as medical students.  The recipient should display and model the professional components found in CanMEDS.  These include;

  • Demonstrating a commitment to their patients, profession and society through ethical practice.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to their patients, profession and society through participation in profession-led regulation.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to physician health and sustainable practice.

2022  Dr. Joe Otto

Resident Annual Research Day Competition

2017

Completed Research Project Winners:

First Place Dr. Sherry Jin
Dr. Lesley Bautista
Improving In-Training Evaluation Reports (ITERs) in Anesthesia Education

Research Proposal Winners:

First Place Dr. Tiffany Aylward
Dr. Sarah Molloy

Are we deficient?  The case for a preoperative hemoglobin optimization program in St. John’s Hospitals Part 1:  Retrospective Chart Audit
Second Place Dr. Josh Briggs
Pre-Hospital Ketamine use for Analgesia & Sedation
Second Place Tie Dr. Kyle Roherty
Dr. Quinn Thomas

Perioperative Dosing of Acetaminophen and Ketorolac by Anesthesiologists in Adults Weighing Less Than 50kg in a Tertiary Hospital

2016

Completed Research Project Winners:

First Place Dr. Sarah Tierney Activated Rercombinant Factor VII (rFVlla) Utilization Profile in Cardiac Surgery:  A Retrospective Review
Second Place Dr. Kathleen Cater &
Dr. Jeffery Ng
In-Situ Simulation to Identify Latent System Errors when Responding to High Risk, Low Frequency Anesthetic Events in Rural Hospitals in Newfoundland
Third Place Dr. Tony Tam Boot Camp for Junior Anesthesia Residents starting Call

2015

Completed Research Project Winners:

First Place Dr. Justin Duthie Mentorship in Canadian Anesthesia Residency: A Needs Assessment
Second Place Dr. Ainsley Decker Transfusion Thresholds and Indications for Red Blood Cell Transfusion after Cardiac Surgery: A Review of the Literature
Honorable Mention Dr. Sushil Sancheti Does Real-Time Feedback of Successful Tracheal Cannulation Improve Intubation Success?

Research Proposal Winners:

First Place Dr. Erica Stone and
Dr. Ainsley Decker

Are we Deficient? The Case for a Preoperative Hemoglobin Optimization Program in St. John’s Hospital
 
Second Place Dr. Tony Tam
Development of Boot Camp to Support Junior Anesthesia Residents Starting On-Call
 
Honorable Mention Dr. Kyle Roherty
Perioperative Dosing of Acetaminophen and Ketorolac by Anesthesiologists in Adults Weighing Less Than 50kg in a Tertiary Hospital
 

Royal College Best Poster 2015

In-situ Simulation to Identify Latent System Errors When Responding to High Risk, Low Frequency Anesthetic Events in Rural Hospitals in Newfoundland.

Katie Carten1, Jeffrey Ng1, Noel O’Regan1, Stephanie Power-MacDonald2, Sonia D. Sampson1
1Discipline of Anesthesia, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL; 2Undergraduate Medicine, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL

2014 

Completed Research Project Winners:

First Place Dr. Ainsley Decker
Tiffany Aylward,
Medical Student

A Surgical Waste Audit of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital Operating Room
 

Second Place
 
Dr. Kathryn Sparrow Diptheria, O'Dwyer and the Difficult Pediatric Airway

Research Proposal Winners:

First Place Dr. Justin Duthie
Mentorship in Canadian Anesthesia Residency:  A Needs Assessment
 
Second Place Dr. Lesley Bautista

Dr. Tammy Symons
The Edmonton Frail Scale as a Pre-operative Assessment Tool in Elective Outpaitent Surgery

A Review of Blood Product usage and wastage in the Operating Room

2013

Completed Research Project Winners:


First Place
 
Dr. Kimberly Macala Fatty Emulsion:  Rats Survive Clonidine & Propranolol Overdose

Second Place
 
Dr. Jadon Harding Anesthesia Information Management System use in Canada

Research Proposal Winners:


First Place
 
Dr. Ainsley Decker An Audit of Waste Produced by St. Clare's Operating Room

Second Place
 
Dr. Sarah Tierney Treatment of Airway Irritation Associated with LMAs: Comparing Topical versus Intravenous Lidocaine

2012

Completed Research Project Winner:


First Place
 
Dr. Kathryn Sparrow Code Red:  Collaborative Simulation of an Operative Room Fire