The Awards Nominations Process

Call for nominations is now closed.

Every year CAPA and the CPAEA recognize one or more of its members with one of three awards: CAPA Honour Roll, Tom Ashman Physician Assistant of the Year Award and the PA Educator Award.

During the annual call for nominations, if you feel that an individual you know has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion and development of the Canadian Physician Assistant profession please be sure to submit your nominations to the the CAPA staff to admin@capa-acam.ca.  

Honour Roll

Recognizes:

  • An individual for outstanding contribution to the promotion and development of the Canadian physician assistant profession within recent years

Criteria:

  • Well recognized by members of the PA profession and others
  • Demonstrated a commitment to furthering the PA profession in Canada within the last year

Who Can Be Nominated?

  • Anyone, excluding the current CAPA Board of Directors, Honorary Members, and previous winners of the award

Who Can Nominate?

  • Current members of CAPA
  • Self-nomination by an individual is excluded

How to Nominate Someone:

  • Send a detailed letter to the Director, Communications and Stakeholder Relations explaining why you feel the individual should be recognized

Evaluation of Nominations:

  • Members of the CAPA Board of Directors

 


Tom Ashman Physician Assistant of the Year

Recognizes:

  • A current member of CAPA who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to furthering the PA professions in Canada

Criteria:

  • Must be a CAPA PA member in good standing

It is desirable that the individual have achieved a significant complement of the criteria listed below:

  • Well recognized by members of the PA profession and others
  • Demonstrated a long-term commitment to furthering the PA profession in Canada
  • Published writings advocating for the PA profession
  • Demonstrated outreach to any or all segments of the PA profession
  • Consistently demonstrates responsibility for own professional development
  • A volunteer within their community

Who Can Be Nominated?

  • Current PA Members of CAPA

Who Can Nominate?

  • Colleagues, co-workers, physicians, patients, friends, or family members
  • Self-nomination by an individual is excluded

How to Nominate Someone:

  • Send a detailed letter to the Director, Communications and Stakeholder Relations explaining why you feel the individual should be recognized

Evaluation of Nominations:

  • Members of the CAPA Board of Directors

 

Award recipients will be recognized at the Gala Dinner on October 28, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario.