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The Dr. Charles Burns TAC Board Recognition Award

26 Jan 2016 14:15 | Anonymous

The Dr. Charles Burns Board Recognition Award was created in 2015 and will be awarded for the first time in 2016, to recognize and honour the visionary leadership of Dr. Burns, the first Chairman of the Coordinating Committee on Trauma for C.A.G.S. that met on Feb 19, 1983 to discuss the formation of a trauma association in Canada. He subsequently chaired the founding Executive Committee that led to the creation of a proposal for a Canadian Trauma Association. On Sept 20, 1983, Dr. Burns became the first President of the Trauma Association of Canada/L'Association Canadienne de Traumatologie (TAC/ACT). Dr. Burns' hard work and volunteer efforts, combined with his unrelenting passion to make a difference to the care of trauma patients and their families resulted in a significant contribution to the creation of TAC, bringing together and strengthening the network of trauma specialists who care for the injured patient. He was highly respected for his efforts in developing, maintaining and sustaining the Trauma Association of Canada over many years. He passed away in Winnipeg on December 9, 2013. In his honour, the Board of Directors of TAC has created and sponsored this recognition award to be presented to an individual (Physician or other Health Care Professional) who has been a past member of TAC and who, on a consistent basis, exemplifies the characteristics of Dr. Burns by demonstrating outstanding leadership, endless passion, a spirit of volunteerism and who is considered a visionary and innovator in the field of trauma care by their colleagues.

Job Opportunity-General Surgeon, Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

The Reginal Qu'Appelle Health Region is seeking a General Surgeon to join its Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, in Regina Saskatchewan. Read more below

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