AFMC is pleased to announce the 2019 AFMC Award Winners. Please join us in celebrating the excellence of award winners at the 2019 CCME Award Ceremony in Niagara Falls on April 14, 2019 at 5 p.m. in the Oakes South meeting room at the Marriott on the Falls.
The award recognizes excellence for national leadership in academic medicine. Activities might include providing leadership on national collaborative activities that provide frameworks for curriculum in health education; guide¬lines for faculty on teaching approaches or recruitment and student support, faculty affairs; advocacy for excellence in medical education or research in medical education; bio-medical or health services research.
Dr. Stephen Archer, Queen’s University
The award recognizes the outstanding effort or achievement of an individual, program, department or faculty in improving the gender-equity environment and diversity in academic medicine in Canada.
Dr. Sharon Straus, University of Toronto
The AFMC Young Educators Award recognizes individuals within their first seven years as a faculty member who have produced change within their university or within the medical community as a whole through their vision, work, and interaction with colleagues.
Dr. Kulamakan (Mahan) Kulasegaram, University of Toronto
The AFMC Clinical Teacher Award was created in 2014. This award aims to emphasize the importance of excel¬lence in clinical teaching and to recognize an individual in Canada who has provided exceptional clinical teaching contribution.
Dr. Trudy Taylor, Dalhousie University
of medicine established a national award in his name. The AFMC – John Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education will be awarded to an individual or group who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids.
MUN MED 3D (Michael Bartellas, Dr. Stephen Ryan, Dr. Gary Paterno, Travis Pickett, and Dr. Adam Dubrowski), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
The AFMC - Charles Boelen International Social Accountability Award was created in 2014. This AFMC award – named after Dr. Charles Boelen, a world leader in Social Accountability - aims to celebrate people or organizations whose professional accomplishments are an example of the principles of social accountability implemented as defined in the Global Consensus for Social Accountability of Medical Schools (www.healthsocialaccountability.org) and in internationally recognized references.
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
The AFMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada recognizes excellence in faculty development by an individual faculty member in a Faculty of Medicine in Canada. This award is intended to emphasize the importance of faculty development in academic medicine.
Dr. Diane Clavet, Université de Sherbrooke
The AFMC - Gold Humanism Award and Lecture was created in 2018 to emphasize, reinforce and enhance the importance of humanistic qualities among medical school students and faculty.
Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, University of Ottawa