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Canadian Paediatric Society

CPS Awards

Nomination deadline: December 15
(unless otherwise indicated)

Honouring excellence in paediatrics

The CPS Awards Program honours Canadians who have achieved excellence in paediatric practice, advocacy, research, education and teaching, and health promotion.  Criteria and sumission requirements vary for each award, so please review each carefully before submitting a nomination.  

The nomination deadline is December 15, unless otherwise indicated. Online submission is preferred, however nominations can be forwarded by mail.

Our most recent award winners were announced in May 2017.  

Lifetime achievement in paediatrics

  • Alan Ross Award
    For lifelong excellence in paediatric research, education, health care and advocacy.

Advocacy on behalf of children and youth

  • Victor Marchessault Advocacy Award
    Honours an individual or organization who has made an outstanding contribution to Canada’s children and youth at the local, provincial, or national level.
  • P.H. Bryce Award
    For excellence in public health advocacy for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and youth.

Paediatric research

  • Young Investigator Award
    Recognizes basic or clinical research accomplishments of a young investigator in fields that benefit child and youth health.
  • Geoffrey C. Robinson Award
    For outstanding contributions to child and youth health through population health or health services research.
  • Career Research Award
    Recognizes the career of an outstanding and accomplished researcher working on an aspect of paediatric research in Canada.

Education and teaching

Paediatric practice: Community and subspecialty

Contributions to the Canadian Paediatric Society

Contributions to communities

  • Certificates of Merit
    For CPS members who have made outstanding contributions at the regional level. Submissions accepted on an ongoing basis.
  • Honorary Membership
    Awarded by the CPS to those who have dedicated their time to children and youth.

Last updated: Sep 15 2017