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CPS Awards

Nomination deadline: January 15
(unless otherwise indicated)

Recognizing excellence in paediatrics

The CPS Awards Program recognizes those who care for children and youth in Canada through excellence in paediatric research, advocacy, health promotion and education. Nominate a colleague to recognize their commitment to making life better for Canadian children and youth. Criteria and documentation vary for each award, so please review each carefully before submitting your nomination.

The Canadian Paediatric Society has announced the 2014 award winners.

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

Annual awards

  • Alan Ross Award
    For lifelong excellence in paediatric research, education, health care and advocacy.
  • 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.
  • Noni MacDonald Award
    For an article published in Paediatrics & Child Health that has positively affected paediatrics.

Biennial awards

  • Young Investigator Award
    Recognizes basic or clinical research accomplishments of a young investigator in fields that benefit child and youth health. The next award will be given in 2015.
  • 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. The next award will be given in 2016.
  • Geoffrey C. Robinson Award
    For outstanding contributions to child and youth health through population health or health services research. The next award will be given in 2015.
  • Career Research Award
    Recognizes the career of an outstanding and accomplished researcher working on an aspect of paediatric research in Canada. The next award will be given in 2016.

Collaborative awards

  • P.H. Bryce Award
    For excellence in public health advocacy for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and youth. The next award will be given in 2014.

Section awards

  • Emerging Leader in Neonatology Award
    The Emerging Leader in Neonatology Award recognizes the achievements or initiatives of neonatologists early in their professional career. Awarded biennially, the next award will be given in 2014.

Membership awards

  • Life Membership
    For CPS members who have made an outstanding contribution to the Society.
  • Certificates of Merit
    For CPS members who have made outstanding contributions at the regional level. Submissions received on an ongoing basis.

Last updated: May 5 2014