South Island Division of Family Practice

Dr. Thomas M. Bailey Memorial Award

The Dr. Thomas M. Bailey Memorial Award was created in honour of a wonderful man and physician, Tom Bailey. The award recognizes some of Tom's greatest qualities: excellence in leadership, care, consideration and kindness shown to all.

The award will be given to a recipient each year and will be presented at the Division's AGM.

Criteria to nominate and the nomination form can be found below.

The 2021 recipient is Dr. Robin Saunders.

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Nomination form


  • outstanding leadership in areas of advocacy, community service, and/or education;
  • a keen ability to build consensus across peers and organizations;
  • excellence in family medicine through activities that go beyond direct patient care in areas such as contributions to the broader health field and/or communities at large; and
  • kindness, compassion and excellence in their daily service