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PARO Resident Teaching Award

Nominate a deserving NOSM University Resident! 

PARO Resident Teaching Award  

The PARO Resident Teaching Award has been established as an annual award of $1000 to honour one resident in each Ontario medical school. The recipient of the award will be a resident who provides outstanding clinical teaching experiences to junior house-staff and clinical clerks.   

Nomination Criteria & Requirements 

Nomination Criteria 

The nominated resident: 

  • Displays outstanding commitment to teaching and education of the junior house-staff and clinical clerks.  
  • Demonstrates the realization that teachers and students are partners in the learning environment in healthcare thereby always treating all learners and colleagues with respect.  
  • Demonstrates a welcoming receptivity to students’ questions.  
  • Displays a genuine interest in students’ personal development and well-being.  
  • Assists in the learner(s) in achieving learning objectives. 
  • Conveys information clearly and in an organized fashion.  
  • Is a full time resident in a College of Family Physicians of Canada or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada residency program at NOSM University. 

 Nomination Requirements 

Nominations are due by noon February 12, 2024 and may be made by completing and submitting the following to the Postgraduate Medical Education Office via email 

  • A completed nomination form (must be nominated by minimum 2 people)
  • A copy of the nominee’s cv
  • A letter of nomination outlining how the nominee meets the nomination criteria which includes the following: 

            ⇒  a list of teaching responsibilities held by the resident  

            ⇒ examples of positive statements indicating teaching success. 

            ⇒ examples supporting the way in which the resident meets the outlined criteria are crucial