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WINNER – UNDERGRADUATE NARRATIVE AWARD

Congratulations to Queen’s University student Simran Sandhu, winner of the 2022 Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine for a narrative she submitted to the contest. Simran Sandhu will receive a cash prize of $500, generously sponsored by Pallium Canada.

Laura Nguyen (University of Ottawa) and Elizabeth Rowe (Memorial University of Newfoundland) both received honourable mention for narratives they submitted.

We will encourage these students to submit their narratives for potential publication in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) and we will post them as soon as we are able.

Published narratives from past years’ contest are posted here.

Each year the award also recognizes a palliative care physician who has shown an enduring commitment to the integration of the arts and humanities into the practice of palliative medicine.

This year’s honouree is Dr. Douglas McGregorfrom The University of British Columbia.

Thank you to all entrants and to the 2022 judging committee: Margaret Cottle (CSPCP Undergraduate Education Committee), Dr. Douglas McGregor (Honoree), Carol-Ann Courneya (Advisor), Cori Schroder (CSPCP Awards Committee), and Barbara Sibbald (CMAJ).

For detailed information about this award, see the Awards Page on this web site.

WINNER – Undergraduate Narrative Award


Congratulations to Queen’s University student Palika Kohli, winner of the 2020 Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine for an essay she submitted to the contest. Cassia Tremblay (University of British Columbia) received honourable mention for a poem.
We will encourage these students to submit their entries for potential publication in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) and we will post them as soon as we are able. Palika Kohli will also receive a cash prize of $500, generously sponsored by Pallium Canada. Published narratives from past years’ contest are posted here.

Each year the award also recognizes a palliative care physician who has shown an enduring commitment to the integration of the arts and humanities into the practice of palliative medicine. This year’s honouree is Dr. Stephen Libenfrom McGill University.

Thank you to all entrants and to the 2020 judging committee: Margaret Cottle (CSPCP Undergraduate Education Committee), Stephen Liben (Honoree, McGill U.), Carol-Ann Courneya (Advisor), Cori Schroder (CSPCP Awards Committee), and Barbara Sibbald (CMAJ).

For detailed information about this award, see the Awards Page on this web site.

WINNER – UNDERGRADUATE NARRATIVE AWARD


Congratulations to Ottawa University student Candace Nayman, winner of the 2019 Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine for a poem she submitted to the contest. Hayeong Rho (Toronto) received honourable mention for a photo. We have invited Ms. Nayman to personally share her narrative at the 2020 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference in Hamilton (May 28 – 30, 2020). She will also receive a cash prize of $500, generously sponsored by Pallium Canada.

We will encourage these students to submit their narratives for potential publication in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) and we will post them as soon as we are able. Published narratives from past years’ contests are posted here.

Each year the award also recognizes a palliative care physician who has shown an enduring commitment to the integration of the arts and humanities into the practice of palliative medicine. This year’s honouree is Dr. Stephen Liben from McGill University.

Dr. Stephen Liben profile

Thank you to all entrants and to the 2019 judging committee: Margaret Cottle (CSPCP Undergraduate Education Committee), Stephen Liben (Honoree, McGill U.), Carol-Ann Courneya (Advisor), Cori Schroder (CSPCP Awards Committee), and Barbara Sibbald (CMAJ).

For detailed information about this award, see the Awards Page on this web site.

WINNER – UNDERGRADUATE NARRATIVE AWARD

Congratulations to Queen’s University student Zoe Lau, winner of the 2018 Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine. We have invited Ms. Lau to personally share her narrative at the 2019 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference in Calgary (May 23 – 25, 2019). She will also receive a cash prize of $500, generously sponsored by Pallium Canada. We have also encouraged her to submit her narrative for potential publication.

Each year the award is granted in honour of a palliative care physician who has shown an enduring commitment to the integration of the arts and humanities into the practice of palliative medicine. This year’s honouree is Dr. Lyle Galloway from the University of Calgary.

Thank you to all entrants and to the 2018 judging committee: Margaret Cottle (CSPCP Undergraduate Education Committee), Lyle Galloway (Honoree, U. of Calgary), Carol-Ann Courneya (Advisor), Cori Schroder (CSPCP Awards Committee), and Barbara Sibbald (CMAJ).

For detailed information about this award, see the Awards Page on this web site.