Dr. Sarah Brears receives 2016 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit

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Dr. Sarah Brears

Dr. Sarah Brears is to be honoured with the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Award 2016.  Since the launch of the Southern Medical Program (SMP) in January 2012, Dr. Brears has served as both a teacher and in a primary leadership role as SMP Course Director, Family Practice.  She has worked extensively to recruit family physicians from West Kelowna to Vernon to grow the program’s teaching capacity.  She has effectively recruited and retained over 100 family physicians to teach first and second year SMP students.  Dr. Brears also organizes and presents faculty development sessions for new and experienced faculty including her sessions titled Tips and Tools for Family Physicians.  Based on her extensive efforts, the Family Practice course continues to receive excellent ratings from SMP students each year.  Read more here