Awards for Health Educators, Professionals + Community Partners
~The 2019 UBC Health Awards Competition WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN OCTOBER 2019~
Nomination Deadline: TBA
These awards are open to health educators, professionals, and community partners in health who have made significant contributions to the advancement of health care education and practice. Nominees may be from or outside of the University of British Columbia. Nominations must be supported by at least two nominators.
Click on the award links below for further details on eligibility criteria.
The McCreary Prize was created to recognize and promote interprofessional teamwork in the health and human service professions. The award is named after Dr. John F. McCreary, the first Coordinator of Health Sciences at the University of British Columbia. It is intended to draw attention to Dr. McCreary’s vision of interprofessional collaboration in clinical work and education and the value of a team approach in meeting the health care needs of British Columbians. The first McCreary Prize was awarded in 1994.
The Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education Teaching honours an outstanding educator or teaching team that demonstrates effective teaching of interprofessional competencies to health profession students in the classroom setting, that support excellence in the delivery of patient-centred care.
The Practice Education Award honours an individual or health care team that provides outstanding interprofessional collaborative patient-centred education in the practice setting for pre-entry to practice-level students.
The Award for Outstanding Leadership in Advancing Interprofessional Professional Development honours an outstanding individual or health care team that promotes professional development in the areas of collaborative teaching among different health care professionals and/or collaborative patient-centred practice to support excellence in the delivery of patient-centred care.
Named after long-time community educator, R. Paul Kerston, this annual award was established in 2014 to honour outstanding community educators who have made a difference to student learning at UBC.