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Postgraduate Program Awards

Dr. Frank J. Butson Resident Award in Family Medicine

Award: $1,000

Eligibility: PGY2 Grads

Nominated by: PGY2 Grads (self-nominations accepted)

Nomination Requirements:

  • Application submitted by April 30, 2017
  • Faculty Letter of Support (optional)

Selected by: The Selection Committee

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a postgraduate trainee completing a residency program in any area of Family Medicine, who has demonstrated a commitment to comprehensive Family Medicine, adhering to Dr. Ian McWhinney's Nine Principles of Family Medicine.
  • This award was established by Mrs. Margery (Nonnie) Butson in memory of her husband, Dr. Frank J. Butson (MD '50).

If you or the candidate meets the above criteria please apply now – link to application form

Lilija and Janis Strauts Award

Award: $2,300

Eligibility: PGY2 Grads

Nominated by: PGY2 Grads (self-nominations accepted)

Nomination Requirements:

  • Application submitted by April 30, 2017
  • Faculty Letter of Support (optional)

Selected by: The Selection Committee

Criteria:

  • Established by Lilija and Janis Strauts to address the need for rural family physicians and to positively affect the healthcare outcomes in their region (Middlesex, Elgin or Oxford counties).
  • Awarded to a postgraduate family medicine resident planning to practice in a rural region in Middlesex, Elgin or Oxford counties.
  • Based on academic achievement and professional characteristics.

If you or the candidate meets the above criteria please apply now – link to application form

Leonora Sheppard Award in Family Medicine

Award: $16,500 (2 recipients)

Eligibility: PGY2 grads

Nominated by: PGY2 grads (self-nominations accepted)

Nomination Requirements:

  • Application submitted by April 30, 2017
  • Faculty Letter of Support (optional)

Selected by: The Selection Committee

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a student in the final year of family medicine residency who intends to practice in Ontario for a minimum of five years and is deemed by the selection committee to be committed to comprehensive community family medicine.
  • Preference will be given for practice in Southwestern Ontario including Kitchener-Waterloo.
  • Based on clinical excellence.
  • Established by a generous donation from Leonora Sheppard through Foundation Western.

If you or the candidate meets the above criteria please apply now – link to application form

Department of Family Medicine: Outstanding Resident Award

Eligibility: PGY2 grads

Nominated by: PGY2 Grads and Full time and Adjunct Faculty

Nomination Requirements:

  • Application submitted by April 30, 2017
  • Faculty Letter of Support

Selected by: The Selection Committee

Criteria:

  • Honours the resident who has made significant contributions to the Family Medicine Program during their PGY1 and PGY2 years.

If you or the candidate meets the above criteria please apply now – link to application form

CFPC Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award

Award: $1,000 towards FMF travel costs & FMF registration or $250

Eligibility: PGY2 and PGY3 Grads

Nominated by: Full Time and Adjunct Faculty, PGY2 and PGY3 Grads

Nomination Requirements:

  • Application submitted by April 30, 2017
  • Faculty Letter of Support (optional)

Selected by: The Selection Committee

Criteria:

  •  Awarded to senior family medicine resident (PGY2 or PGY3) who has demonstrated interest and skills in areas such as health care policy or economics, government/media relations, advocacy and representation on behalf of patients, peers or healthcare organizations.
  • The resident will have an interest in further enhancement of leadership skills within organized medicine.
  • The recipient receives complimentary registration and a cash award of $1,000 to offset travel and other expenses for attending Family Medicine Forum.
  • Award recipient will be invited to participate in a Leadership Workshop at the Forum.
  • Award recipient who does not attend the Forum will receive a $250 cash award.
  • Sponsor: The College of Family Physicians of Canada.

If you or the candidate meets the above criteria please apply now – link to application form

Department of Family Medicine: Dr. Ron Christie Prize for Best Overall Project

Award: Nominated for CFPC Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Awarded to the resident whose project is judged to be the best overall project

Eligibility: PGY2 Grads

Nominated by: Faculty at the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine

Nomination Requirements:

  • All those presenting at Resident Project Day are considered

Department of Family Medicine: Best Research Project

Award: Nominated for CFPC Research Awards for Family Medicine Resident

Criteria:

  • Awarded to the resident whose project is judged to be the best research project

Eligibility: PGY2 Grads

Nominated by: Faculty at the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine

Nomination Requirements:

  • All those presenting at Resident Project Day are considered

Department of Family Medicine: Resident Project Day Awards

Award:

  • Award for Best Oral Presentation
  • Award for Best Poster Presentation

Criteria:

  • Awarded to the residents whose presentation is judged to be the best in three categories: Design, Content, and Delivery

Eligibility: PGY2, PGY3 Grads presenting at Resident Project Day

Nominated by: Resident Project Day judges

Nomination Requirements:

  • All those presenting at Resident Project Day are considered