Alan R. Hudson Teaching Award

Alan R. Hudson Neurosurgery Faculty Teaching Award
Alan R. Hudson Neurosurgery Resident Teaching Award


Dr. Alan Hudson, who served as Chairman of our Division from 1979 to 1989, is a distinguished neurosurgeon, researcher, health care leader and teacher. In recognition of his contributions to neurosurgical teaching, the University of Toronto established two annual awards in 1998.

The Alan R. Hudson Neurosurgery Faculty Teaching Award is awarded to a Neurosurgery Faculty member in recognition of contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The Alan R. Hudson Neurosurgery Resident Teaching Award is awarded to a Neurosurgery Resident in recognition of contributions to teaching medical students, fellow residents and nurses.

The Alan R. Hudson Clinical Clerk Achievement Award is awarded to a Clinical Clerk in recognition of excellence in achievement during Clinical Clerkship training. 

Year           Faculty                           Resident Clinical Clerk
1998 Fred Gentili         Nalin Gupta
1999 Charles Tator Kamal Thapar
2000 Mark Bernstein Eric Massicotte
2001 James Drake Julian Spears
2002 Mahmood Fazi Moji Hodaie
2003 Robin Humphreys Steve Casha
2004 Raj Midha Cian O'Kelly
2005 Chris Wallace Gelareh Zadeh
2006 Taufik Valiante Nicolas Phan
2007 Eric Massicotte Demitre Serletis
2008 Michael Cusimano DJ Cook
2009 Julian Spears Victor Yang
2010 Farhad Pirouzmand Ryan DeMarchi
2011 Peter Dirks Mehdi Shahideh
2012 Todd Mainprize Michael Ellis
2013 Mojgan Hodaie Osaama Khan
2014 Abhaya Kulkarni Safraz Mohammed
2015 Gelareh Zadeh Sumit Jhas
2016 Ivan Radovanovic Alireza Mansouri Drhuv Jain
2017 James Rutka Chris Witiw Ann Mansur