Resident of the Month Award

(Links to the nomination form available at the bottom of the page)

(To view previous winners of this award, click on the appropriate year: 2022, 2021, 2020)

Objective: To improve resident well-being by recognizing and rewarding resident colleagues with exceptional achievements while maintaining a work-life balance.

Eligibility: All MarDocs residents are eligible to be nominated, with the exception of the Wellness Chair(s) as they are responsible for overseeing the awards process. Nominations can be submitted by fellow-residents or any work colleagues who finds the recipient worthy of recognition. Nominations can be made by completing the nomination form at, explaining why the nominee merits recognition.

Nominees: The MarDocs Resident of the Month nominee should be a resident physician who exemplifies a balanced lifestyle and well-being. She/he should be noteworthy in one or many of the following areas:

  • academic accomplishments
  • research activities
  • social events
  • family life
  • athletic pursuits
  • community involvement
  • humanitarian service
  • leadership
  • well-being initiatives

Please include any particular event or patient/co-worker encounter that made this person stand out as exemplary. A brief biography would also be helpful (place of birth, academic/personal history etc.).

Selection: When required, selection is through the MarDocs Well-Being Committee. Nominations will be kept on file at the MarDocs office for the rest of the academic year and may be awarded in a future month.

Award: The Resident of the Month will be awarded a prize valued at $100.00. A letter of award will be sent to the Resident recipient, as well as their Program Director and will be announced in MarDocs media such as newsletter, website or social media.

CLICK HERE to complete an online nomination form

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the nomination. Complete and attach it to an email to our office

CLICK HERE to view previous winners of the award

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