Faculty Awards

Teaching Award in Medical Sciences (TAMS)

The purpose of this award is to recognize and reward excellence in teaching and education by those who have appointments in the Division of Medical Sciences at UVic.

Nominees are UVic Faculty (full time or affiliate) who have completed at least two consecutive years of teaching at the Island Medical Program or the Division of Medical Sciences. The award is adjudicated by the TAMS Selection Committee.

Teaching Award in Medical Sciences Terms of Reference

Teaching Award in Medical Sciences Nomination Form 

Dr. Brian Christie, Ph.D. -- Recipient of the 2021 Teaching Award in Medical Sciences (TAMS)


Dr. Christie is a full-time​ faculty member with the Division of Medical Sciences (DMS). He teaches in the Undergraduate Medical Program (being a CBL Tutor in Years 1&2) and in the Neuroscience Graduate Program. Dr. Christie has supervised numerous Undergraduate Students (Directed-Studies and Honours), Graduate Students (Masters and PhD), as well as Post-Doctoral Fellows, who have conducted Neuroscience projects in his Laboratory at the DMS.  Dr. Christie was described by students, trainees and colleagues as an engaging scientist and respected mentor, who provides numerous opportunities for his students and trainees to engage in experiential learning by continuously inspiring their interest  in medicine and neuroscience. 

Congratulations, Dr. Christie!!