Dr. Gerald Edelist Award


Established in 1996, the Dr. Gerald Edelist Award is awarded to a faculty member in recognition of excellence as a clinical teacher of residents in anesthesia. Dr. Edelist was the 5th Chair of the Department of Anesthesia, serving the University of Toronto from 1988-1993. This award is given to a department faculty member who is judged to be an outstanding teacher of residents in our program. It may be given annually if the selection committee identifies a worthy recipient. An individual may receive this award only once in any ten year period.

Nomination criteria may include:

  • An excellent teaching record over at least three years
  • Excellence in clinical teaching, lectures, and seminars
  • Demonstrated interest and activity to improve teaching
  • Development of innovations to improve learning
  • Involvement in educational research
  • Active involvement in educational committees and/or administration

Members of the Department of Anesthesia are invited to nominate candidates. Residents wishing assistance in a nominations should contact their hospital coordinator.

Award Winners