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Dr. Nir Lipsman recognized as a 'Shining Light of Leadership in the Pandemic Age' in Financial Post Magazine

March 5, 2021

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Dr. Nir Lipsman, neurosurgeon, scientist, and director of Sunnybrook’s Harquail Centre for Neuromodulation, is featured in Financial Post Magazine where Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® for 2020 are being hailed as "Shining Lights of Leadership in the Pandemic Age."

Dr. Lipsman is a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® for 2020, an award which recognizes the “exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadians under the age of 40 chosen on four key criteria: Vision & Innovation; Leadership; Impact & Influence; and Social Responsibility. In this latest feature, the honourees for 2020 are noted as innovative change-makers and leaders during the pandemic.

The article also shines a spotlight on recipients’ careers and highlights the best career advice or lesson learned for honourees. Dr. Lipsman, says his most valued career lesson has been, “Hire few, but hire well. A small group of bright motivated, and driven individuals can be more successful than a group ten times as large.”

Dr. Lipsman and his team are world leaders on the cutting-edge of innovation, medicine and science, having led groundbreaking clinical trials in MRI-guided focused ultrasound and deep brain stimulation for a many complex and challenging brain disorders including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and alcohol use disorder.

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