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NOSM University faculty member and resident recognized with national award bestowed by the Canadian Association of General Surgeons

Posted on December 9, 2022

An Assistant Professor and General Surgery Resident at NOSM University were awarded the G. William N. Fitzgerald Award for Excellence in Rural Surgery on September 17, 2022 at the Canadian Surgery Forum in Toronto. The annual award, which is presented by the Canadian Association of General Surgeons, is bestowed to “one surgeon and one trainee who have shown substantial commitment to the betterment of surgery for rural populations and to the practice of the surgical arts through education, advocacy and dedication.” This year’s recipients are Dr. Ken Foster, Assistant Professor and General Surgeon in Parry Sound, and Dr. Nastasia Wasilewski, a final year General Surgery Resident based out of Sudbury. Congratulations Drs. Foster and Wasilewski, and thank you for going above and beyond for your communities and patients.