International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)

Awards

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 2022 Residency Education Awards call for nominations is now closed.

Awards

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 2022 Residency Education Awards call for nominations is 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 their program. Up to two awards are presented annually.

2021 award recipients:

  • Azim Gangji, MD, MSc, Pharm, FRCPC, FACP (McMaster University)
  • Jonathan Gaudet, MD, MSc, FRCPC (University of Calgary)

 

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.

2021 award recipients:

  • Nada Gawad MD, MAEd, FRCSC (University of Ottawa)
  • Malika Ladha, MD, FRCPC (University of Calgary)

Program Administrator Award for 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 their program.

2021 award recipient:

  • Jan Taylor (McMaster University)

International Medical 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 their program.

2021 award recipient:

  • Daniel Schumacher, MD, PhD (University of Cincinnati)

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.

2021 award recipient:

  • Arjan Hura, MD (University of Cincinnati)

ICRE Top Paper and Top Poster Awards

Each year, the top research paper; top resident paper; top quality improvement paper; and top What Works? papers are selected by a panel of judges.

 

Top Research Paper 2021

The most crushing thing: Understanding Assessment Burden for Residents in CBME
Presented by: Dr. Mary Ott, Western University, London ON

Top Resident Research Paper 2021
“Reduced to my race once again”: Perceptions about underrepresented minority students admitted to medical school in North America
Presented by: Dr. Hailey Barootes, Western University, London ON

Top What Works 2021
Creating and Sustaining the Pivot to Virtual Primary Care: Implementation and Evaluation of the Virtual Care Competency Training Roadmap (ViCCTR) in a large postgraduate residency program
Presented by: Dr. Batya Grundland, University of Toronto, Toronto ON

Best Poster 2021:
126 – Beyond the duty of call: Examining psychiatry residents’ experiences of on-call education
Presented by: Dr. Niloofar Izadi, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON