Accolades and Awards
1996 – Quality Improvement Award
Joint Award by the College of Physicians and Surgeons and Saskatchewan Medical Association for Dr. Krishna Kumar’s multiple contributions in the improvement of health care delivery
1999 – “Certificate of Appreciation” by the Hospitals of Regina Foundation
2000 – The Saskatchewan Order of Merit” in October 2000. This is the highest civilian award offered by the government for overall contribution to the people of Saskatchewan in particular, and to the people of Canada in general
2002 – Award of Excellence by the Saskatchewan Healthcare Association
2002 – The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal – For long term meritorious service in the healthcare field.
2004 – The City of Regina named a street after Dr Kumar
2005 – Saskatchewan Centennial Medal Award
2005 – Citizen of the Year by the CTV
2006 – Honorary Life Membership
Unanimous vote by The Board of Canadian Medical Association to acknowledge Dr. Kumar’s various contributions to modern medicine.
2008 – Saskatchewan’s Physician of the Year
Named by the Saskatchewan’s Medical Board of Association for his international recognition for his research in treating chronic pain
2011 – James H. Graham Award of Merit – By the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Awards recognize extraordinary specialists
The Royal College’s awards program honour the personal achievements of specialist physicians and recognizes the importance and potential impact of exceptional original research. Our program also supports visiting professorships, which help broaden knowledge and foster scientific dialogue in specialty medicine.
By honouring remarkable physicians each year, we formally recognize the core qualities that distinguish a Fellow of the Royal College.