Peter McLeod (1989)

mcleodAffiliation at the time of the award: McGill University, Pharmacology.

Citation: Peter McLeod has received teaching awards as “Outstanding Basic Science Teacher” as well as the Osler award for overall teaching excellence during the four year M.D. program at McGill. He is the only member of this large Faculty to have been so honoured. His teaching evaluations repeatedly show that students consider him to be an inspirational clinical teacher and lecturer. He has an unusual empathy with students and takes a great deal of care with both the methodology and content of his courses.

He has had an enormous impact on teachers in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill by pioneering faculty development courses on clinical teaching, on lecturing and on the preparation of teaching materials. He has given many courses, workshops and invited addresses on these topics across Canada and internationally. He is the Faculty’s representative on the Principal’s subcommittee on University Teaching and Learning.