Medical Education Awards

Name Sponsor Type/Eligibility Deadline
Abraham Flexner Award
 
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Award granted to an individual for extraordinary contributions to medical education community.
May
Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Award
 
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Award recognizes significant contributions to medical education made by gifted teachers.
May
Women in Medicine Leadership Development Award
 
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Award recognizes an individual or an organization for contribution to develop women leaders in academic medicine, including improvement of educationl and professional environment and nurturing students.
Spring
NEGEA Awards in Medical Education Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
To promote excellence in the education of medical students, residents, and physicians through the professional development of medical educators.

*Awards are given to those who attend the conference. Cannot nominate if they don't attend.*

Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
To emphasize the importance of faculty development and to recognize an individual or a group in Canada who has made an exceptional contribution in the area of Faculty Development.

October

Charles Boelen International Social Accountability Award The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
Aims to celebrate people or organizations whose professional accomplishments are an example of the principles of social accountability implemented as defined in the Global Consensus for Social Accountability of Medical Schools

December

Clinical Teacher Award The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
Aims to emphasize the importance of excellence in clinical teaching and to recognize an individual in Canada who has provided exceptional clinical teaching contribution.

October

John Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
Awarded to an individual or group who has developed innovative print materials, e-learning or other teaching aids that have aided medical education initiatives in under/ postgraduate or continuing medical education in Canada.

October

May Cohen Equity, Diversity, and Gender Award The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
Recognizes outstanding effort or achievement of an individual(s), program(s), department(s) or faculty in improving the gender equity environment in academic medicine in Canada.

October

President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
To recognize excellence for national leadership in academic medicine - providing leadership on national collaborative activities that provide frameworks for curriculum in health education; guidelines for faculty on teaching approaches or recruitment and student support, faculty affairs; advocacy for excellence in medical education or research in medical education; bio-medical or health services research.

October

Young Educators Award The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
Recognizes individuals within their first 7 years as faculty who have produced change within their university or the medical community as a whole through their vision, work, and interaction with colleagues. The award is open only to candidates with MD or graduate degrees.

October

Faculty Interprofessional eHealth Award The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
Is team-based with recipients from Canadian schools of nursing, medicine and pharmacy who demonstrate exceptional leadership and commitment to teaching interprofessional education, patient-centred collaborative practice enabled by digital health solutions.

October

ASPIRE-to-Excellence Award The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
Three spheres have been selected for assessment: Assessment of students, Student engagement in the curriculum and in the medical school, and Social responsibility and accountability as a mission.

January

Lifetime Achievement Award The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
Awarded to someone who AMEE feels has made a considerable contribution to Medical and Healthcare Professions Education.

 

Miriam Friedman Ben-David New Educator Award The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
Will go to a person who has made an extraordinary effort and contribution within the field of medical education.

January

Gold Professorship Program Arnold P. Gold Foundation
To promote the importance of humanistic medicine and professionalism in medical education.

Spring

Certificate of Merit Award Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME)
Promotes, recognizes, rewards faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools. Promotes CAME at Canadian medical schools.

December

Alan Blizzard Award
 
Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)
The award is designed to stimulate and reward collaboration in teaching by recognizing teaching development work by a group on a common project. Two or more individuals, one of whom must be teaching at a Canadian University, are eligible to apply.
March
Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence McGill University, Faculty of Medicine
This program recognizes outstanding contributions to education in the health professions in the areas of: teaching; educational leadership and innovation; faculty development; and research and scholarly activity in medical education.
January

Additional information for the Committee on Honours and Awards can be found here.

Some medical education awards are organized through other departments such as the Faculties of Dentistry or Science, therefore you will need to consult their respective websites for more information.