Distinguished Investigator Award

Application deadline is October 31, 2019.

Recognition of a Distinguished Investigator who has made an outstanding contribution to rheumatology internationally. The candidate must be a CRA member in good standing, and an accomplished Canadian Rheumatologist of high professional calibre who has significantly furthered rheumatology research in Canada through the development of a major research program; who displays innovation in his or her work; and who has produced a significant body of research publications.

Scoring criteria (all criteria are scored out of 10):

  1. Development of major research program
  2. Innovation
  3. Research productivity
  4. Overall contribution to rheumatology internationally
  5. Comments

Scores can be mathematically averaged. High scores in all criteria are necessary to win award.

The award consists of a $2,500.00 cheque and a framed certificate.