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 January 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.
- 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
- Michel Weber Education Award
Recognizing an individual whose career in medical and/or inter-professional education has had a significant and positive impact on learners in child and youth health.
- Anna Jarvis Paediatric Emergency Medicine Teaching Award
Recognizes an individual in the field of paediatric emergency medicine who has been identified as an exceptional educator.
- Noni MacDonald Award
For an article published in Paediatrics & Child Health that has positively affected paediatrics.
Paediatric practice: Community and subspecialty
- Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award
Recognizes significant contributions to the field of community paediatrics. Awarded annually.
- Distinguished Neonatologist Award
Recognizes sustained contributions to the field of neonatology.
- Emerging Leader in Neonatology Award
The Emerging Leader in Neonatology Award recognizes the achievements or initiatives of neonatologists early in their professional career.
Contributions to the Canadian Paediatric Society
- Life Membership
Awarded to CPS members who have made exceptional contributions to the Society over a long period of time.
- Danielle Grenier Member Recognition Award
For exceptional volunteers working on behalf of the Canadian Paediatric Society.