Emergency Medicine: Anna Jarvis Award For Teaching Excellence
Anna Jarvis Award for Teaching Excellence in Emergency Medicine
The Anna Jarvis Award for Teaching Excellence in Emergency Medicine was established in 1993 to recognize excellence in formal teaching among the faculty in Emergency Medicine. Formal teaching includes that occurring at bedside, didactic lectures and seminars/workshops.
The FRCP-EM and CCFP-EM programs nominate recipients based on four criteria: academic involvement, clinical exposure, commitment to resident needs, and research activities. A committee, consisting of an ED Chief (named by the department division director), the residency program director, the division director, and two resident representatives reviews the nominees teaching effectiveness and participation. They then select one recipient for each program.
Dr. Smith-Gorvie is a full-time staff ED physician at University Health Network and is a clinician-teacher in the Department of Medicine. Her educational activities include teaching both in and out of the ED at the undergrad and postgrad MD levels. She is also the director of the Clinical Epidemiology Course in the U of T FRCP EM program. Dr. Smith-Gorvie is involved in a variety of research and administrative activities. She has completed her Baking Arts Certificate from George Brown College, and she enjoys playing bass guitar and performing in a band.
Her passion and commitment to improve children’s health outcomes led to collaborations with multiple healthcare professional groups. While the Associate Dean Health Professions, Student Affairs, Toronto, she developed and coordinated student support services. Equal emphasis was placed on student academics, life enrichment and encouragement to become contributing citizens. A committed mentor she continues to support faculty, current and former trainees as their careers evolve, especially international PEM graduates as they introduce PEM in their home countries.
To be eligible, faculty must be:
- Appointed to the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Medicine during the academic year the award recognizes, and;
- Have at least one postgraduate Teaching Evaluation Score (TES) in the POWER system for one of the past three academic year with a top quintile score for that year, and have presented in each of the three past years in at least two of the following activities: Group A/B rounds, Grand Rounds, M&M rounds, Journal Club, mock oral examinations or academic afternoon sessions as listed below.
- Not have won an Anna Jarvis Award in the prior five years.
Among eligible faculty, factors from the past three years to be considered for choosing a winner include, in rank order:
- All TES scores in postgraduate
- Evaluations of other didactic presentations in the year such as Group A and/or B rounds, grand rounds, clinical epidemiology rounds and other divisional education events
- Preparation/teaching of afternoon academic sessions, such as geriatrics, clinical epidemiology, ethics, emergency ultrasound, administration.
- Participates in formal resident mentoring system.
- Attendance/participation at academic half-day case presentations, grand rounds, and monthly journal clubs.
- Participation in bi-annual program oral examinations and written examinations.
- Is involved in supervising resident scholarly activity projects.
- Provides a role model to residents of the importance of academic endeavours via research, education, administrative or quality/safety activities.
All faculty meeting eligibility criteria will be automatically considered. The award is presented during the Research Academic Day and the recipient receives a commemorative plaque
|2017||Telisha Smith Gorvie||University Health Network|
|2016||Margaret Thompson||St Michael's Hospital|
Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
|David Homuth||North York General Hospital|
|2014||Jordan Chenkin||Sunnybrook Health Science Centre|
|Dinesh Krishna||North York General Hospital|
|2013||John King||North York General Hospital|
|Vsevolod (Sev) Perelman||Mount Sinai Hospital|
|2012||Chris Hicks||St Michael's Hospital|
|Michael Wansbrough||Mount Sinai Hospital|
|2011||Karen Woolfrey||Sunnybrook Health Science Centre|
|Nick Scampoli||Credit Valley Hospital|
|2010||Carolyn Snider||St Michael's Hospital|
|Richard Kim||St Joseph's Health Centre|
|2009||Joel Yaphe||University Health Network|
|2008||Anil Chopra||University Health Network|
|Peter Toth||Credit Valley Hospital|
|2007||Brian Steinhart||St Michael's Hospital|
|Angelo Mikrogianakis||Hospital for Sick Children|
|2006||Michael Schull||Sunnybrook Health Science Centre|
|John Foote||Credit Valley Hospital|
|2005||Glen Bandiera||St Michael's Hospital|
|David Dushenski||Mount Sinai Hospital|
|2004||Rick Verbeek||Sunnybrook & Women's College|
|Arun Sayal||North York General|
|2003||Dan Cass||St. Michael's Hospital|
|Samir Patel||Credit Valley Hospital|
|2002||Shirley Lee||Mount Sinai Hospital|
|Laurie Mazurik||Sunnybrook & Women's College|
|2001||Tim Rutledge||North York General|
|2000||Ivy Cheng||Sunnybrook & Women's College|
|John Foote||Credit Valley Hospital|
|1999||Douglas Baggs||St Michael's Hospital|
|Dennis Scolnik||Hospital for Sick Children|
|1998||Joel Lexchin||University Health Network|
|Eric Letovsky||Credit Valley Hospital|
|1997||Howard Ovens||Mount Sinai Hospital|
|Julie Spence||St Michael's Hospital|
|1996||Andrew McCallum||Sunnybrook & Women's College|
|Isser Dubinsky||University Health Network|
|1994||Anna Jarvis||Hospital for Sick Children|
|Margaret Thompson||St Michael's Hospital|
|1993||Laurie Mazurik||Sunnybrook & Women's College|