Inter-professional Health Care Team Continuing Education Award

Overview

The successful candidate will receive a certificate and a $500.00 award.

Background

With the increasing recognition of the importance of exceptional health care teams in the provision of quality health care, continuing professional developers are developing interprofessional team continuing education activities designed to enhance interprofessional team practice.

Criteria for Award Selection

  • Description of program
  • Impact on enhancing/improving IPE evident
  • Needs Assessment
  • Evaluation
  • Evaluation ratings (from participants) and comments
  • Learning Outcomes /Fulfillment of course objectives

Requirements

  • Nomination by Departmental Chair or a departmental faculty member
  • A letter of support from the nominee’s Departmental Chair or Departmental CPD Director
  • Supporting documentation includes:
    • Description of the interprofessional health care team educational program or intervention
    • Website address where the program may be viewed
    • Needs assessment data
    • Evaluation data
    • An evaluation of the effect on team performance and/or health outcome
    • Participant comments
    • Participant letters of support (minimum of 2, maximum of 5)
    • An executive summary giving the compelling reasons why the candidate and the continuing education program is worthy of an award.

Terms of reference

  • All faculty affiliated with University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine are eligible for the award
  • The program must be University of Toronto-accredited through the Continuing Professional Development office.
  • Candidates will be nominated by their departmental chair OR a departmental faculty member

Submission Requirements

  • Description of the inter-professional health care team educational program or intervention
  • Website address where the program may be viewed (or attached copy of program)
  • Description of needs assessment with data (where relevant)
  • Evaluation data
  • An evaluation of the effect on team performance and or/health outcome
  • Participant comments
  • 2 letters of peer support (letter or email acceptable)
  • A letter of support from the nominee’s Departmental Chair or Departmental CPD Director (letter or email acceptable)
  • An executive summary giving the compelling reasons why the candidate(s) and the continuing education program is worthy of an award (can be combined/part of nomination letter)

Award Value

$500.00 award and Certificate will be issued to the successful candidate

Download the Inter-professional Health Care Team Continuing Education Award Evaluation Form

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Awards & Fellowships

CPD has eight annual Awards in Continuing Education that recognize excellence in research, scholarship, innovation, teamwork and long term commitment to continuing education for faculty at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. View last years awards winners.

Click on the name of the award to learn more.

Awards Deadline

Deadline for nominations for the previous academic year is November 30 (If November 30 falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following working day).

Awards Eligibility

  • All faculty affiliated with U of T Faculty of Medicine are eligible for consideration.
  • Awards are in recognition of U of T accredited Continuing Education courses only.
  • An individual who has been previously nominated and has not won an award remains eligible in a succeeding year. A new submission is required.
  • An individual will not normally be considered for an award if he or she has won the award in the previous five years. They are however eligible to apply in another category.

Contact

Vashty Hawkins
(416) 946-7903
vashty.hawkins@utoronto.ca