2020 - Early-Career Leadership in Medical Education
The Award for Early-Career Leadership in Medical Education honors new Royal College Fellows (with 7 or fewer years of post-training full-time practice) who have shown outstanding leadership, initiative, service and/or innovation in medical education and/or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Nominees for this award will have:
- Shown creativity, initiative and commitment to making a significant contribution within a post-graduate medical education and/or CPD context;
- Conducted outstanding scholarly activities in specialty medicine education/CPD, such as through program or curriculum design, translation of medical education research into teaching/CPD, teaching, or mentorship;
- Been active and effective at the local (e.g., University), provincial/territorial and/or national level; and/or
- Acted as a positive and effective role model for peers and colleagues.
- The Awards Committee of the Royal College, which selects the recipient annually at their fall meeting, may add to the list of nominations.
- The Awards Committee may also conduct its own research regarding the proposed nominees.
- Only one award recipient will be named in any given year; however, the award may not necessarily be bestowed annually.
- Has held Royal College Fellowship for at least one year;
- Has been in full-time practice (clinical or academic) for not more than seven years post-training (not including any leaves of absence);
- Self-applications are ineligible;
- Unsuccessful nominees may be re-submitted, however recipients are not eligible for future nomination.
- Nominations must be submitted by Fellows of the Royal College.
- In addition to the nominator’s letter, two additional letters of support may be included.
- It is strongly recommended that the nominator or one supporter be a Dean, Vice Dean/Postgraduate Dean/CPD Dean or Program Director of a Royal College accredited Faculty of Medicine, or representative of a National Specialty Society involved in provision of CPD.
- A CV must accompany the nomination package.
- The recipient will be recognized at a Royal College Annual event, such as the Residency Education Awards Dinner or Convocation.
- Travel and related expenses of the award winner will be paid in accordance with Royal College guidelines.
- The awardee will also receive a suitably engraved recognition, and a monetary prize of $1,000.
11:59 p.m. September 13, 2019. Late submissions will not be considered.
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