This is posted on behalf of Resident Doctors of Canada. We would like to congratulate Dr. Tsang on receiving the RDoC Mikhael Award for Medical Education!
Dr. Conrad Tsang of the University of British Columbia is one of five Canadians recognized for their contributions to improving the lives of resident doctors in Canada
April 24, 2020 – Ottawa, Canada – Dr. Conrad Tsang, a PGY-4 resident in Public Health & Preventive Medicine and Clinical Faculty member for Family Medicine at the University of British Columbia, is being honoured nationally for his contributions to improving undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in Canada. Dr. Tsang is receiving the RDoC Mikhael Award for Medical Education, resident category. He shares this award with Dr. Stuart Murdoch, a family physician at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Emily Stewart, President of RDoC, said: “As champions of excellence in medical education, RDoC is highly appreciative of those who look at the current environment and seek to make the training experience the best that it can be. Implementing change is never easy, and it is an honour to recognize individuals such as Dr. Tsang who have made it part of their mandate as medical educators.”
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RDoC Awards will be presented to their individual recipients at a future date once restrictions on physical distancing have been lifted.
About Dr. Tsang
Dr. Conrad Tsang is a PGY-4 resident in Public Health & Preventive Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Clinical Faculty member for Family Medicine and he currently practices seeing priority populations as well as student mental health. Dr. Tsang has made numerous contributions to medical education throughout his residency. He teaches the Foundations of Scholarship and Flexible Enhanced Learning (FLEX) courses and mentors a number of medical students at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Tsang has also contributed countless volunteer hours at all levels, including serving on accreditation survey teams for the Royal College of Physicians of Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and representing RDoC’s members on the Royal College’s Committee on Specialty Education, Assessment Committee and Health & Public Policy Committee. Dr Tsang’s achievements have previously been recognized with a number of awards, including the Resident Teaching Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Peter Grantham Teaching Award from the University of British Columbia.
About Resident Doctors of Canada
Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) represents over 10,000 resident doctors across Canada. Established in 1972, we are a not-for-profit organization providing a unified, national voice for our membership. RDoC collaborates with other national health organizations to foster excellence in training, wellness, and patient care.
About the RDoC Awards
Through its Awards Program, RDoC honours individuals who have contributed to improving various elements of the lives of resident doctors in Canada. There are currently three awards bestowed annually in the following categories: (a) wellness, (b) medical education, and (c) service to resident doctors.
Past recipients have included resident doctors, program directors, postgraduate medical education (PGME) administrators, and organizations that support resident doctors. RDoC award recipients gain both national and local recognition for their efforts.
Biographies of all RDoC Award Recipients can be found by clicking on this link.