BCCFP offers financial awards to residents in the UBC Family Practice Residency Program.

The nomination period is from early January 2022 to March 31, 2022.

Annual Resident awards include:

BCCFP R2 Resident Award

The BCCFP R2 Resident Award is awarded to three R2s graduating from the UBC Family Practice Residency Program. Each will receive $1,500. Recipients will embody one or more of the following:

  • Is passionate about advocating for the value of family medicine
  • Demonstrates professionalism in their daily work
  • Leads by example
  • Influences change, whether through direct action or by the way in which they conduct themselves each day
  • Practises kindness, thoughtfulness and good communication with peers and patients.

Nominations must include at least one supporting letter.

Dr. Manoo and Jean Gurjar Award

The $1,500 Dr. Manoo and Jean Gurjar Award is awarded to two resident physicians in the UBC Family Practice Residency Program. The successful nominee is someone who embodies one or more of the following qualities:

    • Demonstrates an appreciation for family medicine
    • Shows a commitment to practising comprehensive, longitudinal, relationship-based family medicine
    • Is passionate about advocating for the value of family medicine
    • Shows compassion for isolated, at-risk and priority communities
    • Shows an interest in social justice and serving diverse populations
    • Practises good work/life balance and develops resilience
    • Has a kind and supportive communication style
    • Is willing to go the extra mile for family medicine.

Self-nominations are permitted. Nominations must include at least one supporting letter.

 

Resident Nomination Form

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  • Your nomination letter/supporting documents should include:
    • 1. The reason for your nomination
    • 2. A brief biography or resume of your candidate (i.e. educational and community profile)
    • 3. Evidence of your candidate’s significant characteristics relevant to the award in the form of descriptive materials, testimonials or other documentation.
    • 4. Other information that will help our Awards Committee make a decision.
    Supporting documents could include:
    • 1. Letters of support, which may be from allied professionals, patients, community members or others positively impacted by the work of the nominee
    • 2. Any other information which you feel will help the selection committee in its deliberations.
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    If you do not receive a confirmation email within two business days that your nomination was received, please contact office@bccfp.bc.ca