Resident Award

Resident leadership in global health

The Dr. TJ (Jock) Murray Resident Award for Leadership in Global Health was established in 2010 to recognize excellence within residents at Dalhousie Medical School who demonstrate commitment to global health as they advocate for marginalized populations and explore new ways to engage in clinical service, education and research in underserviced populations in Canada and abroad. 

Dr. Murray is a world-renowned expert in multiple sclerosis, medical humanities and medical history. Dr. Murray is a former Dean of Dalhousie Medical School; Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University and remains active in the Medical Humanities Program. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and member of the Order of Nova Scotia. Dr Murray is a strong advocate for the values within global health.

To nominate

To nominate a resident, please complete the Nomination Form (including supporting documents) and submit all to 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: