Dr. Avitan will work with Dr. Nancy Kent who will be supervising this Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at BC Women’s Hospital. At the same time as this Fellowship was awarded, Dr. Avitan was also elected as the "Outstanding Resident" of the year (2014) by the Faculty of Medicine of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (CFHU).
The CFHU, founded in 1944 by Canadian philanthropist Allan Bronfman, promotes awareness, leadership and financial support for The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. CFHU facilitates academic and research partnerships between Canada and Israel as well as establishing scholarships, supporting research, cultivating student and faculty exchanges. CFHU has chapters in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.