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Dr. Mark Sinyor honoured with Dean's Alumni Award

May 26, 2020


Congratulations to Dr. Mark Sinyor, who has been selected as a 2020 recipient of a Dean’s Alumni Award from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for his local, national and international work in suicide prevention.

Dr. Sinyor received the Emerging Leader Award, which is presented to an alumnus/a within 15 years of graduation who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Faculty, their local medical/health community, or a scientific or academic achievement.

Dr. Sinyor is a psychiatrist at Sunnybrook and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. He is the lead author of the Canadian guidelines on safe media reporting related to suicide and launched Canada’s inaugural media symposia on suicide prevention. Dr. Sinyor is also vice president of the board of the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention and a member of the Steering Committee of the International COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Research Collaboration.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sinyor!

Learn more: Honouring Impact: The 2020 Dean’s Alumni Awards