The annual Cancer Education & Robert V. Brady Awards recognize Princess Margaret health care workers that go above and beyond every day in many ways:

  • By demonstrating excellence in education for patient care
  • By creating or supporting innovative treatments and programs
  • By displaying exemplary compassion, advocacy and patient care
  •             Thank You for Nominating Your Peers!

          
    Nominations are now closed for 2019

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    Awards Categories

    Click on the specific award listed below to learn more about the award and nomination criteria.

    Innovation in Education

    The Innovation in Education Award recognizes an individual or team who has contributed to an exceptional and innovative educational program or experience for learners of any kind at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

    Nominees use innovative or creative learning tools or strategies, foster a supportive learning environment, and stimulate critical thinking and problem solving through mentorship and innovative approaches. Nominees stand out for excellence, innovative spirit, and commitment to learners.

    Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Education

    The Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Education Award recognizes outstanding contribution and commitment to Cancer Education.

    Nominees have demonstrated their commitment to patient and family education through resource development, demonstration of exemplary patient education skills, and compliments or testimonials by patients and families. Or, nominees have contributed to learner fieldwork/placement, clinical lab or small group experiences, student research, continuing professional development, best practice forums, or faculty development.

    Excellence in Education Support

    The Excellence in Education Support Award recognizes outstanding contribution to education programs through programmatic support.

    Nominees demonstrate exemplary support and dedication in ensuring an education program is well managed and coordinated. This may include going above and beyond by taking initiative to improve learner satisfaction, anticipating needs and responding pre-emptively, drawing attention to gaps or inefficiencies and taking steps to improve processes.

    Robert V. Brady Award for Best Resident

    The Robert V. Brady Award recognizes two residents, one from medical oncology and one from radiation oncology, who demonstrate that they have made a significant contribution to patient and the oncology community within the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

    The resident should represent the best qualities that you would wish to see in an oncologist: demonstration of academic excellence; compassion, caring and advocacy for patients, patients' families and colleagues; and exceeding expectations of supervisors and colleagues to ensure that patients are well cared for, thereby contributing significantly to the clinical team.

    Best Fellow Award

    The Best Fellow Award at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre recognizes a fellow in a clinical fellowship program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre who has made a significant contribution to patients and the oncology community within the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

    The fellow should represent the best qualities that you would wish to see in an oncologist: demonstration of academic excellence; compassion, caring and advocacy for patients' families and colleagues; and exceeding expectations of supervisors and colleagues to ensure that patients are well cared for, thereby contributing significantly to the clinical team.

    In addition, nominees must be in a clinical fellowship program (within the Radiation Medicine Program, the Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Surgical Oncology or the Department of Supportive Care) and be in good academic standing.

     

    Nomination Process

    Who can nominate

    Staff physicians, nursing and allied health professionals at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre can nominate their colleagues.

    Nominations are now closed for the 2019 cycle. Check back in Spring 2020 for the next round of nominations.

     

    Selection Process

    Nominations were reviewed by the Cancer Education Awards Committee in August 2019. Winners were notified in September 2019.

     

    Congratulations to the winners for 2019

    The Cancer Education & Robert V. Brady Awards Ceremony was held on Monday September 30, 2019. We would like to announce the exemplary winners for 2019. Please join us in congratulating them!


    Excellence in Education Support Award

    Celina Dara, Clinical Site Leader, Pharmacy, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    For helping to develop and implement the first general hospital pharmacy residency program with a focus on oncology and standardizing the clinical onboarding and training of all new pharmacists at the Princess Margaret.


    Innovation in Education Award

    The Hans Messner Allogeneic Transplant Program
    For their Allo Online Education and AlloBMT Self Medication Education Programs that are helping to improve patient care and support patients and their caregivers.


    Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Education Award

    Lori Bernstein, Neuropsychologist, Cancer Rehab and Survivorship, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    For her work on the Brain Fog course and other courses in Cancer Rehab and Survivorship for patients, both in person and eLearning.


    Best Fellow

    Hamzeh Albaba, Clinical Research Oncology Fellow, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    Jelena Lukovic, Senior Radiation Oncology Fellow, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    For their significant contributions to patients and the oncology community within the Princess Margaret.


    Robert V. Brady Award

    Rachel Glicksman, Chief Radiation Oncology Resident, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    Lawson Eng, Medical Oncology Fellow, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    For their significant contributions to patients and the oncolgoy community within the Princess Margaret.


    Past Winners

    2018

    Excellence in Education Support: Emma Ito, Maitry Patel

    Innovation in Education: Cancer Answers Development Team - Janet Papadakos, Meredith Giuliani, David Wiljer, Nazek Abdelmutti, Michelle Snow, Vince Addario, Jeffrey Cardozo, Andrew Stechkevich, Adam Latuns

    Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Education: Andrea McNiven, Monique van Prooijen

    Best Fellow: Fabio Moraes

    Robert V. Brady Award: Kirstin Perdrizet, Sangjune Laurence Lee

    2017

    Excellence in Education Support: Team - Marcia Bowen, Emily Milne, Jasmine Hamilton

    Innovation in Education: Jackie Bender

    Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Education: Supriya Kulkarni

    Best Fellow: Amy Prawira, Blake Murphy, Pablo Munoz

    Robert V. Brady Award: Stephanie Lee, Sylvia Ng

    How to nominate

    1. Click the link to open the nomination form: Princess Margaret Cancer Education 2019 Nomination Form [PDF].
    2. If using Chrome or Firefox browsers, click the Download icon (arrow button) in the top right corner.
      If using Internet Explorer browser, click the Save icon in the top left corner.
    3. From your Downloads folder (or wherever you saved the PDF), open the form and fill it out.
    4. Save your completed form.
    5. Email the completed form to CancerEduAwards@uhnresearch.ca by June 28, 2019.
    Last reviewed: 11/3/2019
    Last modified: 11/4/2019 10:56 AM