The CAG Education Excellence Award is awarded to a member of the CAG who is a health professional and has made an outstanding contribution to education on a national or international basis. The contribution may be in the areas of direct teaching, research in education or development of educational programs.
2021 Award Recipient
Dr. Brian Yan, Western University
Step One: Nomination - Deadline is August 31 11:59 PM ET
Please note that any submissions received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.
Nominators and Nominees must be CAG members in good standing for at least 3 years. Nominators are required to submit an online nomination form.
During your completion of the nomination form, you will be asked to upload required documentation; you must have these .pdf documents prepared, finalized, and ready to upload when you begin the online form.
1. Letter of Support
2. CV of the Nominee
Upon successful submission, you will be redirected to a webpage that confirms the successful submission and within a short period of time, you will receive an email from the CAG National Office confirming receipt of your submission. If this does not occur, please contact the CAG National Office immediately.
Step Two: Review
The CAG Education Affairs Committee will review the nominations and make recommendations to the executive, who will make the final decision regarding recipients. Selection will be based on the education records of candidates.
Step Three: Approval
Only the award recipient will be notified via email. The award is presented at CDDW™.
2019 Dr. Elena Verdu, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
2018 Dr. Catharine Walsh, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2016 Dr. Alaa Rostom, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2015 Dr. Sandar Veldhuyzen van Zanten, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2014 Dr. Nicola Jones, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2013 Dr. Sylvain Coderre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2012 Dr. Connie Switzer, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2011 Dr. Eldon Shaffer, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2010 Dr. Norman Marcon, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2009 Dr. David Armstrong, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
2008 Dr. Desmond Leddin, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2007 Dr. Alan Thomson, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2006 Dr. Lloyd Sutherland, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2005 Dr. Kursheed Jeejeebhoy, Professor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2004 Dr. Ivan Beck, Emeritus Professor, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
2003 Dr Claude Roy, Emeritus Professor, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec