AFMC- John Reudy Award for Innovation in Medical Education
Dr. Sanjay Sharma, MD, MSc (Epid), MBA, a professor of ophthalmology and epidemiology at Queen’s University, is the founder of medskl.com – a new open-access platform developed to redesign medical education through the use of white board animation and "Ted Talks." Medskl.com now reaches students from over 60 Universities, and its faculty consists of over 190 award-winning educators. Dr. Sharma, a clinician-scientist, has authored over 200 research articles and three books including the American Medical Association’s Evidence-based to Value Based Medicine. His research in macular degeneration, health economics and medical education has been cited in the scientific literature over 7,000 times. Dr. Sharma, who has received a number of grants and awards – including those from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation – completed his medical education at Harvard University.