Junior Fellow Initiative Toolkit (J-FIT) Award Guidelines

Submission Timeline

Deadline for submissions each year: November 30

Toolkits will be submitted online. 

Department of Junior Fellow Services staff will distribute toolkits to a review/selection committee and coordinate review process. The winning toolkit will be chosen before the JFCAC Meeting in January each year.

All Toolkits received for consideration of this award will be posted on the Junior Fellow webpage. 

Judging Criteria

Toolkits will be judged on a range of criteria, including:

1st tier

  • Outcome (Influence /Success/Impact on Community)
  • Participation (Junior Fellows, Fellows, Medical Students)


2nd tier

  • Relevance to Women’s Health

3rd tier

  • Originality, Reproducibility, Cost effectiveness, Timeline

All submissions will be blinded before being reviewed by judges. 


The winner will receive a $2,500.00 prize. This will help fund the presenter’s travel expenses to attend and present the Toolkit at a Junior Fellow program held at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. One member of the J-FIT team will be required to present their toolkit at the Annual Meeting.