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Members of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) are invited to nominate individuals for the 2010 CAG Research and Education Awards. All nominees must be members of the CAG. Descriptions of the awards, eligibility criteria and the process for nominating candidates are described below:
CAG Visiting Research Professorship – offered annually (although not necessarily awarded) to a proven teacher and an outstanding researcher. The Visiting Professor visits several centres across Canada to present at gastroenterology or grand rounds, and/or research seminars.
CAG Research Excellence Award – each year the Research Committee selects an outstanding Canadian Researcher to present the annual Research Lecture at Canadian Digestive Diseases Week.
CAG Young Investigator Award – recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through basic and/or clinical research by a young investigator, who is invited to give a lecture at Canadian Digestive Diseases Week. Candidates must:
CAG Education Excellence Award – offered annually for outstanding contributions to education on a national or international basis. The contribution may be in the areas of teaching, research in education or development of educational programs. The recipient is invited to give a lecture at Canadian Digestive Diseases Week.
CAG Young Educator Award – recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through education by a young investigator, who is invited to give a lecture at Canadian Digestive Diseases Week. Candidates must:
Nominations for the above awards can be made by any member of the CAG by completing and submitting on-line the fillable PDF nomination form found on the CAG Web site (under ‘Research, CAG Research Awards’ or ‘Physician Education, Awards’) at <http://www.cag-acg.org/uploads/cagyinominationformweb.pdf>, or by sending the completed form by fax or e-mail to the CAG National Office:
CAG National Office
1540 Cornwall Road, Suite 224
Oakville, Ontario L6J 7W5
For all nominations, a copy of the candidate’s curriculum vitae and a letter of support should be forwarded along with the nomination.
The Research and Education Committees will review the nominations and make recommendations to the Board, who will make the final decision regarding recipients. Selection will be based on the research or education record of candidates.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is July 31, 2009.
The CAG is proud to acknowledge its Benefactor Corporate Sponsors: