In recognition of culturally sensitive educational tools that enhance the commitment to better diabetes care and education.
The Practical Diabetes Resource Award recognizes individuals who have developed a culturally sensitive educational tool for use in their practice.
Recipients of the Practical Diabetes Resource Award will receive $750 and a commemorative plaque presented to them at the Annual Section meeting as part of the Canadian Diabetes Association Professional Conference in October each year.
Be a member of the CDA Professional Section in good standing for a minimum of two years
Canadian Citizen or a landed immigrant
Note: Members of the Awards Committee and the Director of Professional Development are not eligible to apply.
Applications must be typed or submitted in electronic format (i.e.: word document or pdf.).
Access or a copy of the resource
One current copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae
Submit a head shot (high resolution jpgs (300 dpi) and 4 x 6 size)
Letters of recommendation
Applications must include two letters of recommendations from a health-care professional and one from an individual who is familiar with your resource
The decision to grant the award annually is at the discretion of the Awards Committee. The committee reserves the right to not grant the award in any given year if a suitable candidate is not identified. All decisions of the Awards Committee are final and not appealable.
The Awards Committee will meet to select the successful applicant. All applicants will be notified of their application status. Unsuccessful candidates are encouraged to re-submit their application for the following year
Online Application Form