PGME Awards for Excellence

PGME is requesting nominations for the Seventh Annual PGME Awards for Excellence in Medical Education

Attention: CSM PGME Program Directors, Clinical Faculty, Division and Department Heads, Residents, Fellows, and Program Administrators

 PGME is requesting nominations for the Seventh Annual PGME Awards for Excellence in Medical Education[1]

These awards are a way to recognize and reward outstanding efforts in providing high-quality residency programming through the hard work, ongoing commitment, and demonstrated passion of PGME staff and faculty. Winners will receive an inscribed plaque.

There are three awards issued in each of the following program categories:

  • Direct-entry 2-4 year Programs
  • Direct-entry 5-6 year Programs
  • Subspecialty Programs (additional 1-3 years)

1. Outstanding Commitment to Residency Education Award (3 Awarded)

Purpose:

This award recognizes the outstanding contributions made by an individual to residency education through teaching, administration, program development and/or contributions to educational research that benefit residency education.

Eligibility:

Current Cumming School of Medicine PGME clinical teachers working with residents

Criteria:

The individual has demonstrated exemplary teaching of residents and has made significant contributions to any of the following: program development; program administration; innovative approaches to teaching and learning; research contributions to teaching and assessment or other aspects of residency education.

Who can nominate?  

 Any current CSM PGME faculty, staff, division and department head, resident, or fellow

2. Award for Resident Mentorship (3 Awarded)

Purpose:

This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a faculty member who serves as a mentor, role model, and/or advocate for residents.

Eligibility:

Current Cumming School of Medicine PGME clinical teachers working with residents

Criteria:

The individual has provided an established and ongoing mentoring relationship with a PGME Trainee

Who can nominate?  

Any current CSM PGME resident or fellow

 

3. Award for Service in Support of Residency Education

Purpose:

This award recognizes the outstanding contributions made by an individual to residency education through ongoing administrative support and/or innovative approaches to program administration.

Eligibility:

Current CSM PGME program administrator with 3+ years of service

Criteria:

The individual serves as a role model for other PGME support staff, and provides excellent support for program directors through their commitment to residency training and approach to program administration.

Who can nominate?  

Any current CSM PGME program director, faculty, staff, resident, or fellow

 

Note A: A previous winner may be nominated for a PGME Award for Excellence in the same category only after a lapse of three (3) years.

Note B: A previous winner may be nominated for a PGME Award for Excellence in a different category at any time.

 

To Nominate:

1. Complete the Nomination Form

2. Write a one-page letter of approx. 500 words. Please include:

  • Date
  • Description of how the nominee meets the criteria for the specific award
  • Your current role
  • Signature (if a group submission, include all names, roles and signatures)

3.  If a faculty award (Category 1, 2) submit a copy of the Nominee’s CV

 

Please email documents saved in a .pdf format to Nancy Dunlop ndunlop@ucalgary.ca

Nominations will be reviewed and ranked by the Awards Committee. Further information will be solicited as needed.  Awards will be announced in March 2021. Recipients will be presented with a plaque at an awards ceremony in May.

For nomination form and further details - Click Here

Submission deadline: Nomination Letters may be submitted at any time during the current award period and must be received by February 12, 2021

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[i] Formerly named PGME Appreciation Awards

List of Previous PGME Award Winners