Distinguished Teacher – Educator Award

Nomination deadline is October 14, 2024.

Recognition to a rheumatologist who has made an outstanding contribution to teaching and/or education in Canada. The nominator and seconder must be CRA members in good standing (when nominating). The award nominee must be a CRA member in good standing (when nominated and awarded). The award nominee must be an accomplished Canadian Rheumatologist of high professional calibre who has significantly furthered education in Canada in one or more of the following areas:

  • role as a teacher;
  • role as a leader in education;
  • overall contribution to teaching and/or education.

The scope of the teaching/education activity can be aimed at the local, regional or national level, community or university-based and can impact on teaching/education at the lay, undergraduate, postgraduate or CME levels within medicine and the related allied health professions.

Scoring criteria (all criteria are scored out of 10):

  1. Role as a teacher
  2. Role as a leader in education
  3. Overall contribution to teaching and/or education

Scores are not to be mathematically combined or averaged. A high score on one criterion is sufficient to win award.

The award consists of a $2,500.00 cheque and a framed certificate.