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CanSAGE  Award Nominations

CanSAGE 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.

  CanSAGE Members – It’s Time to Recognize your Colleagues!

We have three awards to be awarded at the CanSAGE 2024 Annual Conference in Victoria, BC:

  • Award for Early Achievement in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  • Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Care
  • Resident Award for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Successful candidates will receive:

  • Complimentary registration for the 2024 CanSAGE Conference in Victoria, BC
  • Complimentary CanSAGE membership for one year
  • An award during the Closing Ceremonies at the 2024 CanSAGE Conference in Victoria, BC

Award Criteria

AWARD FOR EARLY ACHIEVEMENT
IN MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGY

The CanSAGE Award for Early Achievement in Minimally Invasive Gynecology recognizes a gynaecologist 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.

Resident Award for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery

The CanSAGE Resident Award for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery recognizes a resident who demonstrates leadership in their training program and a commitment to minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
The recipient should demonstrate contributions to the field and must be a senior resident (PGY3-5) in a Canadian OBGYN residency program.

Nomination Requirements for Early Achievement in Minimally Invasive Gynecology or Excellence in Gynecologic Care Awards*

  • Completion of online nomination form
  • Letter in support of the Candidate (700 word limit)
  • Two (2) additional letters of support (300 word limit)
  • A current CV of the nominee

Nomination Requirements for Resident Award for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery*

  • Completion of online nomination form
  • Letter of support from residency program director
  • A current CV of the nominee
  • Self-nominations are acceptable but must include a letter of reference from another CanSAGE member
  • Each OBGYN program may nominate a maximum of one (1) resident each year

*Nominations and supporting documents may be submitted in French.
Award(s) will only be presented
if nominations are received and meet all listed criteria.

Nomination Process

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Complete the online nomination form.

Make sure to include all required documents before submission.

The deadline to submit your nomination is xx-2024

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Nominations will be submitted to the CanSAGE Awards Committee for consideration.

 

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The selected award recipients will be contacted prior to the 2024 Annual CanSAGE Conference and invited to attend.

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The recipients will be given their awards in person at the 2024 Annual CanSAGE Conference and will receive free conference registration and CanSAGE membership for one year.

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CanSAGE will contact the recipients at a later date to request a headshot photo to be added on the CanSAGE website.

CanSAGE 2024 Awards Committee

  • Dr. Jamie Kroft (President)
  • Dr. Sari Kives (Vice-President)
  • Dr. Olga Bougie (Secretary)
  • Dr. Alysha Nensi (Treasurer)
Committee discussing an application