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Recognition Opportunities

Learn about faculty awards and deadlines in the Faculty of Medicine.

A Call for Nominations for a number of Faculty of Medicine Awards are circulated each Fall and the recipients are selected in the early Spring. The recipients and their guest are invited to the Annual Faculty of Medicine Awards Reception where their awards are presented by the Dean.

Faculty of Medicine Awards  

Awards for Excellence in Mentoring Early Career Faculty
Description​The award recognizes faculty members who have formally been identified as mentors and who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the professional and personal development of faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers.  Up to three $1,000 cash awards are available.​
Deadline​

May 5, 2017

More Info Nomination Overview
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients

 

Clinical Faculty Award for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Description​Recognizes senior Clinical Faculty members who have demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching over the course of  their careers. Three awards are available.  Each award consists of a financial prize of $1,000.
Deadline​May 5, 2017
More Info​ Nomination Overview
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients

 

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Description​Recognizes excellence in teaching by Clinical Faculty members at a Clinical Academic Campus. Three awards are available. Each award consists of a financial prize of $1,000.​
Deadlines​May 5, 2017
More Info​

 

Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Community Practice Teaching
Description​Recognizes Clinical Faculty members throughout BC who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made an educational impact in a local community. One award for each of the four regions in BC is available.  Each award consists of a financial prize of $1000.​
Deadlines​May 5, 2017
More Info​ Nomination Overview
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients

 

Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award​ ​
Description​Recognizes extraordinary members of the Faculty of Medicine who have had sustained distinguished careers at UBC in the areas of research, teaching and/or service.​
Deadlines​May 5, 2017
More Info​ Nomination Overview
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients

 

Distinguished Achievement Awards
Description​Recognize individuals whose performance during an assessment period (January 1 to December 31) was particularly meritorious.  Full time faculty members will be selected at an annual meeting of Department Heads/School Directors to receive additional merit as a Faculty of Medicine award.  Up to 12 awards in total may be made each year.​
NominationNominations are only made by Department Heads or School Directors of the Faculty of Medicine​
Deadline​May 5, 2017
More Info​ Criteria and Process
Nom​ination Form (MS Word)
List of Previous Recipients

 

Distinguished Service to CME-CPD Award
Description​Presented annually to any individual affiliated with the UBC Faculty of Medicine in recognition of substantial long term contributions to Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine​.  Award recipients receive an honorarium of $1,000.
Deadline​May 5, 2017
More Info​ Continuing Professional Development​​
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients

 

Innovation in CME-CPD Award
Description​Presented annually to any individual, a group or an organization or a specific Continuing Medical Education/ Continuing Professional Development program affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine in recognition of outstanding innovation and/or creativity with original work in the area of CME/CPD programming.​  Award recipients receive an honorarium of $1,000.
Deadline​May 5, 2017
More Info​ Continuing Professional Development​​
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients
 

 

Faculty of Medicine ​Long Term Service ​
​Description
​Faculty are recognized for Long Service Contributions to the Faculty of Medicine (at least 25 years) with a certificate and small gift provided by the Dean’s Office. Presentations are made by the respective Department Head or School Director at an appropriate department/school event.

In addition, the UBC Quarter Century Club, coordinated by UBC Ceremonies, holds a dinner each year to recognize full-time faculty members and librarians with 25 or 35 years of service and to present new inductees with a pin and gifts.  
Contact ​Email the Dean's Office for further information. ​

  

Awards Report​
Descritpion​The FOM Annual Awards Report, which is posted on the web each Fall, includes the names of faculty and staff members who have been the recipients during the previous calendar year, of an external award that meets the criteria for inclusion. Email the Dean's Office for further information.​
​​Reports
Contact​Email the Dean's Office for further information.
  

 

Awards with Faculty of Medicine Internal Deadlines  

UBC Killam Teaching Prizes
Description​Adjudicated within each Faculty and recognized university-wide. The prizes are awarded annually, from the Killam Endowment Fund, to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching.​
Deadlines
FoM internal deadline: February 17, 2017
UBC deadline: March 15, 2017
More Info​ UBC Office of the Provost & VP Academic
Nomination Overview
Nomination Form
List of Previous Recipients

 

UBC Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund
Description​
Created to fund ideas, programs etc. that demonstrate enhancement of teaching and leaning that benefits a significant number of students directly (e.g. curriculum, servcies, resources) and/or indirectly (e.g. training of faculty and staff in new learinging technologies)​
​Deadlines​FoM internal deadline: November 4, 2016
UBC deadline: November 18, 2016
More Info​

 

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) Awards
Description​
The following AFMC awards recognize excellence in Canadian medical faculties relating to medical education:
Deadlines:​FoM Internal deadline: October 13, 2016
AFMC deadline: October 31, 2106
More Info​

  

Certificate of Merit Award - Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME)
Description​
This award is to promote, recognize and reward faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.  It consists of a certificate and CAME membership for one year.  For those who are already CAME members, their membership will be extended for one year.​
Deadlines:​FoM Internal dealine: January 13, 2017
CAME deadline: Janaury 27, 2017
More Info​

 

Other University of British Columbia Awards

BC Health Association Legacy Award
Description​The British Columbia Health Association Legacy Award will be given to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the development of health policy, health leadership or health care governance in the province.​
More Info​ UBC Health

 

John F. ​McCreary Prize

Description​A prize is awarded each year for the best example of a health care initiative in BC that demonstrates innovative cooperation between three or more health care disciplines.​
More info​ UBC Health

 

Learn more about UBC recognition programs and awards for faculty members on the Focus on People website, including Killam Teaching and Research Prizes.