CAME Awards

CAME Certificate of Merit Award

Submission Deadline - December 8, 2017


To promote, recognize and reward faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.

To promote CAME at each of the Canadian medical schools.

The Award

The CAME Certificate of Merit Award consists of a certificate and the opportunity to write an article for the CAME Voice. The number of awards to be given in any year will be determined by the CAME Executive on an annual basis/university.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. All contributors to medical education in each school are eligible (undergraduate, postgraduate, CME/CPD and Faculty Development). Recipients need not be members of CAME.
  2. Recipients will have made a contribution to medical education deemed to be valuable within their medical school (teaching, assessment, evaluation, educational leadership, course coordination, education, research)
  3. Recipients should not have already been nationally awarded for this contribution.
  4. Members currently serving on the CAME Executive, CAME Board of Directors or the CAME Awards Committee are not eligible.

Selection Process

  1. CAME requests each CAME Board school representative begin the process via email which will include the submission deadline date.
  2. The local CAME representative will set up a selection committee and a mechanism for identification and selection of candidates from their institution.
  3. The local CAME representative will submit the name(s) of the award winners and their contact information together with a) a brief one paragraph description of achievements AND b) a maximum 140 character comment for each of the awardees. Submissions are to be emailed to CAME Awards Committee at
  4. CAME will receive and confirm nominations and notify the awardees by email.
  5. The Certificate of Merit Awards will be presented at CAME's Annual General Meeting at CCME. It is an expectation that the COM awardees will attend where at all possible.
  6. CAME will acknowledge each recipient on its website and through Twitter.
  7. Each school is encouraged to disseminate information about their own awardees.


2018 Certificate of Merit Award Recipients

University of British Columbia Dr Brenda Hardie, Dr Adam Peets, Dr Joana Gil-Mohapel
University of Alberta Dr Ron Oswald, Dr Brian Sonnenberg, Dr Helen Steed
University of Calgary Dr Adrian Harvey, Dr Vincent Grant, Dr Gregory Kline
University of Saskatchewan Dr Maryam Mehtar
University of Manitoba Dr Aviva Goldberg, Dr Michael West
University of Toronto Dr Nicole Woods, Dr Rick Penciner
University of Western Ontario Dr George Kim, Dr Jennifer Vergel De Dios
University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa Dr Jean Philippe Vaccani, Dr Alison Eyre
Northern Ontario School of Medicine Dr Tom Crichton
Queen's University Dr Randy Wax, Dr David Taylor
McMaster University Dr PJ Devereaux, Dr Sharon Marr, Dr Ana Hategan
Université Laval Dre Julie Fortin, Dr Mathieu Leboeuf, Dr Robert Delage
Université de Sherbrooke Pr Doan Hoa Do, Pr Louis Gagnon, Pre Micheline Boucher
McGill University Dre Melina Vassiliou. Dr Barry Slapcoff, Dr Todd McConnell
Université de Montréal Dre Mélanie Vincent, Dre Véronique Castonguay, Dr Jean-Sébastien Lebon
Dalhousie University Dr Robert Boulay, Dr Geoff Williams
Memorial University of Newfoundland Dr Tanis Adey