Two Department of Medicine faculty members awarded the 2021 CAME Certificate of Merit Award

The awards by the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) recognize and reward faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.

Two UBC department of medicine members are recipients of the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Awards.

The recipients, Drs. Cary Cuncic (Division of General Internal Medicine) and Parvathy Nair (Division of Cardiology), will be celebrated at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education Virtual AGM on April 19, 2021.

Dr, Cart Cuncic

Dr. Cary Cuncic
Associate Director of Years 3 and 4, Department of Medicine

Dr. Cuncic is a compassionate and highly competent leader for the MD undergraduate program. Collaborating with program administration and senior faculty to maintain the program’s high standards, she is inclusive and kind to colleagues and students. Dr. Cuncic is a consummate team player and leader.




Dr. Parvathy Nair
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Co-Lead, Competency Based Medical Education
Faculty Lead, Undergraduate Accreditation

Dr. Nair is UBC Co-Lead for Competency-Based Medical Education and Accreditation Lead for the UGME Program. She served as the program director for the adult cardiology training program at UBC for 10 years and also served on the RCPSC Cardiology Exam Board and Executive.


Congratulations to Drs. Cuncic and Nair with heartfelt thanks for their hard work and outstanding contributions to the education programs in the Department of Medicine.