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