B.J. Kaufman CTU Teaching Award

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Policy: B.J. Kaufman CTU Teaching Award
Policy Nr: Sec 14
Target Review Date: 2020-07-24
Main Stakeholder: Managing Director


The Barry J. Kaufman CTU Clinician Educator Award was named in November 2005 to recognize a clinician educator amongst the CTU Attendee Group.

The award is granted every two years to one individual who has been on staff for a minimum of three years. The award will be announced at a departmental event.

Criteria for Evaluation

Using the numerical scores from Resident Evaluations of attending physicians over the last four year period, the highest numerical score will determine the names of four individuals with the highest score.

  • Clinical decision maker
  • Feedback
  • Communication with Residents and families
  • Teaching
  • Coaching physical examination skills
  • Back-up for house staff
  • Punctuality
  • Attending as a role model

Last time winners eliminated for 2nd round only, but eligible for 3rd round.

The names will be presented to the Award Selection Committee that will recommend the name of the awardee to the Department Head.

The Award

The award will consist of:

  • A monetary award of $5,000 given to the individual
  • An engraved presentation to the awardee
  • The name of the awardee will be engraved on the plaque in the Department of Internal Medicine
  • The monetary award is regarded as income to the individual and must be included in the individual’s income (non-tithable, taxable).

Prior Winners

Recipient Section Year
Dr. Jonathon Bellas General Internal Medicine 2019
Dr. Joel Nkosi General Internal Medicine 2017
Dr. Carmen Hurd Endocrinology / Metabolism 2015
Dr. Anthony Battad General Internal Medicine 2013
Dr. Amiya Chakraborty General Internal Medicine 2011
Dr. Kinny Lamba General Internal Medicine 2009
Dr. Kim Wiebe N/A 2007
Dr. Ken Van Ameyde General Internal Medicine 2005