Awards of Excellence

The DFCM Awards of Excellence 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

Academic Family Physician of the Year

Faculty member

April 15

Philip Ellison Excellence in Continuing Professional Development Award

Faculty Member

April 15

Excellence in New Leadership

Faculty member

April 15

Excellence in Leadership

Faculty or staff

April 15

Excellence in Teaching (Early Career)

Faculty member

April 15

 

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Faculty member

April 15

 

Excellence in Faculty Development

Faculty member

April 15

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).

April 15

 

Excellence in Development and Use of Innovative Instructional Methods

Faculty member

April 15

Excellence in Social Responsibility 

Faculty member

April 15

Outstanding Contribution to Family Medicine Research 

Anyone with a DFCM primary appointment who has not previously won this award is eligible.

April 15

Research Excellence (New Investigator and Senior Investigator)

Anyone with a DFCM primary appointment is eligible for nomination

April 15

Education Scholarship Excellence Awards

Anyone with a DFCM primary appointment is eligible for nomination

April 15

Excellence in Creative Professional Activity

Faculty member

April 15

The Louise Nasmith Award

Any DFCM faculty member in the first five (5) years of appointment is eligible.

April 15

Quality Improvement Excellence Award

Any faculty member and their team in the DFCM is eligible.

April 15

Staff Excellence

Any individual who works at the central office of the DFCM or at a teaching site is eligible.

April 15

Staff Excellence in Leadership Values

Any individual who works at the DFCM's central office is eligible.

April 15

Staff Excellence in Collaboration

Any individual or group who work at the central Department or at a teaching site is eligible.

April 15

Staff New Employee Award

Any individual who works at the central office of the DFCM or at a community based and fully affiliated teaching site is eligible. Eligibility requires completion of the employee's probationary period.

April 15

Staff Quality Improvement Award

Any individual or group who work at the central office of the DFCM or at a community based and fully affiliated teaching site is eligible.

April 15