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CanSAGE Achievement Awards

The CanSAGE Achievement Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the field of minimally invasive gynecology by our members. Learn more about the criteria for these awards and the nomination process below.

Award Criteria

Award for Early Achievement in Minimally Invasive Gynecology

  • The CanSAGE Award for Early Achievement in Minimally Invasive Gynecology recognizes a gynecologist working in the surgical and/or medical management of benign gynecological conditions.
  • The recipient should demonstrate promise in either leadership, education or research in the area of women’s health.
  • Applicants must be within the first five years of practice.

Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Care

  • The CanSAGE Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Care recognizes an individual who has distinguished themselves in any of the following fields of expertise: allied health profession, basic science, health education, or clinical practice.
  • The recipient should exemplify outstanding contributions in clinical care, advocacy, leadership, education or research in the area of gynecologic health.

CanSAGE Lifetime Achievement Award for Gynecologic Excellence

  • The CanSAGE Lifetime Achievement Award for Gynecologic Excellence recognizes a gynecologist currently working or recently retired from practice in the surgical and/or medical management of benign gynecological conditions.
  • Applicants need to have made a significant contribution to their field of expertise on a national level through leadership positions, research, advocacy or education.

Nomination Process

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Download and complete the nomination form (Word doc).

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Submit the following to admin@cansage.org:

  1. The completed nomination form;
  2. Your letter in support of the candidate (700 word limit);
  3. Two (2) additional letters of support (300 word limit);
  4. the candidate’s CV.
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Nominations will be submitted to the CanSAGE Awards Committee for consideration.

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Recipients will be contacted prior to the annual meeting and invited to attend.

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Awards will be given out at the Closing Ceremonies at CanSAGE 2022.

Notes: Nominations and supporting documents may be submitted in French. Award will only be presented if nominations are received and meet all listed criteria.

CanSAGE 2022 Awards Committee

  • Liane Belland (President)
  • Jamie Kroft (Vice-President)
  • John Thiel (Executive Director)
  • Olga Bougie (Treasurer)
  • Sari Kives (Secretary)
Committee discussing an application

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