This award has been created by the Early Career Diabetes Physicians of Canada (ECDPC) Committee to acknowledge one resident from a Canadian residency training program for exemplary leadership and advocacy in the field of diabetes.
demonstrate leadership and commitment to advocacy efforts for diabetes through specific actions and initiatives
bring about change that has the potential to result in positive, long-term improvement for those affected by diabetes
Also, nominees are encouraged to be members of the Clinical & Scientific Section (remove the red portion and replace with Professional Section) of the CDA.
Nominations may be made by a Canadian physician, allied healthcare professional, or a member of the general public.
The nominator is responsible for coordinating the nomination and for providing one electronic copy of the following:
nomination letter detailing the nominee’s leadership activities and initiatives in the field of diabetes
two letters of recommendation (one each from the nominator and the seconder) indicating the reasons for submitting this particular nomination
The award will be presented at the Resident Clinical Vignettes and Research Projects awards presentation which is held in conjunction with the CDA/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meetings.
The application deadline is August 31, 2016. Please submit your nomination to: firstname.lastname@example.org.