Departmental Award: Academic Family Physician of the Year

DESCRIPTION

This award recognizes one individual in the department who has demonstrated a sustained contribution to clinical practice, teaching, and scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY

Any faculty member who has been in academic family medicine for at least ten (10) years is eligible.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The selection committee will consider the following criteria:

  • A broad-based clinical practice.
  • Sustained (i.e. more than five years) teaching of various levels of learners.
  • Contribution to scholarship in the discipline.

NOMINATION

Nominations can be made by any faculty or staff member of the DFCM; including self- nomination. The nominations will be considered by the DFCM Award of Excellence Selection Committee and the names and titles of the committee members can be found on the DFCM website. The nominator is responsible for the collection and submission of the award nomination package and informing the nominee of their nomination.

Nominations for a DFCM Award of Excellence must include the following:

  1. Completed nomination form that includes the supporting signature of a teaching site Chief,   or a DFCM Program Director, or a Division head, or a Faculty/Staff supervisor or colleague.
  2. Two letters of support indicating why this individual is being nominated in the selected category. Letters that are the most helpful address the criteria of the award and present evidence supporting the nominee’s excellence in this criterion.
  3. CV.
  4. Additional material documenting evidence of excellence may be submitted.

Please submit the completed nomination form and corresponding award application documentation by March 15th, 2017 to:

Laura Surdianu, Faculty Development
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 500 University Avenue, 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7
TEL: 416-978-7565                       
FAX: 416-978-3912               
dfcm.awards@utoronto.ca

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