AFMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada

Overview
 
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. Exceptional faculty members with an M.D. or another health professional degree who demonstrate vision, innovation and leadership in faculty development in their faculty of medicine are eligible. 
 
Selection Criteria
 
Nominations must include: 
 
  • Evidence of a sustained track record as an outstanding leader in faculty development at a regional, national or international level;
  • Evidence of excellence in faculty development in medicine;
  • Evidence of exceptional contributions in faculty development through recognition and awards or evaluations or testimonials from faculty or other organisations;
  • Demonstrated impact in faculty development through innovation in curricular design, new courses or delivery of teaching material;
  • Evidence of advocacy for faculty development;
  • Evidence of emerging scholarship in faculty development through peer-reviewed publications, invited presentations, workshops, posters and abstracts.

The award and an associated $ 1500 honorarium will be presented at the annual AFMC Presidential Address and Award Ceremony at the CCME. The award recipient will receive a complimentary registration for the conference. Please check the General Information section for details as to the ceremony. 
 
Nominating Procedure
 
The nomination must be made by a letter of nomination by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the nominee’s school. Each Faculty may nominate two nominees. Nominations must be accompanied by an abbreviated CV of the nominee, two supporting letters from peers and other relevant documentation such as evaluations showing excellence in faculty development or other materials as required to meet the criteria above. Please check the Nominating Guidelines for more details regarding the nomination process. 
 
To submit a nomination, please complete the Award Nomination Form.  
 
 

Previous Recipients

2018

Co-Recipients: Dr. Allyn Walsh, McMaster University  and  Dr. Karen Leslie, University of Toronto

2017

Dr. Karen V. Mann, Dalhousie University

2016

Dr. James Goertzen, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

2015

Dr. Sandra Jarvis-Selinger, University of British Columbia

2014

Dr. Danielle Blouin, Queen's University

2013

Dr. Peter McLeod, McGill University

2012

Dr. Susan Lieff, University of Toronto

2011

Dr. Lara Cooke, University of Calgary

2010

Dr. Linda Snell, McGill University

2009

Dr. Ivan Silver, University of Toronto

2008

Dr. Luc Côté, Laval University

2007

Teaching Improvement Project System (TIPS), University of British Columbia

2006

Dr. Meridith Marks, University of Ottawa

2005

Dr. Helen Batty, University of Toronto

2004

Dr. David Cook, University of Alberta

2003

Dr. Wayne Weston, Western University 

2002

Centre de pédagogie en sciences de la santé, University of Sherbrooke 

2001

Dr. Yvonne Steinert, McGill University