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CAME Certificate of Merit Award

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

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. The individual submitting the nomination must be a CAME Member.
  2. All contributors to medical education in each school are eligible (Undergraduate, Postgraduate, CME/CPD and Faculty Development). Recipients need not be members of CAME.
  3. 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). 
  4. Recipients should not have already been nationally awarded for this contribution.
  5. Members currently serving on the CAME Executive or CAME Board of Directors are not eligible. 

Past CAME Certificate of Merit Award Recipients

  • 2022: Dr. Jessica Trier, Dr. Michael Leveridge
  • 2021: Dr. Melissa Andrew, Dr. Brent Wolfrom
  • 2020: Dr. Andrea Guerin, Dr. Joseph Newbigging
  • 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

 


CAME Rising Star Certificate of Excellence

https://www.came-acem.ca/awards/came-rising-star-certificate-of-excellence/

The award is intended to recognize learners who have demonstrated a commitment and passion for medical education that has had a positive impact for the health professions education community at Queen's, our hospitals or beyond. The CAME Rising Star Certificate of Excellence consists of a certificate and the opportunity to write an article for the CAME Voice. There are up to three awards at each Canadian medical school: one for medical students, one for residents/fellows, and one for graduate students.  

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. The individual submitting the nomination must be a CAME Member
  2. All learners who are engaged in medical education scholarship in each school are eligible. Recipients need not be members of CAME. Award category is based on time of nomination - for example, a graduate student who has defended before CCME, but was still in their program at the nomination deadline, is eligible for the graduate student category. 
  3. Recipients will have been engaged in medical education scholarship in a way deemed to be valuable within their medical school (teaching, assessment, evaluation, educational leadership, course or workshop or session development, education, research).
  4. Recipients should not have already been nationally awarded for this contribution.
  5. Members currently serving on the CAME Executive or CAME Board of Directors are not eligible.

Past CAME Rising Star Certificate of Excellence Recipients:

  • 2022: Ms. Kiera Liblik, Dr. Andrew McGuire

 

The deadline has been extended to December 8 for the 2023 CAME Rising Star – Certificate of Excellence nominations for one resident/fellow award and one graduate student award.  Please click here for more information.


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.
 

Applications:

Applications must be submitted electronically to: cpd.che@queensu.ca


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


Maudsley Scholarship and Innovation in Health Professions:

(maximum of $5,000)

Purpose:
The Maudsley Scholarship and Innovation in Health Professions is funded by the Maudsley Fund in Medical Education and supports projects that add value to health sciences education offered through Queen’s Health Sciences (QHS) . The focus for this call is on individuals interested in advancing medical education scholarship and innovation within QHS. 

Eligibility:
The principal investigator must be a faculty member within any School in QHS and an educational leader within their program. Preference will be to support individuals who work with an interprofessional team.

Selection Criteria:
Selection is based on the clarity and feasibility of the proposal and the extent to which the project contributes to building knowledge in the field of medical education.

  • Faculty members may only be named as Principal Investigator on one (1) MSRF application but may be co-principal investigators or collaborators on other projects
  • A total of one or more grants, valued at $5,000, is available in 2022-2023.

 

Submissions are due: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Applicants will be notified by: Monday, December 14, 2022

 

To view the Terms of Reference and submission instructions, 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 purpose of the fund is to support the university's strategic objectives related to internationalization, diversity and inclusion and preference will be given to those requests that show a strong connection to promoting these goals.

  • 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 2021/2022 academic year

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