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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.


Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2023

2023: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Clarivate Analytics as one the most highly cited researchers of 2023. In 2023, 7,125, or 0.1%, of the world’s researchers earned this distinction. This is the ninth consecutive year for Dr. Austin to be honoured.

2022 Order of Ontario

2022: Dr. Frank Silver appointed to Order of Ontario for his work on stroke care and the development of the Ontario Telestroke Program. Read more.

Louise Lemieux-Charles Health System Leadership Award

2023: Awarded to Dr. Paul Kurdyak by the University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. The award recognizes leadership in bringing measurable positive change, using innovative methods for change and motivating others to improve the health system.

Canada Research Chair in Primary Health Care and Health Equity (CIHR Tier 1)

2023: Awarded to Dr. Maria Mathews for the project “Enhancing health equity through primary health-care research.” Read more

Ontario Medical Foundation Award

The Foundation awarded $42,500 to Dr. Ivers to study physician burnout. Dr. Ivers work will look at training family physicians to act as peer guides for their colleagues to help them address practice issues.

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Dean’s Award of Excellence

2023: Awarded to Dr. Kristin Clemens by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Dr. Clemens is the recipient of the 2023 Dean's Award of Excellence for early career faculty in research and innovation.

Polanyi Prize

2022: Dr. Kieran Quinn awarded Polanyi Prize in Physiology and Medicine. The prizes are awarded annually to early-career researchers making significant, ground-breaking contributions to Ontario’s research sector.

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 health care initiatives in Canada and internationally.

Early Career Researcher of the Year Award – Public Health and Epidemiology

2022: Awarded to Dr. Sarina Isenberg by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. Read more

Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2022

2022: Dr. Peter Austin was selected by Clarivate Analytics as one the most highly cited researchers of 2022. In 2022, 6,938, or about 0.1%, of the world's researchers earned this distinction in 21 research fields. This is the eighth consecutive year for Dr. Austin to be honoured.