OCFP Awards

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The OCFP Awards recognize excellence in community and medical leadership, outstanding contributions in teaching and exceptional teamwork among family physicians across Ontario.

Nominated by their colleagues, Awardees exemplify the outstanding skill, knowledge and dedication of family physicians, and the vital work family doctors do every day to help keep Ontarians healthy.

OCFP Awards are made in five categories, described below, and the Ontario Family Physician of the Year is selected from the Regional Family Physicians of the Year.

Nominations are now closed for the 2018 Awards.

Ontario Family Physician of the Year

The Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) family physician member from Ontario who exemplifies the best of what being a family doctor is all about, including exceptional care of patients combined with a significant contribution to the health and well being of communities and society in general.  The award is named in honour of Dr. Reg L. Perkin, CFPC Executive Director from 1985 to 1996. The Reg L. Perkin winner is chosen from the Regional Family Physician of the Year award winners.

Regional Family Physicians of the Year

The Regional Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes seven physicians - one from each region of the province - who provide exemplary care to their patients and are passionately involved in activities that contribute to excellence in family medicine.

Community Teacher of the Year

The Community Teacher of the Year Award celebrates excellence in a community family medicine preceptor. This award is nominated by Ontario’s family medicine residents and medical school students. 

Family Medicine Resident of the Year

The Resident of the Year Award recognizes outstanding teaching skills and commitment to education among family medicine residents currently enrolled in a family medicine residency program in Ontario.

Family Practice of the Year

The Family Practice of the Year Award celebrates the accomplishments and hard work of the members of selected family practices in delivering comprehensive services and continuity of care for their patients. 

Awards of Excellence

The Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding contributions in a specific area pertaining to the specialty of family medicine: patient care, community service, hospital or health-care institutions, College activities (CFPC or OCFP), teaching, research or other elements of the academic discipline of family medicine.