The Department of Family Medicine is proud to recognize the achievements of our faculty members and administrative support staff. These awards will be granted annually to nominees who have earned distinction in their work at the department.

Residents are recognized in a variety of ways, including at Unit resident graduations, and at the annual Research, Inquiry and Opinion (RIO) Day in June.

Award Winners


We encourage you to nominate your colleagues and help us recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our members.

Nomination Deadline

Nominations are now being accepted for faculty and staff for our Department of Family Medicine awards. Note that nominations will be accepted until Friday, April 5th .

Submission Process

Nominations can be submitted via the Faculty Nomination Form and the Staff Nomination Form (500-word submission). Nomination text exceeding 500 words can be submitted directly to Roslyn Ahrens [email protected].


All Faculty with a full-time or part-time Faculty position in the Department of Family Medicine, as well as research and administrative staff are eligible. An award can be granted at any point in a career. Nominations can be made for the same individual across different award categories.

Selection Process 

The Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) is composed of the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Unit and Program Directors from each of the teaching sites, and other senior leaders from the Department of Family Medicine. The DAC will review nominations and determine the award recipients based on the selection criteria.

The faculty and staff award winners will be announced and presented with their awards at RIO Day.

Faculty Awards

Please review the award categories below.

Staff Awards

Please review the award categories below. 
Note that we adhere to the principles of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) when considering staff nominations.