Canadian Medical Association awards

CMA AwardsDo you know someone who has helped to raise the standards of health care delivery or medical practice in Canada? Nominate them for a Canadian Medical Association special award.

Deadline for nominations

Nominations must be submitted by October 25 of each year. The AMA Nominating Committee meets in November to review and select nominations for the CMA awards. If you would like to have the AMA nominate a colleague, please fill out the information required to have this nomination considered by the committee. 

For more information, please contact:

Annette Ross
Administrative Assistant, Public Affairs
Alberta Medical Association 
T 780-482-0312
Toll-free 1-800-272-9680 ext. 3312


Ten awards are given annually, recognizing the dedication, successes and talents of Canadian men and women who have made significant contributions in a number of areas:

  • Award for Young Leaders (Student, Resident and Early Career Physician categories)
  • Dr. Ashok Muzumdar Memorial Award for Physicians with Disabilities
  • Dr. Brian Brodie Medical Learner Leadership Award (Student and Resident category)
  • Dr. Léo-Paul Landry Medal of Service Award
  • Dr. William Marsden Award in Medical Ethics
  • F.N.G. Starr Award
  • John McCrae Memorial Medal
  • May Cohen Award for Women Mentors
  • Owen Adams Award of Honour
  • Sir Charles Tupper Award for Political Action

The CMA Committee on Archives and Awards meets in January to review nominations and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

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