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ICRE 2016 Residency Education Award

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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 2016 ICRE planning committee, would like to congratulate all the recipients of the 2016 awards.

Call for Residency Education Awards nominations:

  • The call for submission has now closed.

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.

Moyez B. Ladhani, MD, FRCPC, McMaster University.
2016: Moyez B. Ladhani, MD, FRCPC, McMaster University.

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.

Marie Claire Bourque, MD, FRCPC, Dalhousie University Natasha Snelgrove, MD, FRCPC, McMaster University
2016: Marie Claire Bourque, MD, FRCPC, Dalhousie University and Natasha Snelgrove, MD, FRCPC, McMaster University

International Residency 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.

Jamiu O. Busari, MD, University of Maastrich/Zuyderland Medical Centre
2016: Jamiu O. Busari, MD, University of Maastrich/Zuyderland Medical Centre

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.

Jordan D. Bohnen, MD, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital
2016: Jordan D. Bohnen, MD, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital

Program Administrator Award for Innovation and 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.

Candice Stroud, McMaster University
2016: Candice Stroud, McMaster 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.

Royal College/JGME Top Research in Residency Education Paper 2016: Feedback credibility in a formative postgraduate OSCE: Effects of examiner type. Dr. Lynfa Stroud.

Royal College/JGME Top Resident Paper 2016: Resident evaluations of faculty: Resident versus faculty perspectives. Dr. Roochi Arora, McMaster University.

Top What Works? Paper 2016: Emergency medicine with follow-up: A situated learning model for teaching inpatient medicine to emergency medicine residents. Dr. Chris Merritt, Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Top ICRE Poster Presentation 2016: Use of the surgical teaching rubric improves technical skills' acquisition and retention. Dr. Marina Y. Ibrahim, McGill University.

Past Award Winners

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