Awards

Annual Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine

The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians is inaugurating this award as a way to stimulate undergraduate medical students to think and reflect creatively about the multifaceted aspects of palliative medicine and caring at the end of life. The award is open to all undergraduate medical students in the penultimate year of their programs and will be promoted to them through the CSPCP Undergraduate Committee members. Submissions may include poetry, prose, images, audio and/or video. The winner will receive a $500 cash prize that is sponsored by Pallium Canada. The winning submission will be featured on the CSPCP web site and at the following year’s ALPM conference.

Criteria and submission information 2016-17:

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CMAJ Consent Form

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Deadline: May 15, 2017

Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine Recipients

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Jenny McCormack – 2015/16

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The CSPCP Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award will be given annually to a CSPCP member who significantly improves the lives of underserved populations nationally or internationally through:

a) Direct service provision AND/OR
b) Development of humanitarian programs

The humanitarian work does not have to be in the field of palliative medicine, but the nominee must be a palliative medicine physician.

Criteria and submission information 2017 Read More

Deadline for nominations: CLOSED on February 1, 2017

CSPCP Humanitarian Award Recipients

N/A – 2016
Dr. Martin Labrie – 2015 Profile
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CSPCP Lifetime Achievement Award

The CSPCP Lifetime Achievement Award was instated in 2014 by the Board of the CSPCP, to recognize individuals who have made a sustained and lasting contribution to palliative medicine and to the CSPCP. The Lifetime Achievement Award winner is selected by the Board in collaboration with the CSPCP Awards Committee.

CSPCP Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Ina Cummings

 

 

 

Dr. Ina Cummings – 2016 Profile
Dr. Michael Downing – 2015
Dr. Balfour Mount – 2014
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The Eduardo Bruera Award in Palliative Medicine

This award is given annually to a physician who demonstrates excellence in the field of Palliative Medicine as recognized by his or her peers. It honours the achievements of Dr. Eduardo Bruera, an internationally recognized palliative care physician and researcher. The Award is graciously donated by the Division of Palliative Care Medicine at the University of Alberta to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Bruera during his tenure as Director of their Palliative Care program, with matching funds from the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP).

Criteria and submission information 2017 Read More

Deadline for nominations: CLOSED on February 1, 2017

Eduardo Bruera Award Recipients

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Dr. Robin Fainsinger – 2016 Profile
Dr. Harvey Chochinov – 2015
Dr. Dori Seccareccia – 2014
Dr. Larry Librach – 2013
Dr. Cori Schroder – 2012
Dr. Sharon Watanabe – 2010
Dr. Deborah Dudgeon – 2009
Dr. Paul McIntyre – 2008
Dr. Neil MacDonald – 2005
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The Palliative Medicine Resident Research Award

This award is for the best scholarly project by a resident enrolled in a palliative medicine residency program.

Criteria and Submission Information 2017: Read More

Deadline: April 10, 2017

Palliative Medicine Resident Research Award Recipients

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Dr. Cara Bablitz – 2016
Dr. Jenny Lau – 2015
Dr. Erynn Shaw – 2014
Dr. Ahmed Al-Awamer – 2013
Dr. Andrea Weiss – 2012
Dr. Marnie Howe – 2011
Dr. Rebekah Gilbert – 2010
Dr. Ramona Mahtani – 2009
Dr. Jessica Simon – 2008
Dr. Tara Tucker – 2007
Dr. Pascal Lamanque – 2006
Dr. Noush Mirhosseini – 2004
Dr. Jordanka Kirkova – 2003