The Department of Medicine supports residents and fellows by offering an annual “Resident Award for Excellence in Medical Education Scholarship”. The purpose of the fund is to recognize a Department of Medicine junior and senior resident for excellence and commitment to scholarship in medical education. Although excellence in teaching is a highly valued activity, this award is not for teaching. The funds are provided to support travel to a medical education meeting, or expenses related to improving skills in education research.
For full details please click Resident Award for Excellence in Medical Education 2016 Terms of Reference
This fund was established in September 2009 by the Department of Medicine and other generous donors in recognition of Dr. Meridith Marks‚Äô contribution to medical education. The purpose of the fund is to recognize excellence and commitment to scholarship in medical education by providing awards to Faculty members registered at the Faculty of Medicine. The funds may be used at the discretion of the recipient for support of a research study, innovation expenses, salary support, and stipend or travel expenses related to medical education initiatives.
Preference will be given to faculty members in the Department of Medicine; however, applications from outside the department will be accepted with priority given to those who collaborate significantly with Department of Medicine educators. Members of the Division of PM&R will be eligible for the award regardless of their departmental affiliation.
The applicant must:
Value of the Award (2016): $10,000.00
Application Contact:¬†Vice Chair of Education, Department of Medicine,¬†Dr. Barbara Power (email@example.com).¬†Applications should be copied to
Nicole Neocleous; firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline:¬†September 18th, 2016
Level of the Award:¬†Clinical and PhD
Terms of References:
2016 Grant Recipients
The Medical Education Research Awards are available to provide salary support for members of the Department of Medicine whose career development is centered in Medical Education. The Education Career awards are intended to encourage and support members of the Department of Medicine to pursue their academic and scholarly interests in medical education.
There are 22 departmental members who have a Masters in Education or are pursuing this degree.¬†¬†The Director of Medical Education,¬†Dr. Susan Humphrey-Murto, oversees education career awards and educational projects that enhance this educational scholarship and facilitate academic careers in this field that will ultimately be beneficial for the department.¬† The department is closely aligned with¬†DIME (Department of¬†Innovation in Medical Education at the University of Ottawa) and with the¬†University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre.