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The Ottawa Hospital - Ottawa, Ontario

In May 2010, the Ottawa Hospital was recognized by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) with The Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, William C. Berstein, MD Award.

Entitled Successful Implementation of a Communities of Practice (CoP) Model to Facilitate Quality Improvement Initiatives in Colorectal Cancer Surgery, the award recognizes the Ottawa Hospital’s revolutionary standard of care Download Adobe Reader- PDF File Reader - Free for colorectal cancer patients.

The award was presented to:

  • Lara Williams
  • Robin Morash
  • Jennifer Smylie
  • Rebecca Auer
  • Joseph Mamazza
  • Michael Fung-Kee-Fung
  • Salome Shin
  • Husein Moloo
  • Eric Poulin
  • James Waters
  • Marlene Mackey (added)
  • Robin Boushey

The CCAC warmly congratulates the Ottawa Hospital in its tremendous achievement, and hopes to see similarly comprehensive standards of care implemented throughout every cancer centre in Canada.