Dr. William Wall Receives Medical Achievement Award from the David Foster Foundation

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Congratulations Dr. William Wall on receiving the Medical Achievement Award from the David Foster Foundation. Dr. Wall will be presented the award on December 5, at the Foundation's annual fundraising gala in Toronto.

Dr. Wall is being honoured with the Medical Achievement Award for his outstanding medical accomplishments and pioneering work with transplantation. Dr. Wall's innovative contributions to organ donation and transplantation in Canada include performing some of the earliest successful liver transplants, using the first living liver donors, developing the high school education program One Life...Many Gifts, and creating a Donor Medal which is now given to donor families across the country.

The Medical Achievement Award is presented to remarkable individuals. Past recipients of the Award include Dr. Cal Stiller in 2010.

Congratulations to Dr. Wall on receiving this well-deserved recognition.

The David Foster Foundation provides financial support for the non-medical expenses of families with children who need organ transplants.Their mandate also includes increasing public awareness about the importance of becoming a registered organ donor. For more information about the Foundation and this year's event, click here.