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Clinical, Education and Research Awards

Clinical Awards 

Education Awards

Research Awards

Past Award Recipients

Clinical

Department of Paediatrics Clinical Awards Announcement

This is a call for nominations for the Awards for Clinical Excellence in the Department of Pediatrics.

1. The first Award is named for Dr. Richard Rowe. Dr. Rowe was the Head of the Division of Cardiology from 1973 until 1986, and demonstrated the very finest attributes of a clinical scholar. This award honors a physician in the Department for sustained clinical excellence. The award is aimed at physicians who have demonstrated excellence in the delivery of clinical care in its broadest sense over a significant period of time. 

Application packages for the above awards are to should be submitted online: www.sickkids.ca/paedsawards/ by the deadline on April 29th

2. The second Award for Clinical Excellence is for physicians within the first 5-10 years of appointment to an Academic Health Science Centre. While the qualities of the recipient of this Award should be similar to those for the Richard Rowe Award, sustained levels of excellence and international presence will be less critical.

All clinicians involved in activities within the Department of Pediatrics are eligible for the awards. Members of the faculty are eligible to receive the award once in a five-year period.

Candidates for the awards should demonstrate many of the following characteristics:

  • Exemplary and well-rounded clinician
  • Consistent, durable, and continuous high standard of clinical care
  • Team leader, facilitates collaboration locally and nationally
  • National/international presence
  • Leads in application of clinical evaluative methods to activities of divisions/department
  • Develops new clinical techniques
  • Excellent mentor
  • Leadership role in the department/national development of clinical standards
  • Practices in a collegial manner

Application packages for the above awards are to should be submitted online: www.sickkids.ca/paedsawards/ by the deadline on April 29th

3. The third award, for ‘Outstanding Clinical Contribution’ is a new award introduced in 2012 to recognize the important work being done every year by clinicians to improve the quality and outcomes of the lives of our patients and their families on a daily basis. This award will recognize a paediatrician who has led an initiative in innovative care delivery systems, quality improvement, patient safety, advocacy or other clinical endeavours. This award is open to all physicians who are members of the Department of Paediatrics, full and part-time, junior and senior who have made an outstanding clinical contribution over the last few years. Nominate a colleague who, in the last few years, has for example, led an outstanding high quality initiative, or build a successful new clinical service or program that has enhanced patient care.

Application packages for the above awards are to should be submitted online: www.sickkids.ca/paedsawards/ by the deadline on April 29th

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Education

This is a call for nominations for the Teaching Awards in the Department of Pediatrics.

  1. CanMeds Competencies Awards
  2. Excellence in Continuing Medical Education Award
  3. Faculty Mentorship Award- Recognize physicians for their outstanding approach to mentorship through long-term commitment to mentoring, advising, and coaching of pediatric faculty members.

Application packages for the above awards are to should be submitted online: www.sickkids.ca/paedsawards/ by the deadline on April 29th

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Research

These awards have been established to recognize and honor the contributions of individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and a commitment to research excellence at various career stages.

1) Junior Physician Researcher Award

To recognize outstanding achievements and progress in research by a physician during the first ten  (10) years after initial appointment to the faculty of an academic health sciences centre.  

Click to review the University of Toronto Department of Paediatrics Junior Physician Researcher Award - Terms of Reference

2) Physician Research Award for Scientific Accomplishment

To recognize the accomplishments of a physician who has generated a body of research that is exerting a major impact in a field of study. The awardee will be more than ten (10) and less than twenty (20) years beyond the date of appointment as a faculty member at an academic health sciences centre.  

Click to review the University of Toronto Department of Paediatrics Physician Research Award for Scientific Accomplishment - Terms of Reference

 
3) Physician Research Award for Career Excellence

To recognize sustained excellence in research by a physician who has demonstrated far-reaching impact through innovation and/or leadership. The awardee will be more than twenty (20+) years beyond the initial date of appointment as a faculty member at an academic health sciences centre.

Click to review the University of Toronto Department of Paediatrics Physician Research Award for Career Excellence - Terms of Reference

Nomination Application Packages consist of the following:

  • Nomination Letter
  • Nominee’s CV
  • Letter of support from full time faculty within the Dept. of Paeds

Application packages for the above awards are to be submitted online: www.sickkids.ca/paedsawards/

Please refer to the terms of reference for more details on these awards.

Past Award Recipients

Dr. Richard Rowe Award: Diane Wherrett (2016), Michelle Shouldice (2015), Ronald Grant (2014), Simon Ling (2013), David Chitayat (2012),

Clinical Excellence: Deborah Levy (2016), Tal Schechter-Finkelstein (2015), Eyal Cohen (2014), Carolyn Beck (2013), Yaron Avitzur (2012), Mahendranath Moharir (2012), Ari Bitnun (2011), (2011)

Outstanding Clinical Contribution: Abha Gupta (2016), Not Awarded (2015), Jill Hamilton & Catherine Birken (2014), Sharon Unger (2013), Charlotte Moore Hepburn (2012)-First Award

Faculty Mentorship Award: Jonathan Hellmann & Astrid Guttmann (2016), Rayfel Schneider (2015), Gideon Koren (2014), Patricia Parkin (2013)-First Award

Excellence in Continuing Medical Education:  Golda Milo-Manson & Thomas Waters (2016), Joey Bonifacio, Jason Fischer, Melanie Kirby, Sabine George (2015), Shelly Weiss (2014), Suzan Schneeweiss (2013), Wendy Roberts (2012)

CanMEDS-Subspecialty Fellow:  Daniel Rosenfield (2016), Not Awarded (2015), Adrienne Davis (2014), Peter Gowdie & Marta Wilejto (2013), Ramses Badilla-Porras & Jennifer Harrington (2012

CanMEDS-Core Resident:  Laura Erdman (2016), Shazeen Suleman (2015), Not Awarded (2014), Melanie Ostreicher (2013), Not Awarded (2012)

Junior Physician Researcher: James Dowling (2016) Not Awarded (2015), Mark Friedberg (2014), Yaron Finkelstein (2013), Aleixo Muise (2012)

Physician Researcher Award for Scientific Accomplishment: Rae Yeung (2016), Annie Huang (2015), Kathy Boutis (2014), Prakesh Shah (2011)

Physician Research Award for Career Excellence: Not Awarded (2016), Norman Rosenblum (2015), Philip Sherman (2014), Orlando Carter Snead III (2013), Patricia Parkin (2012)

Administrative Award: Sonia Dos Santos (2016), Suzanne Shek (2015), Sue Morton (2014), Sherry Joy (2013, Rozmin Visram (2012)

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