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Helen P. Batty Awards

In 2005, the CFD established awards to recognize excellence in faculty development programming and teaching in the Faculty of Medicine (FoM), University of Toronto (UofT). Nominations are open to faculty members in the FoM, UofT.

2022 Nomination
Period is now open

Helen P. Batty Awards for Excellence and Achievement in Faculty Development

The 2021 Helen P.Betty awards nomination period is now open. Nominations are due on Monday February 21st 2022 at 5pm.

Thank you for considering submitting a nomination for the Helen P. Batty Awards! As part of your nomination package, please specify in which of the 3 categories the nominee should be considered. There will be a maximum of 2 awards given each year. Please note that this does not mean 2 awards will be given in each category but rather 2 awards given from across all 3 categories.

Faculty Development is a broad range of activities that institutions use to renew or assist faculty, supervisors, preceptors, field instructors, clinical educators, and status appointees in their roles. These activities are designed to help people succeed in and improve skills in teaching, education, administration, leadership, scholarship and advocacy.

If you have concerns about whether your nomination falls within the domain of Faculty Development, please do not hesitate to contact the Helen P. Batty Awards administrator for clarification and further information (see below).

The three categories are:

  • Sustained Excellence in Teaching as a Faculty Developer
  • Innovation in Program Development and Design
  • Sustained Contribution to the Field of Faculty Development

Please click here to download the full awards criteria.

Submission Details: Please submit your nomination package to Lisa at

Questions? Contact Lisa at

Award Details

Nominations due: Monday February 22, 2022 at 5pm

Criteria: Download full criteria and categories here

A maximum of 2 awards will be given each year over 3 categories

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2021 Winners

2020 Winners

Risa Bordman and TeamExcellence in Innovation in Program Development and DesignFor the project: Supporting Faculty to Incorporate Virtual Supervision of Learners in Medical Care
Viola AntaoSustained Excellence in Teaching as a Faculty Developer
Latika NirulaSustained Excellence in Teaching as a Faculty Developer

2019 Winner

2018 Winners

Jana LazorSustained Contribution to the Field of Faculty Development
Rick PencinerSustained Excellence in Teaching as a Faculty Developer
Ivan SilverSustained Contribution to the Field of Faculty Development

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