Colin Woolf Sustained Excellence in Teaching of CPD

Colin Woolf Sustained Excellence in Teaching of CPD

Award Criteria

  • Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrated subject mastery
  • Demonstrated excellence in the ability to stimulate and engage learners (for example through creativity, innovation, style, enthusiasm, commitment, effectiveness and/or originality)
  • Demonstrated effective use of appropriate teaching resources and instructional methodologies

Award Eligibility

  • All faculty affiliated with University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine are eligible for the award; minimum of 5 years CPD teaching experience for consideration
  • Please refer to Terms of Reference for further details

Required Submission Requirements

  • Executive summary and letter of nomination that addresses the award criteria, outlining the nomineeโ€™s accomplishments, and the nominatorโ€™s reasons for supporting the nomination. Please describe the nomineeโ€™s creativity, innovation, style, enthusiasm, commitment, effectiveness and originality in teaching
  • Up to date CV highlighting CPD teaching activities and invited talks or presentations (including, if relevant, repeated invitations or keynote speaker invitations)
  • Summary of evaluation/outcome data from multiple teaching endeavors (please do not submit raw evaluation data)
  • Participant comments
  • Two letters of peer support (letter or email accepted)

Optional Submission Requirements

  • Program material including handout-outs, web pages or syllabi. Please include a brief description of this material and why it is relevant to the nomination

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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).


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