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Teaching Awards

Health Sciences Education Award:

Recognizes excellence in teaching.

Nomination Procedure:

Students and Peers can nominate a candidate by completing the nomination form and submitting it electronically by the deadline indicated on the form. Note: In order to be eligible, the candidate must have faculty status. Both full-time faculty and part-time faculty are eligible.

For nomination form click here ».

To view a list of past recipients of the award, click here ».

Objectives:

Nomination Criteria:

The award has been established to recognize excellence in a range of teaching methods (small group, seminar, one on one supervision, lecture etc), course or curriculum design, course organization, development of learning resources education technology, evaluation and innovation.

Selection Process:

The committee will review and rank each application containing supporting documentation to ascertain whether the material exhibits excellence in teaching, a new or innovative approach, informed by external sources e.g. literature, and evidence of an impact on student learning. In making their selection the Committee will place emphasis on innovative approaches in education and ensuring that the teaching method or innovation is clearly linked to research studies and literature concerning the methods and activities of teaching.

Presentation of Award:

The successful nominees will receive a plaque and congratulatory letter from the Dean, Faculty of health Sciences. This will be presented at the annual Faculty of Health Sciences awards reception that is held in late spring.

Applications:

Applications must be submitted electronically to: carolyn.scott.lee@queensu.ca

CAME Certificate of Merit Award

https://www.came-acem.ca/awards/came-certificate-of-merit-award/

Nomination letters and accompanying teaching dossiers are to be sent as one pdf file to carolyn.scott.lee@queensu.ca by November 1, 2019. If you do not have the nominee's teaching dossier, the office will request it of the nominee. 

The objective of this award is to promote, recognize and reward faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools and to promote CAME at each of the Canadian medical schools. The CAME Certificate of Merit Award consists of a certificate and the opportunity to write an article for the CAME Voice. The number of awards to be given in any year will be determined by the CAME Executive on an annual basis. 

The initial nomination must be made by a CAME member. Members currently serving on the CAME Executive, CAME Board of Directors or the CAME Awards Committee are not eligible as nominees. Nominations must be formally resubmitted each year to be considered. 

The award recipients will be recognized at the annual CAME Luncheon in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME).

The criteria for selection are as follows:

  1. All contributors to medical education in each school are eligible (Undergraduate, Postgraduate, CME/CPD and Faculty Development). Recipients need not be members of CAME.
  2. Recipients will have made a contribution to medical education deemed to be valuable within their medical school (teaching, assessment, evaluation, educational leadership, course co-ordination, education, research). 
  3. Recipients should not have already been nationally awarded for this contribution.
  4. Members currently serving on the CAME Executive, CAME Board of Directors or the CAME Awards Committee are not eligible. 


Past CAME Certificate of Merit Award Recipients

  • 2019: Dr. Andrew Hall, Dr. Laura A. McEwen
  • 2018: Dr. David Taylor, Dr. Randy Wax
  • 2017: Dr. Amy Acker, Dr. Louise Rang
  • 2016: Dr. Melanie T. Jaeger, Dr. J. Damon Dagnone
  • 2015: Dr. Mala Joneja, Dr. Karen Schultz
  • 2014: Dr. Robert J. Connelly, Dr. Michelle C. Gibson
  • 2013: Dr. Ted Ashbury, Dr. Heather Murray
  • 2012: Dr. Christopher Smith, Dr. Daniel Howes
  • 2011: Dr. Lindsay Davidson, Dr. Jane Griffiths
  • 2010: Dr. Henry Averns, Dr. Robert Siemens
  • 2009: Dr. Jessica Burjorjee, Dr. Robert Reid
  • 2008: Dr. Stephanie Baxter, Dr. Ross Walker
  • 2007: Dr. Gregory A. L. Davies, Dr. John Matthews
  • 2006: Dr. Catherine de Metz, Dr. Jennifer McKenzie
  • 2005: Dr. Christine Collier, Dr. Ben Chen
  • 2004: Dr. Dale Mercer
  • 2003: Dr. Diane Delva
  • 2002: Dr. Susan Moffatt

 

H.F. Pross Educational Technology Award

The H.F. Pross Educational Technology Award was established in the School of Medicine at Queen's University in 2004 to honour Dr. Hugh Pross in recognition of his multiple contributions to this school. 

Nomination Criteria: The H.F. Pross Award is awarded annually to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine. Any faculty member, resident or medical student in the School of Medicine can make a nomination. Alternatively, a group may submit a joint nomination. Nominations should consist of a completed copy of the nomination form and a detailed letter outlining the reasons for the nomination. A resume of the nominee is not needed nor will it be considered as any part of a nomination. 

To view the Terms of Reference and nomination form, please click here

 

Ron Wigle Mentorship Award

The Ron Wigle Mentorship Award was established in the School of Medicine at Queen's University to honour Dr. Ronald Wigle in recognition of his role as outstanding mentor and the professional values he epitomized throughout his career. 

Nomination Criteria: The award will be available for one faculty member each year within the School of Medicine at Queen's University who demonstrates the highest standard of achievement in mentorship of others. The nominee will be identified as a role model for colleagues and learners and as one who exhibits qualities in keeping with the values of professionalism. Any faculty member, resident or medical student in the School of Medicine can make a nomination. Alternatively, a group may submit a joint nomination. Nominations should consist of a completed copy of the nomination form and a detailed letter outlining the reasons for the nomination. A resume of the nominee is not needed nor will it be considered as any part of a nomination. 

To view the Terms of Reference and nomination form, please click here

 

Principal's Development Fund for Visiting Scholars

The objective of this fund is to strengthen inter-university and international contacts through the financial support of visiting scholars. The fund supports academic visits by women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. The committee may consider the following when reviewing applications:

  • Meeting the criteria and satisfying the objective of the Fund
  • A fair distribution of funds among departments 
  • The extent to which a speaker would be of interest to a broader audience
  • The visit takes place between the 2020/2021 academic year

To view the nomination form, please click here