Dialogue Volume 14 Issue 2 2018 - Page 20

FOR YOUR INFORMATION THE 2019 HONOURING OUTSTANDING PHYSICIANS The College is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Council Award. The Council Award is presented four times each year to outstanding Ontario physicians who have demonstrated excellence and come closest to meeting society's vision of an "ideal physician". The criteria for selecting a physician for the Council Award is based on the eight physician roles identified as the essential qualities needed to practise modern medicine: • Medical Expert/Clinical Decision Maker • Gatekeeper/Resource Manager • Communicator • Collaborator • Health Advocate • Learner • Scientist/Scholar • Person & Professional Through the award, the College honours Ontario physicians whose performance in each of these roles is outstanding, recognizing that individual physicians will demonstrate more extensive expertise in some roles than in others. How to Nominate a Physician Anyone may nominate a physician for the Council Award. If you know of a physician who meets the selection criteria, please nominate him or her. Visit www.cpso.on.ca/council-award to download a copy of the nomination form. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Monday, October 1, 2018 at 5 p.m. For further information, please contact cpsoaward@cpso.on.ca or call us at 416-967-2600 or 1-800-268-7096 ext. 402. 20 DIALOGUE ISSUE 2, 2018