Deanna Chaukos

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) Young Educators Award

External Education and Teaching Award Recipients

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Dr. Deanna Chaukos is a psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital, and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine. She completed her MD at the University of Toronto, residency in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital, and fellowship in Consultation Liaison psychiatry at Massachusetts General. She is the Associate Program Director for the University of Toronto Psychiatry Residency. She leads portfolios including assessment, resident wellbeing, and resident leader mentorship. Her education scholarship aims to elucidate how we effectively teach residents an approach to ambiguity in the care of complex patients, and prepare them for future uncertain practice.

About the Award

The AFMC Young Educators Award recognizes individuals within their first seven years as a faculty member who have produced change within their university or within the medical community as a whole through their vision, work, and interaction with colleagues.