CEPD would like to congratulate Dr. Ian Witterick on receiving The Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery’s Award for Educational Excellence at the society’s 67th Annual Meeting held June 2-4, 2013, in Banff, Alberta.
The Educational Excellence award honours an individual who has made a significant impact in the area of medical education at a national and/or international level. The Award Chair of the Society, Dr. John Yoo, noted the innumerable contributions Dr. Witterick has made to education in his presentation remarks.
CEPD has witnessed first-hand Dr. Witterick’s commitment to education excellence and innovative initiatives in his capacity as Professor, Course Director, Peer Reviewer, Continuing Education Director for the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery for up to ten years and now Department Chair since July 2012. Dr. Witterick’s task force leadership was instrumental in the development and implementation of CEPD’s Policy on Sponsorship from Commercial Sources of University of Toronto Accredited Continuing Education Activities. He has organized more than forty continuing education courses or conferences nationally and internationally and serves on numerous committees at the University of Toronto including Chair of the Education Committee for the Faculty of Medicine.
Congratulations to Ian on this well-deserved recognition and achievement.