Dr. Edgar Mayo of Burin Bay Arm will be presented tonight with a 2012 Family Physician of the Year Award at the 24th annual scientific assembly of the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Family Physicians at the Delta hotel in St. John’s.
Two Awards of Excellence will also be presented to Dr. Gabe Woollam, of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Dr. Hulbert Silver of Grand Falls-Windsor
Team Broken Earth, a team of health professionals which has made several trips to Haiti to provide care as part of the relief efforts there, will also be presented with an Award of Recognition.
The annual scientific assembly is an annual educational forum that brings together family doctors, residents and medical students from across the province.
It will start with the awards dinner tonight at 8 p.m.
There will also be a two-day educational conference, beginning Friday and continuing into Saturday.