Faculty Development Awards

Elana Fric Family Medicine Award for Leadership and Advocacy

Purpose: This award recognizes an outstanding Family Physician who pursues a relevant knowledge mobilization project in Faculty Development related to mental health and/or intimate partner violence in family medicine.

Eligibility:

  • Faculty at all career stages
  • Preference will be given to applications that represent at least two partner departments and/or are inter-professional in nature and include representation  from another Faculty

Criteria:

  • Candidates for the award will:
  1. Identify an area of need within mental health or intimate partner violence
  2. Develop a knowledge mobilization project to address the above
  3. Partner with a relevant organization to research or deliver programs related to their knowledge mobilization project
  4. Disseminate their findings /recommendations within 2 years of receipt of the award

AWARD

$2,500 awarded once annually. Nominees will only be able to receive this award once.

​​​​​​​Jamie Meuser Award for Excellence in Leadership and Innovation in Faculty Development

  • Purpose: To recognize outstanding Leadership contributions in Professional Development
  • Eligibility: Any individual inside or outside the Department of Family and Community Medicine who has assumed a leadership role in Professional Development
  • Selection: The selection committee will consider the following criteria:
    • Sustained (>5 years) contribution to Professional Development 
    • Major leadership support to a PD initiative/s of the central department or departmental division or program
    • Additional PD contributions at a national/international level 
    • Contributions to PD through involvement in professional associations, government ,policy committees, or other organizations
    • Evaluation of outcomes
    • Significant contribution to scholarship/KT within Professional Development
    • Any contributions as a role model, and /or mentor

Other awards available to be awarded annually to individuals or teams of faculty and/or staff affiliated with the DFCM who display:

Excellence in Faculty Development

  • Through sustained leadership in the creation, implementation and/or dissemination of innovative faculty development programs
  • Through integration and application of theory into practice
  • Preference will be given to individuals or teams whose programs, starting with clear goals, adequate preparation and appropriate methods, achieve significant results that are effectively self-critiqued and disseminated to peers.

Excellence in Continuing Education

  • Through sustained leadership in the creation, implementation and/or dissemination of innovative continuing education programs
  • Through integration and application of theory into practice
  • Preference will be given to individuals or teams whose programs, starting with clear goals, adequate preparation and appropriate methods, achieve significant results that are effectively self-critiqued and disseminated to peers.

Excellence in Scholarship in Faculty Development

  • Through sustained contribution to discovery and dissemination of knowledge in the field of continuing professional development

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 professional development activities in family medicine within their community, their profession, their unit, or the DFCM.

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.

Community-based Contributor to Faculty Development

  • Through creativity and innovation in the development, implementation and/or dissemination of professional development (FD or CE) programs.
  • Through integration and application of theory into practice
  • Only part time or adjunct faculty (or teams with a significant proportion of PT/adjunct faculty members) are eligible for this award

Mentorship

  • Awarded to an individual, mentorship dyad, or group who exemplify the meaning of mentorship in the DFCM, and whose activities make a significant contribution to the advancement of mentorship in the DFCM.

Nomination Process

  • Individuals and groups may self-nominate for any of these awards
  • The DFCM Faculty Development Awards Sub-Committee will consider nominees for these awards
  • Faculty Development Program Award nomination form
  • Contact Faculty Development
  • Nomination deadline is February 15 (The deadline has been extended to March 15, 2021)