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PBSGL FM Residents Scholarship

The PBSG (Practice Based Small Group) Family Medicine Residents Scholarship Award is to recognize an outstanding scholarly project by FM Resident(s) through Research, Quality Improvement or Education Scholarship in the area of Residency small group learning.

Projects that align with the goal of the PBSG Residency program: to inform and support the family physician-in-training through peer small group learning, using evidence based educational principles and materials to promote lifelong integration of knowledge into practice and reflection on learning will be favoured. Potential projects could explore ideas such as the use of social media in small group learning, alternative delivery methods for PBSG, or creation of a tool to enhance Residency PBSG.

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must be Family Medicine Residents currently enrolled in a Canadian Family Medicine Residency or Enhanced Skills training program, or have graduated within the current academic year.

Judging Criteria

Projects will be judged on originality, innovation, and contribution to scholarship around small group learning in residency. Although not required, integrating elements of the Residency PBSG Program is an asset.


One award that meets the criteria will be presented each year in the amount of $500.

Applications must be completed and sent in by June 30, 2019 to

Notification of results will take place by email in August 2019.

For More Information, contact:

Dr. Risa Bordman, Residency Director, at

Linda Mayhew, Education Co-ordinator, at or 905-525-9140 x22252



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