Dr. William C. Taylor Award for Improvement in Medical Education

William C Taylor Award

Chris Novak, left, receives the award from Karen Forbes.

Awarded annually to a resident with satisfactory academic standing registered in a program in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry pursuing a residency in Pediatrics and who shows an aptitude and interest in teaching. The recipient will be selected on the basis of excellence, aptitude, and interest shown in teaching during their residency. Third year students completing their Pediatric rotation vote on the resident that they felt met this criteria.


2023-2024: Nolan Dyck and Katharine Jensen
2022-2023: Brittany Lissinna
2021-2022: George Slim, Geraldine Huynh and Joshua Urquhart

2020-2021: Angela Farnell
Chris Novak
Chris Novak
Richelle (Wright) Waldner
2016-2017: Joel Semeniuk
2015-2016: Emma Heydari
2014-2015: Jacqueline Clayton
2013-2014: Andrea Chambers and Jacqueline Clayton
2012-2013: Gary Galante



Application/Nomination Procedure

Based on nominations from undergraduate medical students.

Nominations are closed for the 2023/2024 Award Year.

For information regarding this award, please contact Autumn Moronchuk at pedaward@ualberta.ca.