Resident Leadership Award

Family Medicine including Enhances Skills Program

Instituted in 2020, this award recognizes a Dalhousie Medical School resident in a Family Medicine or Family Medicine Enhanced Skills program who has demonstrated outstanding leadership. Areas of leadership could include but are not limited to advocacy, research, community engagement, mentorship of students and/or other residents, or administration. Nominees must be in a residency program at time of nomination to be eligible.


2021: Dr. Colin Boyd (MD'18, PGY 3)


Dr. Boyd is a dedicated resident, having completed his family medicine residency and currently finishing a year in emergency medicine training at Dalhousie. He continues to advocate for his colleagues at both an individual and systemic level as the resident representative on the NS College of Family Physicians Board of Directors and a member of the Resident Doctors of Canada National Resident Survey Project Team. The former includes being the conduit between family medicine residents in Nova Scotia and the college as well as promoting and supporting research and wellness for family medicine residents.

Past award recipients

2020: Dr. Stephanie Fong (PGM'20)