Dr. Marnie Hinton Resident Award for Physician Wellness

The Dr. Marnie Hinton Award for Resident Physician Health, jointly sponsored by the Alberta Medical Association’s Physician and Family Support Program and the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, is awarded annually to medical residents who have demonstrated an interest in physician health.

Eligibility

  • University of Alberta: To be awarded to a resident physician currently enrolled in a postgraduate medical education program at the University of Alberta who has demonstrated an interest in physician health through a project or initiative. Residents are welcome to apply for the award; please contact the U of A Office of Advocacy & Wellbeing for more information.
  • University of Calgary: To be awarded annually to two resident physicians in satisfactory academic standing who have demonstrated significant contributions to the advancement of physician wellness .To receive this award, residents must be nominated by a Cumming School of Medicine program director or faculty member. Please submit letters of nominations to Dr. Jaelene Mannerfeldt, Director of Resident Affairs and Physician Wellness (residentwellness@ucalgary.ca). Please visit cumming.ucalgary.ca/pgme/current-trainees/awards for more information.

Amount

Three awards are made each year:

  • The first is an award of $1,000 presented in the spring to a U of A resident physician.
  • The second and third awards, each for $500, are presented in the fall to two resident physicians from the U of C.

Deadline to apply

  • U of A: The 2018 award was presented to Dr. Zafrina Poonja in June 2018. Please check back for opportunities to apply for the 2019 award.
  • U of C: The deadline for submission of nominations is October 15. Please submit letters of nominations to Dr. Jaelene Mannerfeldt, Director of Resident Affairs and Physician Wellness (residentwellness@ucalgary.ca).

Contact

Do you have general questions about the Dr. Marnie Hinton Resident Award for Physician Wellness? Contact PFSP@albertadoctors.org for more information.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.