Dr. Marnie Hinton Award

The Dr. Marnie Hinton Award for Resident Physician Health is awarded annually to medical residents who have demonstrated an interest in physician health.

About Dr. Marnie Hinton

Dr. Marnie Hinton was a long-time Alberta physician who dedicated her life to physician health. For nearly 25 years, she worked with doctors struggling with addiction through the CPSA’s Physicians Aftercare Program, sharing her wisdom about healthy sobriety and even taking members to recovery meetings in her off-hours.

Who is eligible?

Residents at University of Alberta who are in satisfactory academic standing and have demonstrated an interest in physician health. Residents are welcome to apply for this award. Please contact the U of A Office of Advocacy & Wellbeing for more information.

Residents at University of Calgary who are in satisfactory academic standing and have demonstrated significant contributions to the advancement of physician wellness. Please submit nominations letters to residentwellness@ucalgary.ca.

How it works

The Marnie Hinton award is jointly sponsored by CPSA’s PHMP and the AMA’s PFSP, with special thanks to Bennett Jones LLP for their generous contribution. Three awards are made each year:

  • University of Alberta –  $1,000 to a U of A resident physician (awarded in the spring)
  • University of Calgary – $500 each to two U of C resident physicians (awarded in the fall)

And the award goes to…

University of Alberta

University of Calgary