Award Category: 
Hadassah Ksienski Distinguished Service Award
Year: 
2016

Dr. Serder Yilmaz joined the University of Calgary’s faculty of medicine in 1997 as an associate professor, becoming the head of the transplant section and the leader in transplant surgery in Alberta. His leadership and contributions in education and research include program redesign and enhanced access and care of both transplant and vascular access dialysis, allowing seamless interface among all specialists. Dr. Yilmaz has completed extensive international training, and in his profession informational outreach is one of his greatest interests. He recruits physicians and surgeons from Saudi Arabia and Turkey and brings them to Calgary for training, and lectures at conferences on the latest findings of his transplant program.