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Dr. Jock Murray Resident Award

Resident leadership in global health

The Dr. TJ (Jock) Murray Resident Award for Leadership in Global Health is in recognition of a resident at the Dalhousie Medical School who demonstrates an ongoing commitment and leadership in global health.

Dr. Murray is a former dean of Dalhousie Medical School and professor of medicine (neurology), as well as a founding director of the Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit. He held the first Chair of Medical Humanities at Dalhousie.

Dr. Murray has appointments in the Department of Medicine, the Division of Medical Education and Medical Humanities, and has cross-appointments in the Departments of History, Family Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology. He was elected a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and he is an Officer of the Order of Canada. He is an advocate for the values within global health.

Deadline: March 4, 2018

To nominate

To nominate a resident, please complete the Nomination Form (including supporting documents) and submit all to gho@dal.ca by the deadline.


The award consists of a plaque, a cash prize ($1000) and an opportunity for the recipient to present their work at a global health event.

Past recipients of the Dr. TJ Jock Murray Resident Award for Leadership in Global Health include: