PGME Awards for Excellence

Sixth Annual PGME Awards for Excellence in Postgraduate Medical Education[i]

Each year Postgraduate Medical Education invites residents, faculty, and program staff to nominate individuals for one of several Awards of Excellence. The nominations are reviewed by a committee including PGME representatives, and previous faculty award winners.

Dr. Lisa Welikovitch is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 PGME Awards for Excellence in Postgraduate Medical Education

 

Outstanding Commitment to Residency Education Award

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

Winners:

Dr. Jean-François Lemay     Pediatrics     2-4 Year Program

Dr. William Kent      Cardiac Surgery     5-6 Year Program

Dr. Lorraine Hamiwka      Pediatric Nephrology      Subspecialty Program


Award for Resident Mentorship

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

Winners:

Dr. Irene Ma      Internal Medicine     2-4 Year Program

Dr. Tony MacLean      General Surgery     5-6 Year Program

Dr. Stephen Vaughan      Infectious Diseases      Subspecialty Program


Service in Support of Residency Education

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

Winners:

Tannis Dorscht      Family Medicine     2-4 Year Program

Karen McKeon      Obstetrics and Gynecology     5-6 Year Program

Ellen Lee      Rheumatology      Subspecialty Program

 

Our plan for 2020 was to host a reception at which the award would be presented. Due to the pandemic we have had to defer this event. We are hoping to have a combined reception for the 2020 and 2021 recipients in the spring of 2021.

Congratulations to all the recipients!

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[i] Formerly named PGME Appreciation Awards

List of Previous PGME Award Winners