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Awards & Recognition

ICES brings together the best and brightest scientific talent. Many of our scientists are internationally recognized in their fields and receive national and international awards and recognition for their important work.


Mentor Award

2020: Presented to Dr. Nancy Baxter by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Research Foundation. This award recognizes a member of the Society who has made outstanding contributions to the education and career development of trainees and other colleagues.

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute Legacy Award

2019: Awarded to Dr. Nancy Baxter. This award is presented to a senior scientist who exemplifies the mission of the institute of generating new knowledge and translating scientific discoveries to improve patient health.

Bryce Taylor Mentorship Award

2018: Awarded to Dr. Nancy Baxter by the University of Toronto’s Department of Surgery. The award recognizes faculty members who emulate the traits of Dr. Bryce Taylor, a former surgeon-in-chief at the University Health Network and associate chair in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Taylor was highly regarded for his mentorship of students, residents, fellows and faculty, and was considered a role model for professionalism in surgery.