External Awards

DFCM recognizes and values the contribution of our faculty in teaching education and research. If you are considering applying for an external award which requires support from the Chair, please be advised that there is an internal vetting process.  Please review the process by clicking on the following link:

Only a limited number of candidates will receive Chair support. If you are interested in going forward with an external award nomination, please complete the following nomination form:

8-12 weeks prior to the external award deadline.  Completed forms to be submitted to dfcm.awards@utoronto.ca.

Not ready to submit a nomination form? Use the External Awards Recommendation Line to put a name forward for an award you have in mind to start the process.

Name of award Eligibility Deadline

External - Local

Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Teaching (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Course Coordination (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Fred Fallis Award for Excellence in Online Learning (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

David Fear Fellowship (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Dave Davis Award for Excellence in Research (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Ivan Silver Innovation Award (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Inter-professional Health Care Team Continuing Education Award (CPD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Helen P. Batty Awards For Excellence And Achievement In Faculty Development (CFD)

Faculty

12 weeks prior to external deadline

External - National

CAME Certificate of Merit (CAME)

All contributors to medical education in each school are eligible (undergraduate, postgraduate, CME/CPD and Faculty Development). Recipients need not be members of CAME.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Canada’s Family Physicians of the Year – Reg L. Perkin Award (CFPC)

The nominee must be a CFPC member family physician in good standing.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

W. Victor Johnston Award (CFPC)

The nominee should be a renowned Canadian or international family medicine leader who has made outstanding, continuous, and enduring contributions to the discipline of family medicine in Canada or abroad. The nominee should be an excellent speaker.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Jean-Pierre Despins Award (CFPC)

The nominee must be a CFPC member in good standing who has presented family practice issues to the public and/or other audiences, and has demonstrated many of the qualities which defined and were greatly valued by Dr Despins, including statesmanship, leadership, diplomacy, courage of conviction, sense of humour, compassion, and consideration of others. 

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Calvin L. Gutkin Family Medicine Ambassador Award (CFPC)

A CFPC Active, Senior, or Retired member in good standing.  Experience in family medicine and related outreach in Canada, a dynamic speaker and communicator.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Ian McWhinney Family Medicine Education Award (CFPC)

The nominee must be a CFPC member in good standing and can be either community or academic based.    The nominee must have made a significant contribution to family medicine education.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Family Medicine Researcher of the Year Award (CFPC)

The nominee must be a CFPC member in good standing and can be either community or academic based.    The nominee must have made original and significant contributions to research and knowledge building in family medicine.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

Honorary Membership (CFPC)

Nominees must be individuals of distinction who are not family physicians in Canada, whether or not they are graduates of medicine, who have made outstanding contributions to the CFPC, to the discipline of family medicine, the health system, or the health and well-being of the population in Canada or abroad.
Nominees are restricted to non-members of the College, except for those who are “Associate” or “Affiliate” Specialist members of the College.

12 weeks prior to external deadline

External - International

   

External Education and Teaching Awards

For more information on international awards, please refer to the Faculty of Medicine's website: https://medicine.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/external-education-and-teaching-awards