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Awards Administered by Other Departments

Alfred Edward Covell Scholarship

This scholarship is presented by the Postgraduate Awards Committee on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology to graduate students in Medicine for the advancement of the science of Ophthalmology.

C.P. Shah Award

This award is given by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. It is awarded to the resident enrolled in the Community Medicine Residency Program whose field, or written, report has been judged as the best and of sufficient quality by the appropriate committee of faculty members appointed by the Director of the Program. The awardee(s) will be encouraged to submit his/her report for publication in an appropriate peer-reviewed journal and to make an oral presentation of his/her work at an appropriate academic forum. Recipients will not be eligible in subsequent years.

David Walker Memorial Fund

This award is presented by the Postgraduate Awards Committee on the recommendation of the Chair of Haematology/Oncology.  To be awarded to for graduate studies in the research of Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

Duncan M. Jamieson Memorial Prize

This prize is awarded by the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology to the final year postgraduate resident in Ophthalmology, who has achieved the highest academic standing.

Dr. David A. Scott Award

This award is presented by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry. It is awarded annually to a graduate student doing research in Biochemistry.

Dr. Peter Prendergast – Ontario Shores Prize in Quality Improvement

This prize is awarded to a student in the Department of Psychiatry who demonstrates excellence in quality improvement by achieving the highest grade in the annual Quality Improvement Project.

Freda Noyek Merit Award in Otolaryngology

This award is presented by the ENT Program through a committee of Dr. A. Noyek, or designate, Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology and the ENT Program Director. It is given to a resident or fellow in otolaryngology in recognition of special commitment to patient care and/or academic achievement.

Frederick Papsin Postgraduate Award

This award is presented by the Council of the Faculty of Medicine on the recommendation of the Postgraduate Committee, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with selection by the postgraduate students and Chair of the Postgraduate Committee.  To be awarded to a postgraduate resident in his/her final year of training.  Selection will be made by peer and members of the Postgraduate Committee on the basis of teaching ability, mentorship activities and leadership.

Henry A. Beatty Scholarship Fund

This fund is awarded by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the adjudication committee made up of the Vice-President of Education at UHN, the Chief Operating Officer of Toronto Western Hospital, the UHN Physician-in-Chief and the UHN Surgeon-in-Chief. This fund is awarded annually to a clinical or research fellow working with faculty member(s) whose primary clinical or research work is conducted at Toronto Western Hospital. Applications should be directed to the Vice President of Education, UHN.

Hynek Rothbart Award

This award is presented by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Department of Anaesthesia to the resident or fellow who presents the best paper at the Annual Shields Research Day of the Department of Anaesthesia.

Irving Heward Cameron Memorial Scholarship

These Graduate Scholarships, awarded by the Department of Surgery, are to be presented on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Surgery, with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

James A. McNab Health Promotion Scholarship

Faculty Council presents on recommendation of a selection committee designed by the Associate Dean, Community Health.  To be awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student in the Faculty of Medicine or in the Graduate Dept of Community Health who has demonstrated excellence or the potential for excellence in the area of health promotion.

James H. Richardson Research Fellowship in Anatomy

Faculty Council presents this fellowship on recommendation of a committee consisting of the Chair of the Division of Anatomy and the Course Supervisors of the sections of Gross Anatomy, Histology, and Neuroanatomy. The award may be made to a graduate in Medicine, an undergraduate student in Medicine, or a graduate in science of a university or college approved by the Senate. The holder of the award shall devote her/his entire time to investigation and teaching in the Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery.

J.J. and Kathleen MacKenzie Award

This award is presented to a postgraduate student in Pathology or Medical Microbiology.

John Edward DeToro Scholarship

This award was established in honour of John Edward DeToro by his wife, Diane DeToro, and his children, Michele DeToro and John DeToro, Jr. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a plastic surgery resident who has the highest standing in the annual Clinical and Basic Science Research presentation, and who is not already in possession of another scholarship in that year.

John Gaby Prize in Ophthamology

This prize is given by the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology through the Postgraduate Awards Committee to Faculty Council. It is to be used for the purchase of books and is awarded to the postgraduate fellow who has shown the most satisfactory progress in research and who has presented the best paper at the Annual Departmental Research Meeting.

Karen Jackson Fellowship

This fellowship is presented by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. It is awarded in alternate years to a graduate in Medicine for postgraduate study and/or the promotion of research in mental retardation and allied disorders of the central nervous system.

Knox Ritchie Research Award

This award is presented by Faculty Council on the recommedation of the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with selection by a committee.  To be awarded to equally among a postgraduate resident, fellow and research fellow whose paper at the Annual Dept Research Day is deemed best of each of these categories.

Kris Conrad Merit Award in Facial Plastic Surgery

This award is presented by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology. It is given to a resident or fellow on merit of performing in an exemplary manner and demonstrating outstanding skills in facial plastic surgery.

Norman Saunders Award

This award is presented by Faculty Council on the recommendation of a committee consisting of the Director of Medical Education (Paediatrics), the Chief of General Paediatrics and the two Chief Residents in Paediatrics. It is awarded to a third year resident in Paediatrics for excellence in Clinical Paediatrics.

Percy Hermant Fellowship In Ophthalmology

This fellowship is presented by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. It is given to graduates of Medicine who intend, upon completion of training in Ophthalmology, to practise this specialty in Canada. On awarding this Fellowship, the specific use of funds may be directed by the Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology. The Fellowship will be a supplement to the usual resident’s stipend and under no circumstances may be used in lieu of any stipend or portion thereof.

Robert Edward Gaby Award

This award is given on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Surgery. It is given to a graduate in Medicine in the University who has shown outstanding ability and aptitude in surgery at the University of Toronto, or who is a junior member of the staff of the Department of Surgery.

Roberta Jong Graduate Award

This award is presented by the Faculty of Medicine on the recommendation of an awards selection committee comprised of persons named by the Chair in the Dept of Medical Imaging. To be awarded to registered post-graduate student(s) in the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.  Preference will be given to Faculty of Medicine Radiology Resident(s) or Fellow(s) pursuing further training or research in breast cancer detection or treatment.

Shiley E.O. Pelausa Prize

This award is given by the Postgraduate Residency Program Director of the Department of Otolaryngology to a Year Three Resident in Otolaryngology, based on assessments of performance in the hospitals.

Sim Fai Liu Memorial

This award is given by the Faculty of Medicine on the recommendation of the Division of Geriatrics.  To be awarded to a postgraduate trainee who has expressed an interest in geriatric medicine and is interested in pursuing clinical practice in geriatrics.  Candidates who rotate through a geriatric service would be eligible.  Selection would be based on academic excellence and other qualities that would predispose success in geriatric medicine.

Stella Klotz Fellowship In Pathology

This award is presented to a graduate student who has had at least one year of postgraduate training in pathology and who, while holding the fellowship, is devoting the major portion of time to research in pathology.

Stuart Alan Hoffman Memorial Prize

This prize is awarded upon the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. It is given to a postgraduate student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology who has shown special ability in research. Consideration shall be given to character, as well as research ability, in making the award.

Thomas Donald Hammell Memorial Award In Anesthesia

This award is given by Faculty Council on the recommendation of the Department of Anaesthesia. It is presented to the final year resident, selected by other residents in the program, who has made the greatest contribution to the program.

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