2018 CGS Call for Awards  
THE 2018 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS IS NOW CLOSED. 

Call for Nominations: Peter McCracken Physician Innovator in Education Award

Overview: This award is not intended as a “life-time achievement award;” rather, it honours a single achievement within the last three (3) years. The award recognizes a geriatric medicine or care of the elderly physician’s accomplishment in ONE of the following areas:  

  • Development and use of innovative teaching and/or evaluation methods for geriatric medicine OR
  • Effective use of strategies at a local or national level to increase geriatrics content in the curriculum OR
  • Development of strategies to increase interest in or recruitment to geriatric medicine OR
  • Conducting of an innovative and/or influential research project related to geriatric medicine education

Nomination Process: Nomination must be made by a member of the CGS. Please include the following in your submission and send to cgs@secretariatcentral.com:

  • A letter of nomination from a CGS member outlining the nominee’s specific accomplishment in one of the four (4) areas outlined above in the award description. 
  • Up to two (2) letters of support from students, peers and colleagues.
  • A brief description (maximum three [3] pages) of the nominee's innovation in education, plus supporting documents. If there are no suitable winners, the committee reserves the right not to present the award in any given year.

The recipient will be notified mid-February, 2018. 

THE 2018 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS IS NOW CLOSED. 

Award: The award will be presented at the CGS Annual Meeting held in Montreal, April 19th – 21st, 2018. The recipient will receive a monetary award of $500.00. 



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