|Each year, the Department recognizes outstanding faculty, residents, staff, and students who have made notable contributions to the Psychiatry Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education Programs, and to scholarly activity, translational research, and clinical care in psychiatry. Awards are presented at both the Annual Clinical Faculty Appreciation and Awards Dinner and at the Annual Department Research Day.|
UBC PSYCHIATRY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERGRADUATE CLINICAL TEACHING
To recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching, the UBC Department of Psychiatry established this teaching award which, each year, honours clinical faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to teaching, mentoring, and serving the students within the MD Undergraduate Program.
UBC PSYCHIATRY RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL TEACHING
Each year, the Department and the UBC Psychiatry Residents Association honours clinical faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to teaching, mentoring, and supporting our residents who are training at various sites across the province.
UBC PSYCHIATRY RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN POSTGRADUATE SUBSPECIALTY CLINICAL TEACHING
The Department and the UBC Psychiatry Residents Association also annually recognizes clinical faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to teaching, mentoring, and supporting our residents who are training in the Child & Adolescent, Forensic, and Geriatric Psychiatry Subspecialty Programs.
TRICEPS (TRANSLATING RESEARCH INTO CLINICAL EXCELLENCE IN PSYCHIATRIC SETTINGS) AWARD
Awarded annually by the UBC Psychiatry Advisory Committee to a faculty member who has excelled in translating research findings into exemplary clinical care, and has demonstrated a commitment to evidence-based psychiatry practice.
RESIDENT UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING AWARDS
Annual awards honouring residents who have had significant and positive impact on the learning of students in the MD Undergraduate Program.
Recipient is a peer-nominated resident who best exemplifies the CanMEDS Competencies of Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Manager, Health Advocate, Scholar, and Professional.
GEORGE DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Annually awarded to a resident who has demonstrated exemplary research and scholarly activity during residency training.
POSTGRADUATE PSYCHOTHERAPY AWARD
Given to a resident who has a strong interest in psychotherapy, has exceeded standard expectations in acquiring psychotherapy skills, and has demonstrated evidence of outstanding development as a psychotherapist.
THE EMILY ELLINGSEN PRIZE FOR SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO THE UBC PSYCHIATRY RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Peer-nominated award recognizing a resident who has made outstanding contributions to the residency program that have resulted in improvements in the training, professional development and/or camaraderie amongst residents.
ISLAND MEDICAL PROGRAM EMILY ELLINGSEN RESIDENT AWARD
Peer-nominated award recognizing a resident training in the Island Medical Program who has embodied the legacy of leadership and compassion of the late Dr. Emily Ellingsen.
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION TO RESEARCH AWARD
Awarded in recognition of a resident who has contributed significantly to the research goals of the program by participating in a research project, publishing and/or presenting at the department Research Day.
SIGNIFICANT LEADERSHIP AWARD
Awarded to a resident who has demonstrated consistent and outstanding leadership within the residency program and/or in other community activities.
THE DR. BRIAN MORRIS MEMORIAL AWARD
Awardee is a resident who has displayed exemplary compassion and empathy combined with clinical excellence.
THE DR. ROBERT KITCHEN MEMORIAL AWARD
Awardee is a resident who has demonstrated excellence in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry training at St. Paul’s Hospital.
THE DR. MARIA CORRAL AWARD
Student-nominated award recognizing a resident who has demonstrated excellence in teaching medical students during the psychiatry rotation at St. Paul’s Hospital.
DR. MEGAN ROBERTS HONORARY SCHOLARSHIP
Recognizing Royal Columbian Hospital residents who have demonstrated excellence, leadership, collaboration and mentorship, as was modeled by Dr. Megan Roberts during her life and career.
STAFF SERVICE AWARDS
Annual awards recognizing outstanding and dedicated staff in the Department who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, and are awarded in the CUPE 2950 Clerical Staff, Management & Professional, and Non-Union Research Technician categories.
THE ANNETTE E. HACKING MEMORIAL AWARD IN MEDICINE
Annual award given to a student with an aptitude for and interest in a career in mental health. Adjudication is based on leadership skills, commitment to community service and demonstrated social conscience.
THE ANDREW NEIL MCTAGGART MEMORIAL PRIZE IN PSYCHIATRY
Offered annually to a medical student who has demonstrated interest and academic achievement in the study of child and adolescent psychiatry, and is made on the recommendation of the UBC Psychiatry Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
THE KRISTIN SIVERTZ MEMORIAL PRIZE IN MEDICINE (Awarded on recommendation by the Faculty of Medicine)
Annually awarded to a third or fourth year medical student who demonstrates development of the core competencies of an exceptional physician early in their medical training.
THE JAY C. CHENG MEMORIAL PRIZE (Awarded on recommendation by the Faculty of Medicine)
Annually awarded to a fourth year medical student who has demonstrated academic excellence in Psychiatry.
DENNIS HARRIS MEMORIAL PRIZE IN PSYCHIATRY
Annually awarded to a third year medical student who has demonstrated academic excellence in Psychiatry.
KATIE AND FRANK CHANG MEMORIAL PRIZE IN BRAIN HEALTH
Annually awarded to a fourth year medical student who has demonstrated a strong academic record, and plans to pursue brain health as a part of their postgraduate training.
OTHER DEPARTMENT AWARDS
ZELDOWICZ CLINICAL SCIENCE / BASIC SCIENCE POSTER AWARDS
Awarded based on an outstanding poster presentation in the clinical science and basic science categories by a non-faculty participant of the annual Department Research Day.
TSUNG-YI LIN AWARD FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH
Awarded based on an outstanding oral presentation in the clinical research category by a non-faculty participant of the annual Department Research Day.
MCGEER AWARD FOR BASIC SCIENCE
Awarded based on an outstanding oral presentations in the basic science category by a non-faculty participant of the annual Department Research Day.
NECIA LAURA MAY ELVIN MEMORIAL PRIZE IN SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH
Awarded to a PhD Student or post-doctoral trainee who has published an outstanding paper that is relevant to schizophrenia.
DEPARTMENT RECOGNITION EVENTS
Clinical Faculty awards are presented at the annual Clinical Faculty Appreciation and Awards Dinner, which is often combined with Research Day and is held in June each year. Research Day is well attended by full academic faculty and clinical faculty in addition to Department students, trainees, and staff interested in Department Research, and the dinner provides an opportunity to recognize the contributions of the Department Faculty.
Research Day provides an opportunity for students and trainees to participate in oral and poster presentations. Awards for students presentations are presented at the end of Research Day.
Additional honours are conferred and presented throughout the year by the Faculty of Medicine and the University. Visit MedNet for details about recognition opportunities and events for staff and faculty.