Dr. Brian Hodges wins prestigious Karolinska Institutet Prize in Medical Education
Posted on behalf of Dr. Benoit Mulsant, August 31, 2016
It is with great pleasure that I share with you the news that Dr. Brian Hodges has been awarded the 2016 Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education – a major international prize awarded every second year for outstanding research in medical education. Dr. Hodges has been selected as the 2016 recipient in recognition of his work in mental health simulation, his research on communication skills in Psychiatry and Medicine and for developing the Psychiatry OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam).
The highest honour attainable in medical education, The Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education recognises high-quality research in the field and promotes long-term improvements of educational practices in medical training. Dr. Hodges will receive the award and a prize amount of €50,000 at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden in October 2016, during which time he will give a series of lectures.
Dr. Hodges is a Full Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Faculty of Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. He is the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education and Executive Vice-President Education at the University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret, Michener Institute and Toronto Rehab Hospitals). He is the Senior Strategy Advisor for the AMS Phoenix Project: A Call to Caring, an initiative to rebalance the technical and compassionate dimensions of healthcare.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Hodges on this remarkable achievement.