The BCCFP’s annual awards program recognizes exceptional family physicians, residents and medical students. The unique College Coin honour is awarded throughout the year.

Annual family physician awards
Please note that the deadline for nominations for our 2019 family physician awards has now passed. A big thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate a family physician or team for one of the annual awards. We will announce the recipients in mid-May, as part of our celebration of BC Family Doctor Day on May 19.

My Family Doctor Award
The My Family Doctor Award is the BCCFP’s patient-nominated award that honours the patient-doctor relationship. Nominations from patients or family members are due by March 31 each year.

BC Family Physician of the Year
The BC Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes a family physician who provides exemplary care to patients and takes part in activities that contribute to excellence in family medicine. Nominations are due by March 31 each year. The BCCFP may also nominate the recipient of this award for the CFPC Reg L. Perkin BC Family Physician of the Year Award.

First Five Years of Practice Award
The First Five Years of Practice Award recognizes an exceptional family physician in the early stage of his or her career. Nominations are due by March 31 each year.  

Small Changes, Big Difference Award for Quality and Innovation (new in 2019)
The Small Changes, Big Difference Award for Quality and Innovation recognizes a BCCFP member (or team) whose work has had a positive impact on practice management or patient care. Nominations are due by March 31 each year.

College Coin honour – awarded throughout the year
The College Coin is a unique BCCFP initiative designed to honour family physicians who deserve recognition for their work. Nominations are considered throughout the year, and it’s easy to nominate a colleague.

Exceptional Teacher honour – awarded throughout the year
The Exceptional Teacher honour recognizes some of BC’s dedicated community-based teachers and mentors. Nominations are considered throughout the year.

Resident awards – deadline for submissions March 31, 2019
The BCCFP offers financial awards for residents in the UBC Family Practice Residency Program, including a leadership award. Nominations are due by March 31 each year.

Medical students – deadline for submissions July 31, 2019
The BCCFP’s financial awards for medical students are for fourth-year students entering the UBC family medicine residency program. The usual deadline is July 31 of each year.