Congratulations Dr Mitch Zelman, Canadian Pediatric Society awards of distinction

Dr Mitch Zelman, who came to the island to join the Nanaimo group in 2017, has been awarded the 2021 Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award. As per the CPS announcement, “The Community Paediatrics Section executive is proud to acknowledge the achievements of Dr. Mitchell Zelman”. An in-person presentation will be held during the 2021 Annual Conference section awards dinner in Vancouver. Hopefully there will be a live meeting next year in Vancouver and we can all travel to celebrate with him!

Congratulations Mitch! We are proud of your achievements and honored to have you working here on the island. Your hard work and dedication to families is an example for all of us to follow.


Dr Keith Menard
Head, Department of Maternity Care and Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatrics

Island Health


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