EZMSA AWARDS


PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Physician of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding front line practitioner who practices in the Edmonton Zone or has recently retired from active practice. In particular, the physician will be recognized for:

  • Excellence in clinical care, combining the art and science of medicine;

  • Teaching;

  • Service to the profession or the community

  • Exemplifies creativity and leadership in taking action to improve and promote health

Optional nomination form

Researcher of the Year Award

The Researcher of the Year Award is to acknowledge physicians whose research has significantly affected clinical practice in their area, and who may not be widely recognized in our region. The award is available to one or more primary researchers and/or authors of the same project(s). 

Nominations should include the following information:

  • CV or list of research published or submitted for publication to a recognized journal;

  • A letter which briefly outlines the significance of the work and it’s contribution to the clinical practice.

Optional nomination form

Physician Innovator of the Year

This award will be presented to the physician who in their practice of medicine:

  • Adopts and implements new concepts, research, or technology to improve previous practices of medicine. 

  • Is a pioneer in their field.

  • Changes how medicine is practiced.

  • Injects creativity and/or fun into the process of their work to come up with better ideas and ways of doing things.

Innovators can be involved in any area of the practice of medicine, including but not limited to:

  • Clinical practice

  • Research

  • Teaching

  • Administration    

Optional nomination form

Life Achievement Award - Medal of Service

The Life Achievement Award is presented to an outstanding front line retired or close to retiring practitioner who practiced in the Edmonton Zone. In particular, the physician will be recognized for:

  • Excellence in clinical care, combining the art and science of medicine; helping to raise the standards of medical practice;

  • Teaching

  • Service to the profession or the community

  • Long-term improvement within the healthcare

  • Has brought about change that has the potential to result in a positive environment.

Please submit a CV or list of recognized acknowledgements. 

A letter which outlines the significance of the work and its contribution to the clinical practice.  More endorsements encouraged.

To qualify the recipient must have made contributions in at least two of the above fields.

Optional nomination form

Champion for Young Leaders Award

Champion for Young Leader Award is to acknowledge physicians whose are outstanding as an early career, five years post-residency. A member who has demonstrated exemplary dedication, commitment and leadership in one for the following:

  • Educational

  • Clinical

  • Community service and/or research

Relative to these domains, nominees should have:

  • Exemplified creativity, initiative and are committed to “making a difference”

  • Been effective at the local, provincial level

Nominations should include the following information:
CV or list of recognized acknowledgements
A letter which outlines the efforts of young physician leaders of tomorrow for their efforts today. More endorsements encouraged

To qualify the recipient must have made contributions in at least two of the above fields.

Optional nomination form

Any and all staff can nominate a physician.

Submission deadline: Monday, February 18, 2019

Click here to view the list of previous year’s winners


Save the date

All awards will be presented at the AGM & Award Presentation Dinner on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Spouses/significant others, family and friends are welcome to attend.  This is a great chance to share the evening with colleagues or classmates!

More details to follow.