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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 below
    • 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.

Submission deadline
The call for submission has now closed.

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 recipient

2016

Dr. Marie Claire Bourque, Dalhousie University

Dr. Natasha Snelgrove, McMaster University

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