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Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership Award

This award is given to a resident who has demonstrated leadership in Canadian specialty education and encourages the development of future leaders in medicine. Up to two awards will be presented annually. Award winners will receive a plaque recognizing their contribution as well as complimentary travel and registration to the International Conference on Residency Education.

Eligibility

The resident must be enrolled in a Royal College-accredited residency program.

Criteria

  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership skills during his or her residency training.
  • Contribution to the advancement of the profession of medicine, the welfare of residents or the quality of residency education.
  • Evidence of strong role modelling and mentorship ability among peers.
  • Embodies or integrates the CanMEDS Roles.

Nominations

  • Nominations are to be submitted by a resident or resident peer (current or recently graduated), along with a letter of support from a postgraduate dean, program director, department chair or division director (maximum of two letters).
  • Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Individuals may be re-nominated in subsequent years; however, previous winners of the award will not be eligible to win again.

Submissions

  • Nomination submissions must include the following:
    • the official award nomination form, completed
    • nomination letter from a resident or resident peer (current or recently graduated), addressing every element of the criteria above
    • a second letter of support from a postgraduate dean, program director, department chair or division director
    • curriculum vitae of the candidate (no more than 3 pages in length)

Selection

Applications for this award are adjudicated by a subcommittee of the Awards Committee of the Royal College.

The call for submissions deadline is April 5, 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Click here to download the nomination form .

Contact us
Office of Specialty Education
Telephone: 613-730-8177, ext. 170; toll-free 1-800-668-3740, ext. 170
Email: icreawards@royalcollege.ca

Past recipients

2018

Jena Hall, Queen’s University

Kimberly Williams, University of Calgary

Click here to see a list of past ICRE award winners.