Call for Nominations: The annual AFMC award cycle begins with the call for nominations which is issued at the beginning of July each year.
Deadlines: The deadline for all of nominations to be submitted is the last Friday of the month of September each year. Submissions after this deadline will not be accepted.
Information for Award Recipients: Announcements of award recipients are made first in confidence to the recipient and the Dean of their medical school, and then publicly at a later date.
All awards are presented at the annual AFMC Presidential Address and Award Ceremony at the annual Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME); Click here
for CCME dates and location.
All award recipients receive one complimentary registration to the CCME.
Some award recipients receive an honorarium or a monetary award. As the amounts vary please verify the award description for more details. The intent of the honorarium in most cases is to cover the cost of expenses associated with attending the Award Ceremony at the CCME.
Honoraria or monetary awards are only provided in the name of the award recipient.
Award recipients will have reserved seating at the Award Ceremony and official photographs will be taken for publication.
Award recipients who are unable to attend the ceremony will receive their award via courier. Proxy award acceptances are allowed only on an exceptional basis.
Award recipients are generally invited to bring two guests to the Award Ceremony. They are asked to provide the names of the guests in advance. If attending the CCME, the guests are required to register for the conference. If guests are attending the Awards Ceremony only, their names will be required in advance to facilitate access to the convention site.