Critical Care Medicine Awards

The following accolades are awarded by the Program Director and Education Committee:

The John Granton Award

Dr. John Granton, Professor, Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Respirology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Program Director, Critical Care Residency 2001-2010.

Awarded for: Outstanding contribution to Critical Care Education

Criteria: Nominated by the trainees in the Division of Critical Care Medicine; Contributions to Critical Care Education of great significance locally, nationally, or internationally; Teaching evaluations

Eligibility: Appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; The Program Director and members of the Executive Committee are not eligible whilst in office

2015 Winner: Dr. Simon Abrahamson

 

The Simon Abrahamson Award

Dr. Simon Abrahamson, Associate Professor, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toronto, and Education Program Director, 2001-2015.

Awarded for: Outstanding academic achievement and performance

Criteria: Nominated by the Faculty of the Division of Critical Care Medicine; Contributions to clinical medicine or science of great significance locally, nationally, or internationally; Examination performance; Rotation evaluations

Eligibility: Training appointment with the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto; Registered with Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Toronto; The nominee can be registered in an Adult or Pediatric, Clinical or Research position.

2015 Winner: Dr. Ray Guo

 

The Art Slutsky Prize

Dr. Art Slutsky, Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Respirology, University of Toronto, Division Director, 2001-2013.

Awarded for: Best (overall) abstract presented at Art Slutsky Day – the Divisional Academic Day in June.

Criteria: The Abstract Committee will choose leading abstracts in sub-sections, usually: Clinical Medicine, Physiology, Translational Science, and Quality Improvement.The Art Slutsky Prize winner will be selected from the four section winners following oral presentation and questions. Selection will be based upon criteria including, (but not limited to): originality, methodology, and quality of presentation and defence

Eligibility: Abstract must be original work and un-published; First or second author must be a registered trainee within the Faculty of Medicine in a clinical or research program; Presenting author must be a registered trainee within the Faculty of Medicine in a clinical or research program

2015 Winner: Dr. Natalie Silverton

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