AFMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada

In order to emphasize the importance of faculty development and to recognize an individual or a group in Canada who has made an exceptional contribution in the area of Faculty Development, AFMC is pleased to offer the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada.

The award and the associated $1,500 honorarium will be presented at the 2018 Canadian Conference on Medical Education (Halifax, Nova Scotia), April 28 - May 1, 2018. The recipient will receive a complimentary registration for the conference; however, other expenses for attending the conference are not covered.

Nomination Procedure

In nominating candidates, nominators should take into consideration the breadth of the nominees' faculty development program, its regional, national or international impact, and how the nominees have promoted the field of faculty development.

Any faculty member, through the office of the dean may submit a nomination. Please ensure that you include a clear statement about the nominee's achievements, why he or she is being recommended, and an up-to-date curriculum vitae. The nomination package must also include two reference letters as well as a letter of support from the Dean. Each Canadian faculty of medicine may submit up to two nominations for this award.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is September 30, 2017. The nomination, including 1 copy of all documentation, should be sent to the AFMC at awards@afmc.ca . Selected recipients will be notified in November 2017.

Previous Recipients

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

 

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