T S TA N D I N G
The Council Award honours outstanding Ontario physicians who have demonstrated
excellence and come closest to meeting society's vision of an "ideal physician."
Four awards are presented each year, in the following categories: Academic Specialty,
Community Specialty, Academic Family Practice and Community Family Practice.
CRITERIA 1. Complete the nomination form.
The criteria for selecting a physician for the Council
Award is based on the eight physician roles identified
as the essential qualities needed to practise modern
medicine: 2. Provide a detailed nominator’s statement describing
how the nominee has demonstrated overall excellence
and contributed to the profession. You are encouraged
to include pertinent supporting materials such as
testimonials, reports, media articles, CVs, etc.
• medical expert/clinical
• health advocate
• person & professional
The Council Award recognizes physicians whose
performance in these roles is outstanding, recognizing
that they may demonstrate more extensive expertise in
some roles than in others. Details on the elements of
each role are outlined on the CPSO's award webpage.
ELIGIBILITY FOR NOMINATION
Anyone may nominate a physician for the Council
Award. To be eligible for nomination, a physician
must be licensed in Ontario and be in good standing
with the College. Previous nominees who were
unsuccessful are eligible. Former recipients of
the Council Award or the Excellence in Quality
Management of Medical Care Award are not eligible
for nomination. Council Members and staff of the
College and members of their immediate families are
also not eligible.
3. Find a seconder for the nomination who will provide a
written testimonial about the nominee's accomplishments.
4. The completed Council Award nomination package
(including nominator’s statement, supporting material
and seconder’s statement) can be emailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the following address:
The Council Award,
c/o Communications Department
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
80 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2E2
For more information, please contact:
Call: 416-967-2600 or 1-800-268-7096, ext. 257
Additional information and nomination forms are available at:
Supporting documents (optional)
Nominee's CV (optional)
The deadline for the nominations is Monday, September 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.