Distinguished Rheumatologist Award

This competition is open.  Nomination deadline is October 14, 2022.

Nomination Form


Recognition of a Distinguished Rheumatologist who has made an outstanding contribution to rheumatology in Canada. The candidate must be a CRA member in good standing, and an accomplished Canadian Rheumatologist of high professional calibre, who has significantly furthered rheumatology in Canada in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Patient Care and Service: to the benefit of patients with rheumatic disorders.
  2. Professional Activities:  extraordinary services to Canadian rheumatology and/or the Canadian Rheumatology Association. Could also include significant interface with international rheumatology organizations and scholarly achievement.

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

  1. Patient care and service
  2. Professional Activities
  3. Overall contribution

Scores are not to be mathematically combined or averaged. A high score on one criterion is sufficient to win award.

The award consists of a $5,000.00 cheque and a framed certificate.