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Automatic Awards for School of Medicine Students

The following awards have been made available thanks to the generosity of Queen's donors.    


Students currently registered at Queen's will be automatically considered for the following awards.  Most of these awards are based on academics.


W.G. Anglin Scholarship in Surgery

Established by Mrs. D. G. Anglin in memory of Dr. W. G. Anglin, Professor of Clinical Surgery, 1896-1919. Awarded on the basis of standing in Surgery.

Dr. Ernest C. Armstrong Prize

Provided for in the will of the late Dr. Ernest C. Armstrong of London, Ontario. Awarded to the student who attains the highest standing in Clinical Skills.

Daniel MacTavish Baker Scholarship

Under the will of the late Daniel MacTavish Baker provision was made for a scholarship to be awarded under conditions to be determined by the School of Medicine. This scholarship will be awarded to the student obtaining the third highest standing in the examinations of the first medical year.

Barsky Prize in Ophthalmology

A prize endowed by Dr. David Barsky, to be awarded to the student in the second medical year who obtains the highest standing in a project related to Ophthalmology.

Nathan E. Berry Prize in Urology

Established by the children of Dr. N.E. Berry, in honour of their father, the first Professor of Urology at Queen's University. Awarded on graduation to the student judged by the Professor to be the most proficient in Urology, not necessarily the one with the highest examination standing.

The J. Delmar Blaine, MD, Meds 1949 & Ethel G. Blaine, RN, Scholarship

Established in April 2006 by Dr. James Delmar Blaine, Meds 1949, and Mrs. Ethel Blaine, RN, and awarded to Canadian citizens or permanent resident undergraduate medical students who achieve the highest and second highest grades in their respective years and to the top two graduating students who have achieved the highest and second highest overall standing over the four years of undergraduate study within the School of Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Bryan George Blair Memorial Prize

Established in memory of Dr. Bryan George Blair by his parents and awarded on graduation to the student who, during the last three years of the medical course, has shown the greatest proficiency in Internal Medicine.

Frederick Boyd Prize

Awarded to a member of the final year class who is considered by the Faculty to be the most deserving and competent, not necessarily the student who obtained the best marks.

Franklin and Helene Bracken Scholarships in Medicine

Established in memory of Dr. Franklin C. Bracken, Meds 1911, through a bequest from Mrs. Helene Bracken. Awarded annually to medical students in the Faculty of Health Sciences for highest, second highest, third, fourth, fifth and sixth highest academic standing in Phase I, Phase IIA, Phase IIB, Phase IIC, and Phase IIE.

Michael Brown Memorial Award in Oncology

Established by the Queen's Medical Class of 1959, in memory of their classmate, Dr. Michael Brown. The award will be given annually to the final year medical student who has shown the best scholarly and clinical aptitude in the field of Oncology based on performance in the academic and clinical work of the Department of Oncology. The Chairman of the Undergraduate Education Committee will recommend to the department, for approval, the name of the student to receive the award. Selection will be made on the basis of examination results for the oncology portion of the curriculum and the evaluation of clinical teachers following the completion of clinical rotations in the Department of Oncology. The award will not normally be given to students who have had no clinical experience in Oncology.

Canadian Association for Ileitis and Colitis Book Prize

This prize is awarded in the third medical year on the basis of performance in the examinations of the Gastroenterology course.

Dr. Mark Cohen Award

Established in April 2011 by Dr. Mark Cohen and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students in the School of Medicine who have been accepted to a Canadian residency program in Ophthalmology.  Selection will be made by the School of Medicine Awards Committee based on the recommendation of the Department of Ophthalmology.

Isaac Cohen Scholarship

A scholarship donated by Isaac Cohen of Kingston, Ontario and awarded to a student of the first medical year on the basis of standing in Microbiology and Immunology.

Dr. Osler Briggs Dickinson Scholarship

Established by a bequest from Liane Dickinson in memory of her husband Dr. Osler Briggs Dickinson, Meds '35. Awarded to a student in the fourth medical year for an outstanding performance in surgery.

A. J. Douglas Prize in Community Health and Epidemiology

Endowed by Miss Frances Douglas in memory of her father, Dr. A.J. Douglas, to be awarded to a student in the fourth medical year who has shown the greatest human understanding and responsibility for the welfare and health of patients in the opinion of the Professor of Community Health and Epidemiology.

Richie Dowd Memorial Prize

Established by Dr. and Mrs. Richie Dowd in memory of their son, Milton Richie Dowd. Awarded annually on the basis of standing in Practical Gross Anatomy.

Dr. Jennie Gillespie Drennan Medical Scholarship

Established in April 2002 by Miss Margaret Saunders in Memory of her aunt, Dr. Jennie Gillespie Drennan., Meds 1895, to provide an annual scholarship to one or more women based on academic standing in the fourth medical year. The recipient must be pursuing post-graduate studies in Medicine or Surgery at Queen's University.

Helen E. Dwyer Memorial Scholarship

Presented by the late Dr. James G. Dwyer of New York and awarded to the student making the highest standing in the course in Histology and Embryology.

G. H. Ettinger Scholarship

This scholarship, named in honour of Dr. G. Harold Ettinger, former Dean of the School of Medicine is awarded at the end of the fourth medical year to the student who has made the most effective contribution to the study of the specialty of Family Medicine.

Edgar Forrester Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest standing in medicine in the final year.

Edgar Forrester Scholarships

Under the will of the late Edgar H. Robinson provision was made for the following scholarships to be awarded in each medical year: a scholarship for the highest standing and one for second highest standing at the end of each year.

Dean Fowler Prize

Awarded to the student with the highest standing in the final year.

Dr. S. L. Fransman Prize in Diagnostic Radiology

Established in April 2002 by Dr. S.L. Fransman and Mrs. Bertha Fransman to recognize Dr. Fransman's contribution to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Awarded annually to a student completing the fourth medical year who is entering a residency program specializing in the field of Diagnostic Radiology. Preference will be given to students with an expressed or proven interest in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Selection of the recipient will be made by the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Thomas Gibson Scholarship

Established in memory of Professor Thomas Gibson, Head of the Department of Pharmacology 1924-1938, and awarded to the student who obtains the highest overall standing in Pharmacology.

Gilmour Prize in Biochemistry

A bequest by Florence P. Gilmour in memory of her husband, Dr. Omar W. Gilmour, graduate of Medicine in 1929. Awarded to the student in the second medical year judged by the Professors to be the most proficient in Biochemistry.

Gilmour Prize in Physiology

A bequest by Florence P. Gilmour in memory of her husband, Dr. Omar W. Gilmour, graduate in Medicine 1929. Awarded annually to the student of the second medical year judged by the Professors to be the most proficient in Physiology, not necessarily the one with the highest examination standing.

Victor Lyall Goodwill Memorial Scholarship in Internal Medicine

This scholarship was founded in 1937 by Mrs. Florence M. Goodwill of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in memory of her late husband, Dr. Victor Lyall Goodwill. Awarded annually to a student at the end of his/her third year in consideration of his or her standing in written and clinical oral examinations of the curriculum to date and his or her capacity to examine patients as brought out by the written clinical histories of cases assigned during the sessions.

Dr. Ian Maxwell Gourley Prize

Established by Mrs. B.S. McPhee of Vankleek Hill, Ontario, in honour of Ian Maxwell Gourley, MD, CM, Queen's 1931. Awarded annually to the student who attains the highest standing in Paediatrics.

Groll Prize in Clinical Skills

Established in May 2002 by friends and colleagues in honour of Dr. Aubrey Groll upon his retirement in 2001 from the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Awarded to an undergraduate student in the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Health Sciences who demonstrates exemplary interpersonal communication skills with patients and problem formulation in third year Internal Medicine clinical skills. Selection will be made by the Head of the Department of Medicine.

Mabel Truax Hamm Scholarship in Biochemistry

Given by Thomas T. Bower, MBE of Winnipeg, Manitoba, in memory of his wife Mabel Truax Hamm (1866-1949). Awarded annually to the student making the highest standing in Biochemistry in the first medical year.

Bob Henry Award

Established in March 2009 by Elizabeth (Joy) Beazley, B.A. 1977, in memory of her late husband, William Robert (Bob) Henry, and awarded to undergraduate students in any year in the School of Medicine or the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Award will be granted to students who demonstrate the highest standard in clinical care, compassion and interpersonal communication with other disciplines. The Award will be granted to Medicine students in even years and to Nursing Students in odd years. Selection will be made in alternating years by the Awards Committee of Medicine and Nursing respectively.

Sylvanus Joy Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to the student in the first medical year making the highest standing in Pharmacology.

Henry Kaufman Memorial Prize

In memory of Henry Kaufman, this prize is awarded to the student in the fourth medical year who, while applying his or her academic proficiency, has shown the greatest human understanding and responsibility towards the needs of the patient.

Stanley F. Leavine Scholarship

Established in memory of her father by Dr. Desta F. Leavine, and awarded to the student who obtains the highest standing in Pathology.

Reuben Wells Leonard Penultimate Year Scholarships

Under the will of the late Reuben Wells Leonard, provision was made for scholarships to be awarded to the students obtaining second and third highest standing, respectively, at the end of the year.

Frederick Henry Lougher Scholarship

Under the will of the late Dr. Lougher provision was made for a scholarship to be awarded to the student taking fourth highest place in the third medical year.

Phillips Macdonnell Memorial Award

Established in memory of a former member of the Faculty and awarded annually to a student of high quality in the fourth medical year who has been accepted into the Queen's postgraduate course for the education of specialists in Family Medicine. The award will be made on the recommendation of the Head of Family Medicine.

Malloch Fund in Paediatrics

Given by the F. David Malloch Memorial Foundation in memory of F. David Malloch, Engineering 1951, and of other members of the Malloch Family associated with Queen's University since its earliest days. The income is to be used to support the study of Paediatrics. The funds are awarded by the Dean of Medicine on the recommendation of the Head of the Department of Paediatrics.

Dr. John Mathews Prize

This prize is awarded to the student in the first medical year who shows the greatest aptitude in Communication/Clinical Skills

Isobel McConville Essay Scholarship

Two scholarships awarded to students for the best and second best essay or research report on a surgical topic chosen by the student and acceptable to the Head of the Department of Surgery.

Isobel McConville Prize

Under the will of the late Dr. Isobel McConville, provision was made for a prize to be awarded annually to the student of the final year who has the highest standing in Obstetrics and Gynaecology throughout the course.

Roberta McCulloch Scholarships in English

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Arts and Science, English Language and Literature awards.

David Edward Mundell Prize in Orthopedic Surgery

Established in memory of Dr. David E. Mundell, BA (1883), MD (1886), this prize is awarded annually to a student in the fourth medical year who has demonstrated proficiency in Orthopedic Surgery. The award will be made on the recommendation of the surgeon in charge of the division of Orthopedic Surgery, Queen's Department of Surgery.

Murphy Memorial Scholarship

In memory of his brother, Dr. Ormond Murphy, the late Dr. William Murphy made provision in his will for a scholarship to be awarded to the student obtaining the highest standing in the examinations at the end of the first medical year.

Mylks Medal in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Awarded to the student in final year who has had the best record in Obstetrics and Gynaecology during the course.

W. W. Near and Susan Near Prize (fourth year)

One annual prize will be awarded to the final year student with the highest standing throughout the course. A second annual prize will be awarded to the final year student with the second highest standing throughout the course.

W. W. Near and Susan Near Scholarship (first year)

Under the wills of the late W.W. Near and his widow, the late Susan Near, provision was made for a scholarship to be awarded to the student obtaining the fourth highest standing in the examinations at the end of the first medical year.

W. W. Near and Susan Near Scholarship (second year)

Under the wills of the late W.W. Near and his widow, the late Susan Near, provision was made for a scholarship to be awarded to the student obtaining the third highest standing in the examinations at the end of the second medical year.

W. W. Near and Susan Near Scholarship (third year)

Awarded to the student taking third place in the third medical year.

Virginia Parker Prize for Excellence in Psychiatry

Established by Virginia Parker in honour of Dr. Paul C.S. Hoaken, a prize to be awarded to the graduating medical student who leads the class in psychiatry.

L. J. Patterson Prize

Awarded annually to a student who has completed the second medical year, for research into the immunological aspects of cancer, especially as applied to cancer of the breast, ovary, lung or brain.

L. J. Patterson Prize in Medical Genetics

Awarded annually to a student who has completed the second medical year, for research in Medical Genetics.

George and Mary Louise Patton Scholarship

Awarded to the student in the third medical year who, in the opinion of the professors concerned, shows the greatest aptitude in the clinical work of the year.

Hannah Washburn Polson Prize

Founded by Dr. James A. Polson of New York, for proficiency in the final year in Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics.

Neil Currie Polson Memorial Prize

Awarded to the student in final year Medicine judged by his or her teachers to be the best adapted to apply his or her training in practice.

Professor's Prize in Community Health and Epidemiology

A prize awarded in the fourth medical year for proficiency in Community Health and Epidemiology.

Professor's Prize in Emergency Medicine

Awarded annually to a graduating student who demonstrates an interest and proficiency in the discipline of Emergency Medicine throughout their undergraduate years as determined by the Departmental Faculty members.

Professor's Prize in Family Medicine

A prize awarded in the fourth medical year for proficiency in Family Medicine.

Professor's Prize in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

A prize awarded to the student in final year making the highest standing in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Professor's Prize in Ophthalmology

A prize awarded to the final year student who has exhibited the greatest proficiency in Ophthalmology throughout the course.

Professor's Prize in Otolaryngology

A prize awarded to the final year medical student who has attained the greatest proficiency in Otolaryngology.

Professor's Prize in Paediatrics

A prize awarded to the final year student who has exhibited the greatest proficiency in Paediatrics throughout the course.

Professor's Prize in Psychiatry

A prize awarded to the final year student who has attained the highest aggregate mark in Psychiatry over the second, third, and fourth medical years.

Professor's Prize in Surgery

A prize awarded to the student in the final year making the highest standing in Surgical subjects.

Queen's Health Sciences Journal Research Article Prize

The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic Nursing awards.

Rattray Bequest in Urology

Awarded to the student in the fourth medical year with the highest academic standing.

Rattray Scholarship in Family Medicine

Awarded to the student in the fourth medical year who obtains the highest standing in the preceptorship program in Family Medicine.

Rattray Scholarship in General Pathology

Awarded to the student in the first medical year achieving the highest standing in the evaluation of General Pathology.

Rattray Scholarship in Ophthaolmology

To be awarded to the individual in the second medical year who has the highest overall standing in Ophthalmology based on the written examinations, and on an oral examination set by the Department for this purpose.

Rattray Scholarship in Physiology

To be awarded annually to the student in the second medical year with the highest standing in Physiology.

Rattray Scholarship in Special Pathology

Awarded to the student in the third medical year achieving the highest standing in the evaluation of Special Pathology.

Dr. and Mrs. Sydney P. Schiff Award

Established by Dr. Schiff and awarded to the final year medical student attaining the greatest proficiency in Surgery.

Sir John C. Schultz Memorial Scholarship

Founded by his widow in memory of the late Sir John C. Schultz, KCMG, MC, LLD, FRS, a leader of the loyal settlers against Riel in the Rebellion of 1869-70, and later a Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. The scholarship is based on the combined results of the sessional examinations of the second and third medical years and is awarded when the student is in actual attendance in the final year.

Sarah and Henry Scott Memorial Prize

Established by Dr. Benjamin Henry Scott, Meds '43, and Mrs. Scott, in memory of Dr. Scott's parents and in honour of the late John 'Blimey' Austin. Awarded on graduation to the student who is judged by the Department of Surgery to have given the best effort in Surgery, not necessarily the one with highest examination standing.

D. T. Smith Prize in Pharmacology

A prize awarded to the student in the first medical year making the second highest standing in Pharmacology.

Stott Prize in Nephrology

Established by Mr. F.S. Stott in memory of his wife, Marguerite Stott. The award will be given to the student in the second medical year with the highest standing in the Nephrology Section of the examination.

T. R. Sullivan Memorial Award in Surgery

Established in November 2000 by former classmates in memory of T.R. Sullivan, Meds 1973, an annual prize to be awarded to the final year medical student attaining the greatest proficiency in Surgery.

Takeda Scholarship in Family Medicine

Established in November 2007 by Takeda and awarded to a fourth year medical student specializing in Family Medicine. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the student's potential to exemplify the four principles of family medicine (skilled clinician, a resource to the community, positive patient-physician relationships, and a resource to the practice population) and their leadership in Family Medicine during undergraduate training. Selection will be made by the Queen's Family Medicine Undergraduate Education Committee in consultation with the Head of the Department. The recipient will be selected in October of each year, which is one month before the Ontario College of Family Physician's Annual Scientific Assembly

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Pamela C. Williams Memorial Award

Established by friends and family in memory of Dr. Pamela Williams, Meds. '86, a family physician who died in 1994, and awarded to a graduating medical student, who, in addition to good academic standing, demonstrates those qualities exemplified by Pam: fellowship, compassion for patients, significant extracurricular achievement, and community involvement.

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