Awards & Nominations

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Ontario Medical Association
Glenn Sawyer Service Award — 2015

For service to community and the medical profession

Canadian Certified Physician Executive
CCPE credential — 2013

Awarded for high level of professional leadership competence by CSPE and CMA

Canadian Psychiatric Association
Distinguished Fellowship — 2012

Canadian Medical Association
Physician Misericordia Award — 2011

Inaugural recipient, for outstanding contribution by a CMA member to enhance the overall health and well-being of physician colleagues

Women’s Business Network
Businesswoman of the Year Award Finalist — 2009

Women’s Business Network Businesswoman of the Year Awards recognize the accomplishments of outstanding women who live, work and play an active role in a business in the National Capital Region.

Canada’s Most Powerful Women:
Top 100 Awards nomination — 2009

The Top 100™ awards, created by WXN, honours powerful female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. This is a great opportunity for Canadian organizations and individuals to shine a national spotlight on female leaders.

Indo-Canadian Ottawa Business Chamber
Annual Award of Excellence Nomination — 2009

ICOBC identifies and honors five outstanding Indo Canadians in the National Capital Region of Canada each year.

CPA — Canadian Psychiatric Association,
Designation of Fellow (FCPA) — 2007

The Canadian Psychiatric Association is the national voluntary professional association for Canada's 4,000 psychiatrists. The CPA's mission is to forge a strong collective voice for Canadian Psychiatrists and to promote an environment that fosters excellence in the provision of clinical care, education and research. Dr. Gautam has been awarded the designation of Fellow in May of 2007. This distinction rewards outstanding psychiatrists who have made exemplary contributions to their specialty.

APA — American Psychiatric Association,
Ontario Section Honorary Fellowship — 2006

The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Its over 35,000 U.S. and international member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders. Distinguished Fellows are chosen from among those members who have been General Members or Fellows for at least eight years and who have made a significant contribution to their profession. In 2006, Dr. Gautam was awarded an Honorary Fellowship.

Nominated for Canadian Workplace Wellness Pioneer Award
— 2005 and 2006

Since 1997, the Canadian Workplace Wellness Pioneer Awards have recognized professionals from the public and private sectors who have made a difference toward significantly improving the health of the Canadian workplace. The awards are managed by HWW Conference Inc., with nomination and adjudication provided by the Canadian Healthy Workplace Council.

Canadian Medical Association
CMA Leadership Forum — 2006

Dr. Gautam has been chosen as 1 of 4 Canadian physicians, to be featured on the 2007 Calendar by the CMA Office For Leadership in Medicine. Out of the 4 leadership aspects of Healthy, Visionary, Effective, and Inspirational, Dr. Gautam was chosen to represent the face of "Healthy" Physician Leaders.

University of Ottawa
Alumni Award for Community Contributions — 2005

The University of Ottawa is proud to award members of its alumni for outstanding contributions to the medical profession. Dr. Gautam was presented the Award for Community Service for her role in physicians health and well-being.

Women of Distinction Award for Healthy Living — 2005

The YMCA-YWCA recognizes women who have improved the well-being of our community by fostering better living standards, providing leadership to sport and physical activity or by promoting healthier lifestyles. The scale and scope of the projects may vary, but in the same way that the YMCA-YWCA has, nominees demonstrate that taking care of the body, mind and spirit benefits our community.

Congratulations on your nomination...Your dedication to the Faculty Wellness Program at the Faculty of Medicine-University of Ottawa, and your strong committment to issues related to physician health and well-being have made you a highly respected advocate for physicians across the country. Your relentless efforts in addressing the problems of stress and heavy workloads experienced by physicians today have greatly benefited the profession. I would like to congratulate you for your outstanding work and wish you continued success in delivering your message.

— Dr. Alexandra Tcheremenska, Director, Office for Leadership in Medicine

CPSO — College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Council Award — 2004

The CPSO Council Award is presented at each Council to honour outstanding Ontario physicians who have demonstrated excellence and come closest to meeting society's vision of an "ideal physician". Dr. Mamta Gautam has been recognized with a Council Award for her pioneering work in the field of physician health.

I want to take this opportunity to offer my sincere congratulations to you upon receiving a Council Award.

This award is a well-deserved acknowledgement of your pioneering work in the field of physician health and efforts to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.

Again, please accept my sincere congratulations and personal warmest wishes that this will encourage physicians in distress to reach out for help that they need.

— Elizabeth Witmer, M.P.P., Kitchener-Waterloo