Asif demonstrates a genuine readiness to help others and serves on a number of trainee committees, such as the OBGYN Departmental Awards Nomination Committee and UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Students Committee. He has acted as a Graduate mentor on the VCHRI Research challenge and is recognized for his outstanding academic achievements and awards. Asif research investigates how community-level interventions can improve maternal and neonatal health globally.
“I really feel honoured to receive this award,” says Asif. “I’d recommend to other trainees starting out to try and manage their time to focus on both academic and extra-curricular activities, so that they can emerge as well-rounded leaders in their field.”