The Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) announced this week that Dr. Linda Snell, a Professor of Medicine at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Core Faculty at the Centre for Medical Education, is the recipient of the 2016 Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education.
Established in 1992 in honour of Dr. Ian Hart, founder of CAME, this award recognizes senior faculty who have made an exceptional contribution to medical education throughout their academic career.
Dr. Snell is active in teaching, education leadership and education research at all levels of medical training. She has served in numerous educational and clinical leadership roles at McGill, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, nationally and internationally. She presents workshops and invited lectures across Canada and worldwide. Her current interests include: faculty development for competency-based education, advanced training for clinician-educators; learning, teaching and assessing CanMEDS competencies, leadership in medical education; and education scholarship. Dr. Snell continues to practice general internal medicine.
Congratulations Dr. Snell!
February 25, 2016