Award for diabetes educator
Sondra Sherman, a certified diabetes educator in the JGH Division of Endocrinology, has been honoured with the 2014 Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service, presented at the national level by the Canadian Diabetes Association. At the JGH, Ms. Sherman teaches groups and individuals how to manage diabetes through smart eating and good food choices in the proper proportions, as well as lifestyle and controlling blood sugar.
Nephrology specialist honoured
Dr. Sharon Nessim, of the JGH Division of Nephrology, has received McGill University’s 2014 Introduction to Clinical Medicine – Internal Medicine Teaching Award. The award is voted on by students who have completed the program.
Cardiologist given accreditation role
Dr. Regina Husa, of the Division of Cardiology, has been appointed Director of Accreditation for Postgraduate Medical Education in McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine. In this role, she is responsible for managing the accreditation of McGill’s postgraduate medical education for residents, fellows and international medical graduates.