Mimi Divinsky Award for History and Narrative in Family Medicine

Dr Martina Scholtens, North Vancouver, BC, FMF 2016 Vancouver

This award is made possible through the generous donations made to the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).

This award is named in memory of the late Dr Mimi Divinsky for her role as a pioneer in narrative medicine in Canada. It recognizes the best submitted narrative account of experiences in family medicine.

One award will be offered each year in either English or French to a CFPC Physician member, family medicine resident, or a medical student.

All submitted stories will be publicly available on the CFPC website at: Stories in Family Medicine.  The award-winning story will also be published in Canadian Family Physician

The award will be presented at the Awards Gala, taking place during  Family Medicine Forum (FMF)  in Montreal, November 8 to 11, 2017.

Submission Process

Stories must be submitted online at:  https://cfpc-grants-nominations.fluidreview.com/

The deadline to submit your story is February 1, 2017, 4pm EST/EDT.

Please note: Application window opens on December, 9th.

Please refer to Eligibility and Value and Terms for further details.

Selection Process

The CFPC History and Humanities Committee will select the award-winning story and will recommend the recipient to the national Honours & Awards Committee. Notification of results will go out in July.

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