Dialogue Volume 15 Issue 1 2019 - Page 37

CPSO COUNCIL AWARD T S TA N D I N G OU 2020 The Council Award honours outstanding Ontario physicians who have demonstrated excellence and come closest to meeting society's vision of an "ideal physician." Four awards are presented each year, in the following categories: Academic Specialty, Community Specialty, Academic Family Practice and Community Family Practice. NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS CRITERIA 1. C  omplete the nomination form. 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: 2. Provide a detailed nominator’s statement describing how the nominee has demonstrated overall excellence and contributed to the profession. You are encouraged to include pertinent supporting materials such as testimonials, reports, media articles, CVs, etc. • medical expert/clinical decision maker • communicator • collaborator • gatekeeper/resource manager • health advocate • learner • scientist/scholar • person & professional The Council Award recognizes physicians whose performance in these roles is outstanding, recognizing that they may demonstrate more extensive expertise in some roles than in others. Details on the elements of each role are outlined on the CPSO's award webpage. ELIGIBILITY FOR NOMINATION Anyone may nominate a physician for the Council Award. To be eligible for nomination, a physician must be licensed in Ontario and be in good standing with the College. Previous nominees who were unsuccessful are eligible. Former recipients of the Council Award or the Excellence in Quality Management of Medical Care Award are not eligible for nomination. Council Members and staff of the College and members of their immediate families are also not eligible. 3. F  ind a seconder for the nomination who will provide a written testimonial about the nominee's accomplishments. 4. The completed Council Award nomination package (including nominator’s statement, supporting material and seconder’s statement) can be emailed to cpsoaward@cpso.on.ca or mailed to the following address: The Council Award, c/o Communications Department College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario 80 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2E2 For more information, please contact: Call: 416-967-2600 or 1-800-268-7096, ext. 257 E-mail: cpsoaward@cpso.on.ca Additional information and nomination forms are available at: www.cpso.on.ca/council-award CHECKLIST: Nomination form Nominator's statement Seconder's statement Supporting documents (optional) Nominee's CV (optional) The deadline for the nominations is Monday, September 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.