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Congratulations to CSPCP Award Winners

The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians is pleased to announce the CSPCP Award Winners for 2019. Please join us in congratulating:

Dr. Mike Harlos (MB): CSPCP Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Camilla Zimmermann (ON): Eduardo Bruera Award in Palliative Medicine
Dr. Naheed Dosani (ON): CSPCP Humanitarian Award

Profiles of the Award Winners are posted on the Awards page of our website.

The winners will be honoured at the Awards prsesentation during the 15th Annual Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference in Calgary on Thursday, May 23.

Congratulations and thanks to Dr. Harlos, Dr. Zimmermann and Dr. Dosani for their outstanding contributions to our field.

Call for Nominations: Eduardo Bruera Award and Humanitarian Award

Deadline: CLOSED

The Eduardo Bruera Award

The Eduardo Bruera Award in Palliative Medicine recognizes CSPCP members who have made an important difference to palliative medicine through their clinical work, teaching and education, research, program administration, and/or international involvement in palliative care. The area of emphasis for 2019 will be research. It is co-sponsored by the Division of Palliative Care Medicine at the University of Alberta and the CSPCP.

Visit the awards page for detailed criteria and submission information.

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. The prize includes a $1000 donation to a humanitarian organization chosen by the winner.

Visit the awards page for detailed criteria and submission information.