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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.


Officer of the Order of Canada

2022: Dr. Andreas Laupacis named a Fellow of the Order of Canada for his contributions to the field of medicine and to healthcare initiatives in Canada and internationally.

Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr Award

2018: Awarded to Dr. Andreas Laupacis by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The highest award given by the CMA, this award honors those whose lifetime achievements serve as an inspiration to the medical profession in Canada.

Medical Post Power List

2015: Dr. Andreas Laupacis included in the Medical Post's "Power List" of the 30 most powerful physicians in Canada, identified through a survey of their peers. The list was included in the 50th anniversary issue of the journal published in September.

Fellow Royal Society of Canada

2015: Awarded to Dr. Andreas Laupacis. Fellows are elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Election to the academies of the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Health Policy and Citizen Engagement

2011 – 2018: Awarded to Dr. Andreas Laupacis to study the impact of social media and the Internet on citizen engagement with health services and policy.

Justice Emmett Hall Laureate

2011: Awarded to Dr. Andreas Laupacis by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. The award is intended to recognize a person who has “contributed significantly to the advancement of health services research in Canada.”

Justice Emmett Hall Laureate

2011: Awarded to Dr. Andreas Laupacis. The Hall Laureate each year is awarded on the basis of outstanding contributions to the health ideals articulated by Justice Hall: equity, fairness, justice and efficiency.