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LECTURESHIPS & BUSARIES : Urology Faculty Teaching Award

The terms of reference for this award is as follows:

We, as a Division, feel urologic education is a vital divisional activity and want to continue to create a learning environment that encourages, promotes, and respects resident education. Consequently, excellence in resident teaching should be recognized in the Division of Urology. This will be by an annual teaching award given to the division of urology staff that has shown excellence in teaching the residents. The award will consist of a plaque and of course the pride that accompanies it. We would like this to be an award based on objective criteria and voted on by the residents.

The award criteria are a divisional member whom:

  1. Creates and advocates a respectful learning environment conducive to resident education.
  2. Shows a keen interest and enthusiasm for urology resident education.
  3. Facilitates intra-operative teaching focusing on positive feedback and graduated responsibility.
  4. Actively engages in bedside teaching and emphasizes “teachable moments” during clinical activities.
  5. Performs formal teaching duties during resident half-day in a thorough, exemplary and organized manner.