John Gill awarded AAKP Medal of Excellence

Dr John Gill has been awarded the AAKP (American Association of Kidney Patients) Medal of Excellence for 2020.

The Medal of Excellence is one of the highest honours AAKP bestows on kidney healthcare professionals and is designed to elevate national and international figures who have been in the forefront of advancements in kidney care and patient empowerment. The award recognizes professionals who are committed to improving and extending the lives of all  kidney patients through advocacy, research, technology and quality-driven treatments that protect patient dignity and fully align with patient aspirations. This prestigious award program recognizes a variety of professionals within the healthcare team including: nephrologists, transplant surgeons, transplant professionals, nurses, social workers, dietitians, and dialysis technicians.

“Knowing all that Dr Gill has done to enable and improve transplant practices in the USA specifically, as well as internationally, we are thrilled as a BC renal community that his work is recognized this way,” said Adeera Levin, Head of UBC Nephrology.

AAKP News release