Charles Mickle Fellowship Award



This award is to be given annually to a medical educator who has contributed to one or more areas of the medical education continuum (undergraduate, postgraduate and/or continuing professional development) at the University of Toronto. This award recognizes an individual who, within the preceding 10 years, has contributed to the advancement and promotion of sound knowledge of a practical kind in medical art or science.


One award may be presented annually. The winner will receive a certificate with a financial prize. Winners will be notified directly. Faculty recipients will be recognized at the Faculty’s Annual Educational Achievement Celebration event.

Nomination Process

  • Nominations can be made by any faculty member or trainee. Self-nominations will not be accepted. 

  • Faculty member nominations must be supported by a Department Chair. 

  • The nominator is responsible for the collection and submission of the award nomination package and informing the nominee of their nomination. 

  • The nomination cover letter must be addressed to Dr. Patricia Houston, Vice Dean, Medical Education, and must reference the award: Charles Mickle Fellowship Award.

Criteria and Considerations

  • Demonstrated contribution to positive and lasting positive change in medical education. 

  • Demonstrated ability/achievements as an advocate for a positive learning environment. 

  • Demonstrated collaborative partnerships with individuals, communities, and organizations. 

  • Demonstrated contribution to medical education scholarship. 


The electronic submission packages must include the following required documents: 

  1. A letter from the Department Chair outlining how the candidate has met the criteria a stated within the preceding 10 years. The letter should not exceed two pages. Only one letter per candidate will be considered.    
  2. A Curriculum Vitae of the candidate. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Selection Process

The nominations will be reviewed and ranked by members of the Medical Education portfolio. The nominating chairs and winners will be notified in April. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Vice Dean, Medical Education


Monday, March 18, 2024