AFMC Young Educators Award

Overview
 
The AFMC- Young Educators Award recognizes the outstanding effort or achievements of an individual within their first seven years as a faculty member who produced change within their Faculty or the general medical community. Exceptional candidates or faculty members who demonstrate vision, innovation and leadership in their faculty of medicine are eligible. 
This award is open only to candidates with an M.D. or graduate degree in a related health field. 
 
Selection Criteria
 
Nominations must include:
 
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarship and innovation in medicine; 
  • Evidence of impact by leading change or demonstrating innovation and vision in the first seven years as a faculty member;
  • Evidence of emerging scholarship through peer-reviewed publications, invited presentations, workshops, posters and abstracts;
  • Evidence of recognition as a leading educator through statements and evaluations by learners or peer faculty members and /or awards for education leadership or innovation.
 
The award and an associated $ 1,500 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 more details.
 
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, two supporting letters from peers and other relevant documentation 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

Dr. Brent Thoma, University of Saskatchewan

2017

Dr. Teresa Chan, McMaster University

2016

Dr. Heather Jamniczky, University of Calgary

2015

Dr. Brian Wong, University of Toronto

2014

Dr. Miriam Lacasse, Laval University

2013

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, University of Toronto

2012

Dr. Adam Peets, University of British Columbia

2011

Dr. Ravi Sidhu, University of British Columbia

2010

Dr. Sunil Verma, University of Toronto

2009

Dr. Nancy Dudek, University of Ottawa

2008

Dr. Mark A. Goldszmidt, University of Western Ontario and Dr. Anthony Levinson, McMaster University

2007

Dr. Kevin Eva, McMaster University

2006

Dr. Bruce Ballon, University of Toronto

2005

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, University of Calgary

2004

Dr. Sharon Straus, University of Toronto

2003

Dr. George Kovacs, Dalhousie University

2002

Dr. Leslie Ann Sadownik, University of British Columbia

2001

Dr. Cathy Risdon, McMaster University

2000

Dr. Rose Hatala, McMaster University

1999

Dr. Glenn Regehr, University of Toronto

1998

Dr. Brian Hodges, University of Toronto

1997

Dr. Richard Arseneau, University of British Columbia

1996

Dr. Rayfel Schneider, University of Toronto

1995

Dr. Ray Baker, University of British Columbia and Dr. Peter Singer, University of Toronto

1994

Dr. Martine Chamberland, University of Sherbrooke and Dr. Richard Reznick, University of Toronto