International Conference on Residency | September 26-28, 2019
Awards

ICRE Awards


Each year during the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE), trailblazing medical educators and resident leaders are recognized for their valuable contributions and accomplishments within the field of residency training, advocacy and practice.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, along with the 2019 ICRE planning committee, would like to congratulate all the recipients of the 2018 awards.

Awards are presented at the International Residency Education Awards Dinner on Saturday, September 28. Click here for more information.


Program Director of the Year Award

This award is given annually to a program director who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing residency education as evidenced by innovation and impact beyond his/her program. Up to two awards are presented annually.

2018: Bradley Petrisor 2018: Bradley Petrisor MSc, MD, FRCSC
McMaster University
Hilary Writer, MD, FRCPC, University of Ottawa 2018: Hilary Writer MD, FRCPC
University of Ottawa

Kristin Sivertz Resident Leadership Award

This award is given annually to a resident who has demonstrated leadership in Canadian specialty education and encourages the development of future leaders in medicine. Up to two awards are presented annually.

2018: Kimberly Williams, MD, FRCSC 2018: Kimberly Williams MD, FRCSC
University of Calgary
2018: Jena Hall, MD, MEd, Queen’s University 2018: Jena Hall MD, MEd
Queen’s University

International Medical Educator of the Year Award

This award is given annually to an international residency educator who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing residency education as evidenced by innovation and impact beyond his/her program.

2018: María Trinidad Hoyl, MD 2018: María Trinidad Hoyl MD
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

International Resident Leadership Award

This award is given annually to an international resident who has demonstrated leadership in specialty education and encourages the development of future leaders in medicine.

2018: Charle Viljoen, MBChB, MMed, FCP(SA)
2018: Charle Viljoen MBChB, MMed, FCP(SA)
University of Cape Town

2018: Debraj Mukherjee MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh

Program Administrator Award for Excellence

This award is given annually to a Residency Program Administrator (PA) who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing residency education as evidenced by innovation and excellence beyond his/her program.


2018: Micheline McDonald, Queen’s University 2018: Micheline McDonald
Queen’s University
ICRE Top Paper and Top Poster Awards

Each year, the top conference paper; top resident paper; top poster presentation and top What Works? paper are selected by a panel of judges onsite, during ICRE. Winners of the Top Paper and Top Poster Awards are invited as special guests and recognized at the International Residency Education Awards Dinner. Recipients receive a certificate, and have their accomplishments featured on the Royal College website and in publications.

Top Paper 2018

A grounded theory study of assessment anchors in postgraduate medical education: Forthcoming opportunities and ongoing tensions
Presented by: Dr. Nancy Dudek, University of Ottawa

Top Resident Paper 2018

Does the operative experience of UK general surgery trainees reflect the entrustment model of competency assessment?
Presented by: Dr. Elizabeth Elsey, University of Nottingham

Top Resident Quality Improvement Paper 2018

Resident practice-sharing in an academic family medicine teaching unit: Exploring effects on patient care and the resident educational experience
Presented by: Dr. Stephenson Strobel, Department of Policy Analysis and Management

Top What Works 2018

From resident-as-teacher to resident-as-role model: Enhancing resident teaching skills curricula
Presented by: Dr. Robert Sternszus, McGill University

Top Poster 2018

Video-Assisted Septoplasty (VAS): The future in teaching septal surgery, results of a prospective comparative study on the learning process in the operating room
Presented by: Dre. Hélène Maillé, Université de Montréal