Drs J. Paul Caldwell, Coburg, ON, Patrice Laplante, Sherbrooke, QC; and Jody Ching, Abbotsford, BC, FMF 2012 Toronto, ON
Supported by the Research and Education Foundation of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Associated Medical Services (AMS)
The awards are named in memory of the late Dr Mimi Divinsky for her role as a pioneer in narrative medicine in Canada.
These awards recognize the best narrative accounts of experiences in family medicine submitted to the Stories in Family Medicine database each year by CFPC members or medical students.
Three awards will be offered each year:
- One for a story in English from a CFPC member
- One for a story in French from a CFPC member
- One for a story in French or English from a family medicine resident or medical student
The awards will be presented at a special session at Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2013 in Vancouver, BC, held November 7 to 9, 2013. Award-winning stories will also be published in Canadian Family Physician.
Stories can be submitted online or can be sent by mail, fax or email to:
The College of Family Physicians of Canada
CFPC History and Narrative Committee
2630 Skymark Ave, Mississauga, ON L4W 5A4
Stories sent by mail, fax, or email must be accompanied by a completed submission form.
Stories must be submitted between April 2, 2012 and April 1, 2013.
Please refer to Eligibility and Value for further details.
The CFPC History and Narrative in Family Medicine Committee will select the award-winning stories and will recommend the recipients to the national Honours & Awards Committee. Notification of results will go out in August 2013.