The Dr. Frank S Rutledge Award for Excellence in Critical Care Teaching
Call for Nominations
Who can be nominated?
How are they nominated?
Upon receipt of the letter(s), the nominee will be contacted by the Chair to confirm the nomination and request a current CV.
The selection committee will consider both recent and career contributions by the nominees. If a nominee is a past winner, the committee will give more weight to recent contributions. The letter(s) will be the primary information the Selection Committee has to make a decision. On occasions where nomination letters are deemed not to uphold the qualities that constitute the award, the Selection Committee will not give an award for that particular year.
Areas that the Awards Committee will consider include:
To acknowledge the particular values and interests of the late Dr. Frank S. Rutledge, specific attention will be given to teaching related to communication, administration and professionalism.
How are the winners chosen?
The Award winners are chosen by the Dr. Rutledge Award Selection Committee. This committee is chaired by the Chair, Critical Care Western, and is comprised of the Canadian Critical Care Society President, Canadian Critical Care Society Education Committee Chair, Critical Care Canada Forum scientific program chair, the Critical Care Western Program Director and the previous recipient of the award. Should there be a conflict of interest, in that a nominee is a member of the selection committee, the individual in question will not participate on the committee for that year. Please remember that nominations are judged on the quality of information provided in the supporting letter(s).
What do the winners receive?
The winner will also receive a letter. The winner will be honoured at the Critical Care Canada Forum, where he/she will be invited to deliver a lecture.
The winner will also be presented with a plaque, and a $1,000.00 honorarium.
Who do I contact with questions? Where do we send nomination letters?
Mailing Address for letters:
Dr. Wael Haddara
Or by Fax: (519) 663-8813
Or by E-mailing Dr. Haddara’s Administrative Assistant: Jessica Sturt-Smith - email@example.com
This is an important opportunity to recognize those who have made a remarkable contribution to the future leaders of critical care in Canada. We thank you for taking the time to acknowledge Canada’s outstanding clinical teachers in memory of one of our very best teachers, Dr. Frank S. Rutledge.
What is the deadline?
Previous recipients of the Frank S. Rutledge Critical Care Teaching Award: