DFCM Awards

Celebrating Excellence in Family Medicine Education and Research

Past Award Recipients

DFCM Department Awards

Recipients of DFCM’s Awards of Excellence and of all program awards are listed in the Program Awards Booklets below. We recognize these recipients at our annual conference each spring.

External Awards

University-level and other external awards received by DFCM faculty or staff members are listed in the Faculty Celebration Awards booklets.

2016

2015

2014

 

Current Departmental Award Opportunities:

DFCM Awards of Excellence

IMPORTANT: The DFCM Awards of Excellence deadline for 2017 has been extended to March 31, 2017.

The awards recognize outstanding work by our faculty and staff. They acknowledge individuals or groups whose contributions go well beyond what is expected in advancing the department's mission. Winners of any given award will not be considered for re-nomination in the same category for 5 years. Re-working and re-submission of unsuccessful nominations in subsequent years is encouraged. Self nomination is also encouraged.

 

Name of Award

Eligibility Deadline Amount
Academic Family Physician of the Year

Faculty member

March 31 N/A
Excellence in Leadership Faculty or staff March 31 N/A
Excellence in Teaching (Early Career) Faculty member March 31 N/A
Sustained Excellence in Teaching Faculty member March 31 N/A
Excellence in Course/Program Development Any individual or group in the DFCM engaged in the development and coordination of a course, curriculum, or program (i.e. subject supervisor, course director, small group teaching). March 31 N/A
Excellence in Development and Use of Innovative Instructional Methods Faculty member March 31 N/A
Excellence in Social Responsibility  Faculty member March 31 N/A
Outstanding Contribution to Family Medicine Research  Anyone with a DFCM primary appointment who has not previously won this award is eligible. March 31 N/A
Research Excellence (New Investigator and Senior Investigator) Anyone with a DFCM primary appointment is eligible for nomination March 31 N/A
Excellence in Creative Professional Activity Faculty member March 31 N/A
The Louise Nasmith Award Any DFCM faculty member in the first five (5) years of appointment is eligible. March 31 N/A
Quality Improvement Excellence Award Any faculty member and their team in the DFCM is eligible. March 31 N/A
Staff Excellence Any individual who works at the central office of the DFCM or at a teaching site is eligible. March 31 N/A
Staff Excellence in Leadership Values Any individual who works at the DFCM's central office is eligible. March 31 N/A
Staff Excellence in Collaboration Any individual or group who work at the central Department or at a teaching site is eligible. March 31 N/A

 

Postgraduate Program Awards

Name of Award Eligibility Deadline Amount

Postgraduate Resident Achievement Awards

     
Leadership Postgraduate student February 15 N/A
Teaching excellence Postgraduate student February 15 N/A
Advocacy for Patients Postgraduate student February 15 N/A
Clinical Excellence Postgraduate student February 15 N/A

Postgraduate Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards: Clinical Teaching Awards

     
New Teacher Award Postgraduate student

February 15

N/A
Excellence in Teaching Postgraduate student

February 15

N/A
Role Modeling Clinical Excellence Postgraduate student

February 15

N/A

Postgraduate Faculty and Staff Achievement Awards: Educational Achievement Awards

     
Program Leadership Postgraduate student

February 15

N/A
Innovation in Education Postgraduate student

February 15

N/A
Resident Advocacy Postgraduate student

February 15

N/A

External Teaching Awards

The Hollister King Teaching
Practices Awards (2 awards)

Postgraduate
Resident
TBA N/A

 

Undergraduate Program Awards

The nomination deadline for undergraduate program awards is different to the other program awards as these awards are presented at the Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop that is held each fall.

 

name of award

eligibility deadline amount
Teaching Excellence

DFCM faculty member
For Health Professional Educators, a faculty appointment is not required

Throughout the year N/A
Excellence in Advocacy

Any individual within the DFCM

Throughout the year N/A
Role Modelling Clinical Excellence DFCM faculty member Throughout the year N/A
Excellence in Mentorship Any individual within the DFCM. Throughout the year N/A
Innovation in Family Medicine Education Any individual or group in the DFCM who has developed and used an innovative instructional medium specifically for undergraduate family medicine. Throughout the year N/A
Excellence in Program Development and Coordination Any individual or group engaged in the development and coordination of family medicine course programs Throughout the year N/A

 

Global Health Program Awards

Name of Award Eligibility Deadline Amount
Global Health Faculty Award Faculty member in global health February 15 N/A
Global Health Resident Award DFCM residents in global health who have demonstrated leadership and advocacy February 15 N/A
Yves Talbot Award for Excellence in Global Health Leadership Faculty member in global health February 15 N/A

 

Faculty Development Awards

Name of Award eligibility deadline amount
Jamie Meuser Award for Excellence in
Leadership and Innovation in
Faculty Development
Any individual inside or outside 
DFCM who has assumed a leadership
role in faculty development.
February 15
Excellence in Faculty Development Any individual inside or outside 
DFCM who has assumed a leadership
role in faculty development.
February 15
Excellence in Continuing Education   February 15
Excellence in Scholarship in Faculty Development   February 15
New Leadership in Faculty Development For faculty or staff affiliated with the DFCM for less than 5 years who have displayed commitment and contribution to faculty development activities. February 15
Learner: Contributor to Faculty Development For a learner in pre-clerkship, clerkship, residency or fellowship training who has demonstrated interest, and contributed to, professional development of their peers, their community or their profession. February 15
Community-based Contributor to Faculty Development Part time or adjunct faculty (or teams with a significant proportion of PT/adjunct faculty members) February 15
Mentorship An individual, mentorship dyad, or group who exemplify the meaning of mentorship in the DFCM. February 15

Research Program Awards

name of award eligibility

deadline

Outstanding Peer-Reviewed Publication To be considered, the article must:
  • Have been published in the previous calendar year;
  • Have a DFCM faculty member as first author;
    • Be relevant to family medicine and/or address an important research or methodology question.
February 29
Award for Research Mentorship The nominee must have a DFCM primary appointment and a record of sustained research mentorship. February 29

 

Quality Improvement Awards

name of award eligibility deadline
Founders Award For those who served for at least the initial first five years on the QPC February 15
Impact Awards
(3 awards per academic year,
per academic site)
These awards target achievement of improvement across the three
elements of the Triple Aim – improved patient/provider experience;
improved population health; improved cost-effectiveness.
February 15

 

Graduate Studies and Continuing Education Awards

name of award eligibility deadline

Instructor Awards

Field Practicum Preceptor Award An individual field practicum preceptor for any of the continuing education programs who acted as an exemplary field supervisor over the past 12 months February 15
Continuing Education and Graduate Studies Instructor Award An individual or group of instructors for have demonstrated a sustained contribution to the learning of students within the programs February 15

Continuing Education Student Awards

Continuing Education Student Award for Scholarship Student registered in one of our continuing education programs who has demonstrated that work completed as part of the program has been disseminated in a scholarly form outside of the program February 15
Continuing Education Student Award for Overall Excellence Student registered in one of our continuing education programs who has demonstrated superior knowledge and skill in the classroom setting February 15
Continuing Education Student Award for Leadership Student registered in one of our continuing education programs who is seen as a natural leader and a support or resource to peers and faculty in the program February 15
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