The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) has partnered with Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanistic Healthcare, Canada, to bring you the AFMC – Gold Humanism Award and lecture.The inaugural award will be presented at the 2019 CCME Award Ceremony in Niagara Falls on April 14, 2019.
Founded in 1943, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) represents Canada’s 17 faculties of medicine and is the voice of academic medicine in this country. AFMC member faculties graduate over 2,700 MDs per year; teach over 11,500 undergraduate medical students; train over 15,000 postgraduate trainees; employ nearly 48,000 full and part-time faculty members and undertake over 3 billion dollars of biomedical and healthcare research annually.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanistic Healthcare, Canada, and The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are pleased to announce the first recipient of the AFMC–Gold Humanism Award and Lecture: Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, a renowned physician and medical leader who has created an innovative model of care for the homeless. You can learn more about Dr. Turnbull and the AFMC-Gold Humanism Award HERE.
The AFMC – Gold Humanism Award and Lecture was created in 2018 to emphasize, reinforce and enhance the importance of humanistic qualities among medical school students and faculty. The nominations are open to physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team who practice in Canada or practitioners and researchers in health professions education.
AFMC accepted nominations from July 5th until September 28, 2018 for the AFMC – Gold Humanism Award and Lecture. The nomination period is now closed.