The Family Medicine Resident Awards for Scholarly Achievement recognize outstanding academic accomplishments by family medicine residents (in their first, second, or third year). These awards are intended to stimulate family medicine research and innovation in education. One recipient or team from each faculty of family medicine across Canada will be selected.

In addition to these awards, all nominations submitted on behalf of francophone family medicine residents will be forwarded to the Awards Committee of the Quebec College of Family Physicians to be considered for the 2018 Nadine St-Pierre Award, which recognizes the best scholarly work of a francophone family medicine resident in Canada. To qualify for the Nadine St-Pierre Award the nomination must include a full manuscript in French describing the scholarly work and a reflection piece by the author.

Eligibility criteria:

Family medicine residents in their first, second, or third year of training are eligible to apply.

Nominees cannot have received this award in the past three years.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

This award has no cash value.

Award recipients will receive a certificate, and their names and project titles will be posted in the Research section of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) website.

Nomination process:

The chair, postgraduate directors, and research directors from each Canadian family medicine residency program are asked to identify the best scholarly work by a resident in their department, using the department’s own criteria. Their nominee will become their school’s recipient of a Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarly Achievement. Only one nomination per university will be accepted.

Nominations must be submitted online.

The deadline is 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 19, 2020.

Please refer to this PDF for nomination requirements.

The Honours and Awards Committee will approve the nominations for these awards and will inform the recipients in July.

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Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine.

In addition to the recipients of the Family Medicine Resident Awards for Scholarly Achievement, all award nominations submitted on behalf of francophone family medicine residents will be forwarded to the Awards Committee of the Quebec College of Family Physicians (QCFP) for the selection of the Nadine St-Pierre Award, which focuses on the best scholarly work by an outstanding francophone family medicine resident in Canada.

Eligibility criteria:

This award is available to family medicine residents in their first, second, or third year of training.

Nominees cannot have received this award in the past three years.

For more information please visit the QCFP’s website.

Please note: As part of the application process posters and PowerPoint submissions will not be accepted.

Selection process:

The chair, postgraduate directors, and research directors from each Canadian family medicine residency program are asked to identify the best scholarly work written by a resident from their department, using the department’s own criteria. Their nominee will become their school’s recipient of a Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarly Achievement. If the paper selected was written in French and the authors are willing to write a reflection piece to accompany it, then the nomination will be forwarded to the Awards Committee of the QCFP to be considered for the Nadine St-Pierre Award.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s Honours and Awards Committee will approve the recipient of this award and inform the recipient formally in July.

Value:

The value of the Nadine St-Pierre Award is $1,000. The recipient will be provided complimentary registration for Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2018 for the day they receive their award. The award will be presented at the Section of Researchers Dinner during Family Medicine Forum 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba from November 4th to 7th.

The recipient will also receive complimentary registration for the Annual Scientific Assembly of the QCFP. The recipient will be invited to present their paper in French at a special session.

If the winning project is the work of a team of several residents the amount of the prize may be shared among the residents involved.

Nomination process:

Nominations must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 19, 2020.

Nominations must be submitted online.

Please visit the QCFP’s website for nomination requirements.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors.

The Patient Education Grants for Family Medicine Residents encourage family medicine residents to become involved in the planning and development of patient education. The grants support residents in doing projects focused on patient education and/or Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations during their training (e.g., research, developing learning tools) and in the creation and promotion of materials, tools, and presentations that specifically address gaps in patient education resources and update existing information.

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must be residents at the time of application.

R1 and R2 applicants must be enrolled in a Canadian residency training program.

R3 applicants must be enrolled in an enhanced skills program.

Applicants must be College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) members.

Projects must be started during the applicant’s residency.

Projects must be completed within the applicant’s first year of practice.

The applicant must have no identified potential conflict of interest.

Applicants cannot be in active practice.

Applicants cannot have received this grant in the past three years.

Please note: As part of the application process posters and PowerPoint submissions will not be accepted.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

Up to three awards will be presented each year in the amount of $2,000 each: $1,000 is provided as initial funding and $1,000 is awarded when the project is completed.

An additional amount up to $1,500 will be available to cover registration fees and travel related to attending a conference for presentation purposes.

Application process:

The application window opens on December 12, 2019.

Residents must apply online.

The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 19, 2020.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

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Selection process:

The CFPC’s Patient Education Committee will recommend the recipients to the national Honours and Awards Committee.

Notification of the results will be sent by email in July.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and Scotiabank.

Dr. Henry Becker, FMF 2018, Toronto

The Research Awards for Family Medicine Residents recognize family medicine residents in their first or second year of training for excellent research carried out and completed prior to June 1, 2020.

Eligibility criteria:

Family medicine residents who have completed a research project in 2019 are eligible.

Residents in a third-year training program are not eligible.

Applicants cannot have received this award in the past three years.

Please note: As part of the application process posters and PowerPoint submissions will not be accepted.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Value:

The recipient will be invited to deliver a special presentation during Family Medicine Forum 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba from November 4th to 7th.

The recipient will receive complimentary registration for Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day at FMF 2020, as well as up to $1,000 to offset the costs of travel and other expenses related to attending FMF.

If the winning project is the work of a team of several residents the amount of the prize may be shared among the residents involved.

Nomination process:

Nominations must be submitted online.

The deadline is 4:00 p.m. (ET) on June 19, 2020.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

Submit Your Nomination Now

Selection process:

The chair and research directors of each family medicine residency program will identify the most outstanding research project conducted by a resident or team of residents in their program in 2020. Only one nomination per university will be accepted.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s Section of Researchers will evaluate the nominations and recommend the recipients of these awards to the national Honours and Awards Committee. There are two awards available.

The recipients and research directors will be notified of the results formally in August.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors.