Program Awards

The BScPA Program would like to acknowledge achievements by students, alumni and teachers/faculty in the program. As of July 2017, this will be an annual process. Nominations are open year round. All nominations received by August 31 will be considered for the November awards ceremony.

Summary of awards:

Award description Eligibility nomination selection criteria
1. BScPA Program Academic Achievement (Student Award) Academic Achievement of a graduating Physician Assistant Student A Year 2 BScPA Student in good standing n/a Student with the highest cumulative grade point average (cGPA) in their cohort, upon program completion (15 credits)
2. PA Student of the Year (Student Award) Demonstration of exemplary qualities of a Physician Assistant by a Year 2 PA student

A Year 2 BScPA Student in good standing.

 

Nominated by peers, self, faculty or PA/MD teachers
  • collaborates
  • service
  • leadership
  • advocates
  • scholarly activities
  • professional

3. PA Student Clinical Excellence Award (Student Award)

**NEW for 2019**

Demonstration of clinical excellence by a Year 2 student in his/her clinical rotations A Year 2 BScPA Student in good standing Nominated by preceptors Excellent example of all CanMEDS-PA Roles in the clinical environment

4. PA Student Leadership Award (Student Award)

**NEW for 2019**

Demonstration of strong leadership skills by a PA student throughtout the BScPA Program A Year 2 BScPA Student in good standing Nominated by peers, and/or faculty Excellent leadership skills for the duration of the BScPA program

5. PA Student Scholarly Excellence Award (Student Award)

**NEW for 2019**

Excellence in the Year 2 Quality Improvement (QI) project by a Year 2 student A Year 2 student who has completed a Quality Improvement project PAP265 Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Course Director nomintates top 3 QI projects to the selection committee Scholarly work that contributes to quality Improvement with potential positive impact on patient care/the health care system
6. Excellence in Teaching Award (Faculty Award) Outstanding teaching in the BScPA Program Any teacher (including facilitators and preceptors) in the BScPA Program Nominated by students
  • Contributes to student learning as a role model for others
  • Commitent to quality teaching
7. PA Role Model Award (Faculty Award) Outstanding Physician Assistant involved in the BScPA Program Canadian Certified Physician Assistant involved in the BScPA Program Nominated by students, peers, self, faculty or PA/MD teachers
  • Demonstrates the key roles that define a Physician Assistant

8. Faculty Scholar Award (Faculty Award)

**NEW for 2019**

Demonstration of  excellent scholarly work by a BScPA teacher BScPA Faculty member, teacher/facilitator, or teaching assistant who has published or presented scholarly work at the local, provincial, national or international level Nominated by students, peers, self, faculty or PA/MD teachers Publication/presentation that has impact on PA education or the health care system

9. PA Preceptor Excellence Award (Preceptor Award)

**NEW for 2019**

Excellence in the clinical environment by an MD or PA preceptor for the BScPA Program Any MD or PA preceptor involved in the BScPA Program who works with a BScPA learner in the clinical environment Nominated by students Clinician involved with the BScPA Program who demonstrates excellence in all CanMEDS/CanMEDS-PA roles
10. PA Rising Star Award (Alumni Award) Outstanding contributions to the PA Profession by an alumna/alumnus of the BScPA Program A graduate of the BScPA Program Nominated by peers, self, faculty or PA/MD teachers
  • collaborates
  • service
  • leadership
  • advocates
  • scholarly activities
  • professional
Full awards information is found here:  PDF iconPA Program Awards 2019.pdf (928.94 KB)
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