Awards

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Awards with Upcoming Submission Deadlines

Agency Awards Eligibility Nomination Submission Deadline
STLHE 3M National Teaching Fellowships Individuals teaching at a Canadian university Call for Nominations distributed by email to the Office of the Vice-President (Academic) at all Canadian universities, Educational Development Centres, and to STLHE members. Closed for 2014
NBME John P Hubbard Award Individuals who have made a significant and sustained contribution to assessment of professional competency and educational program development at any level of medical education and delivery of healthcare Letter of nomination from a primary sponsor specifically addressing nominee's achievements in relation to at least one criteria; nominee's CV. The Award Committee will select finalists. Nominators of finalists may be asked to submit additional information. Closed for 2014
ASE Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award ASE Member; Teacher/Educator of med students, residents or faculty; Winner of Outstanding Teacher Award ineligible for 3 years after winning Solicited by ASE President annually; nominations made by department chair; candidates nominated for either outstanding teacher or distinguished educator (not both); Teaching Portfolio is same for both awards Closed for 2014
ASE Distinguished Educator ASE Member; Teacher/Educator of med students, residents or faculty; Winners of Distinguished Educator Award may win only once Solicited by ASE President annually; nominations made by department chair; candidates nominated for either outstanding teacher or distinguished educator (not both); Teaching Portfolio is same for both awards, however, nominees for distinguished educator should have considerably more national prominence as an educator, including publications Closed for 2014
CMA Medal of Honour Person who is NOT a member of the medical profession; contributions to medical research, medical education, health care organization and health education of the public; service to people of Canada in raising the standards of health care delivery Nomination form, detailed letter of nomination, two letters of support, nominee’s CV Nov 30, 2014
Award for Young Leaders Student, resident or early career physician member who has demonstrated exemplary dedication, commitment and leadership in one of the domains of: political, clinical, education, research and/or community service. Nomination form, detailed letter of nomination, two letters of support, nominee’s CV Nov 30, 2014

 

Awards Sorted Alphabetically by Agency Abbreviation

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Agency Awards Eligibility Nomination Submission Deadline
AFMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada Outstanding contribution to faculty development in Canada Any AFMC rep, through Dean's office, or CAME member may submit nomination. Nomination must be co-sponsored by 3 members from either association. Include CV and clear statement of nominee's achievements in faculty development. Closed
Young Educators Award Within first 7 years as faculty member who has produced change within university or medical community. Candidates with MD or graduate degrees only. Maximum of 2 nominations put forward by dean of each faculty of medicine in Canada. Nomination must include supporting CV. Closed
John Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education Individual/group who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids Any AFMC rep, through Dean's office, or CAME member may submit nomination. At least two nominators and Dean needed. 1 copy of: joint letter of recommendation signed by co-nominators or separate letters that include clear statement of nominee's achievements; supporting letter from dean; full CV. Closed
May Cohen Gender Equity Award Outstanding effort or achievement of individual(s), program(s), department(s) or faculty in improving gender equity environment in academic medicine in Canada Dean of each Canadian faculty of medicine may submit up to two nominations. Maximum 1000 word overview of activity and outcomes, and demonstrate how the effort improved gender equity environment; if necessary, up to 3 supporting documents may be included Closed
Alliance for CME Award for Outstanding Educational Collaboration Submitted by Alliance member. At least one primary individual involved in developing activity must be Alliance member and listed as nominee. Activity must have been completed between January 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011. Identification of related ACCME Criteria and Alliance Competencies, verification that nominees represent organizations referenced. Completed nomination application. Closed for 2014
       
AMEE Miriam Friedman Ben-David Award Significant contribution to teaching in short time (less than five years’ experience as educator) Anyone can nominate. One-page description of background and contribution, and short CV January 2014
APCCMPD Darlene Buczak Award for Innovations in Medical Education and Training Submit an abstract describing a successful innovative educational method you have implemented in your training program that has proven to have a positive outcome Submission for; Conflict of Interest form (on website) January 1, 2014
ASE Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award ASE Member; Teacher/Educator of med students, residents or faculty; Winner of Outstanding Teacher Award ineligible for 3 years after winning Solicited by ASE President annually; nominations made by department chair; candidates nominated for either outstanding teacher or distinguished educator (not both); Teaching Portfolio is same for both awards Closed for 2014
ASE Distinguished Educator ASE Member; Teacher/Educator of med students, residents or faculty; Winners of Distinguished Educator Award may win only once Solicited by ASE President annually; nominations made by department chair; candidates nominated for either outstanding teacher or distinguished educator (not both); Teaching Portfolio is same for both awards, however, nominees for distinguished educator should have considerably more national prominence as an educator, including publications Closed for 2014
CAIR Dr. Joseph Mikhael CAIR Award for Medical Education in Canada Residents in Canadian programs; Other physicians, including program directors and educators; Any other individual(s), programs or organizations associated with medical education in Canada
Award Criteria
Nomination may be submitted by any CAIR member, provincial house staff organizations, or organizations associated with CAIR; include description of nominee (2-page max); letter(s) of support from individuals/organizations familiar with nominee’s activities; CV Closed for 2014
CAME
Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education For CAME members by CAME members. Members currently serving on CAME Executive, CAME Board of Directors or CAME Awards Committee not eligible. 2 nomination letters, one from within nominee's institution, one external; letter of support from person to whom nominee reports; complete CV Closed for 2014
Meridith Marks New Educator Award For CAME members by CAME members. Members currently serving on CAME Executive, CAME Board of Directors or CAME Awards Committee not eligible. Letter of nomination that addresses selection criteria (see website).
Nominee's complete CV
Closed for 2014
Certificate of Merit Award All contributors to medical education in each school are eligible (undergraduate, postgraduate, CME). Recipients need not be members of CAME. Local CAME representative sets up committee and mechanism for identification and selection of candidates from their institution; local CAME representative submits short description of selection mechanism and submits name(s) of award winners together with short summary (less than one page) of educational activities supporting nomination. Closed for 2014
Canada Council for the Arts Killam Prizes Candidates must be Canadian citizens and must have made substantial, distinguished contribution, over significant period, to scholarly research in Canada. Nominators must submit nomination form, available from Canada Council Endowments and Prizes Section, plus supporting documents: signed nomination letter; brief description of nominee’s contributions to scholarly research; category for nomination; nominee's biography; nominee’s curriculum vitae; nominee’s home/office addresses, telephone/fax numbers, email address; up to 3 letters of support; confirmation that nominee is Canadian citizen. Closed for 2014
CFPC Ian McWhinney Family Medicine Education Award Family medicine teacher deemed by peers to have made significant contribution to family medicine education Nominations invited from CFPC Section of Teachers; nomination forms sent to Chairs and Program Directors at each University Department of Family Medicine

January 2014 (TBC)

Donald I. Rice Award CFPC family physician member with outstanding contributions to teaching, vision and leadership in the discipline of family medicine. Nominations invited from CFPC members. January 2014 (TBC)
Family Medicine Researcher of the Year Award Family medicine researcher, CFPC member, who has made original contributions to research and knowledge building for family medicine in Canada Nomination form on website January 2014 (TBC)
CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research Senior Members of the CFPC, i.e. 65 years of age or older Nomination form on website

January 2014

(TBC)

CMA Medal of Honour Person who is NOT a member of the medical profession; contributions to medical research, medical education, health care organization and health education of the public; service to people of Canada in raising the standards of health care delivery Nomination form, detailed letter of nomination, two letters of support, nominee’s CV Nov 30, 2014
Award for Young Leaders Student, resident or early career physician member who has demonstrated exemplary dedication, commitment and leadership in one of the domains of: political, clinical, education, research and/or community service. Nomination form, detailed letter of nomination, two letters of support, nominee’s CV Nov 30, 2014
MCC Outstanding Achievement Award Individual or group who demonstrates outstanding achievement in evaluation of clinical and professional competence in health professions Letter of support from primary sponsor with 3 other letters of support; copies of three published papers or other documents that best exemplify individual’s contributions to field, including clinical, educational and professional competence; nominee’s CV May 1, 2014
NBME John P Hubbard Award Individuals who have made a significant and sustained contribution to assessment of professional competency and educational program development at any level of medical education and delivery of healthcare Letter of nomination from a primary sponsor specifically addressing nominee's achievements in relation to at least one criteria; nominee's CV. The Award Committee will select finalists. Nominators of finalists may be asked to submit additional information. Closed for 2014
ONFE Capital Educators' Award Educator with classroom teaching responsibilities, currently employed by partner institutions in Ottawa Descriptive nomination February 28, 2014
OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Award Member of OCUFA affiliated association; Candidate was not nominated before; or a non-winning nominee in one previous year; or non-winning nominee for two consecutive years previously, but not nominated after that for at least two years. Nomination form on website May 23, 2014
PARO Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award Any staff physician involved in full or part-time clinical teaching of residents One or several letters signed by different residents, completed copy of nomination form (see website) Closed
RCPSC Duncan Graham Award Outstanding lifelong contribution to medical education Nominations come from the Deans of Canadian faculties of medicine. Closed for 2014
STLHE Alan Blizzard Award Groups of two or more individuals, at least one must be teaching at a Canadian university Applications, in French or English, should include the following five (5) sections:
1) Names, affiliations, and academic status of all team members, full contact details for one team member and high resolution (minimum 300 dpi) colour picture of team, with names.
2) 300 word max. statement of precise nature and features of collaboration among team members
3) 500 word max. abstract of project for publicity
4) 5,000 word max. project description paper (incl. bibliography), for distribution, describing the project organized as follows: Institutional Context, Goals of the Project,Project Description, Impact on Student Learning, Future Developments, Bibliography.
5) 10 page max. supporting documentation in PDF.
March 2014
Chris Knapper Award Contributions to teaching, learning and educational development in Canadian higher education Call for nominations circulated to all STLHE members, posted to STLHE and IDO listservs, and included in February issue of STLHE newsletter Jan. 2014 (TBC)
TOH:DoM Dr. Meridith Marks Educator Award for Innovation and Scholarship in Medical Education uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Faculty member dedicated to scholarship in medical education Can be self or peer nominated; letter of support from DoM colleague Jul. 1, 2014
uOttawa Distinguished University Professor Regular tenured faculty or, exceptionally, particularly active clinical professors Open (not self) nomination; proposal signed by 6 profs from at least 2 academic units; 2 - 5 external letters of recommendation; nominee CV; short description of nominee’s contribution Mar. 1, 2014
Excellence in Education Prizes Demonstrate outstanding teaching while maintaining solid research program 2 - 4 page statement of nomination; CV; all teaching evaluations from past 5 years; up to 5 letters of endorsement; plans for use of prize funds Mar. 1 each year
Excellence in Research Award Important, exceptional research work Contact Office of the Vice-President, Research
innovation@uOttawa.ca
Excellence in Teaching Outstanding contributions to university teaching; tenured or tenure-track Open nomination; any relevant evidence may be submitted. Should include: (a) opinions of students/former students, (b) peer evaluations, and (c) department chairs and departmental teaching personnel committee recommendations Mar. 1 each year
Interdisciplinary Research Award 2+ uOttawa researchers collaborating in interdisciplinary research projects, demonstrating research excellence and impact Contact Office of the Vice-President, Research
innovation@uOttawa.ca
Young Researcher Award Outstanding research contributions; hold full-time tenure-track position @ uOttawa or regular position in affiliated institute Contact Office of the Vice-President, Research
innovation@uOttawa.ca
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