The Call for Nominations for the 2019 Children's Healthcare Canada Awards is now open!

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On behalf of the Children's Healthcare Canada Board of Directors it is my pleasure to open the call for nominations for Children's Healthcare Canada’s 2019 Awards for Individual Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Patient & Family Leadership, and Leadership in Media.

The Children's Healthcare Canada Awards program has been running since 2005 and has served to recognize leaders and champions within the paediatric healthcare community.

Nominations must be submitted electronically no later than October 14, 2019 to conference@childrenshealthcarecanada.ca.

We look forward to receiving your nominations and to honouring this year’s awardees at the Children's Healthcare Canada Annual Conference Social Evening on Monday, December 9, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Please find below the descriptions and nomination packages for all four awards:

The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Patient and Family Leadership

This award was created to recognize outstanding leadership by a parent or caregiver who has served in a volunteer capacity to improve the patient and family experience for those accessing paediatric health care in Canada.

This award will be presented to an individual who has exemplified courage, commitment and resilience by donating their time and emotional energy to promote systemic change at a local, regional and/or national level.

Click here to download the nomination package for The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Patient and Family Leadership

The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Leadership in Media

This award was created to recognize outstanding journalism, reporting, editorial or blogging that increases awareness of Canadian paediatric health issues, or the role Children's Healthcare Canada members play to enable the best healthcare for Canada’s children and youth.

Click here to download the nomination package for The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Leadership in Media

The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Individual Leadership

This award was created to recognize outstanding leadership by an individual who has dedicated his or her career to improving the health and well-being of children and youth in Canada through health promotion, policy initiatives and/or increased public awareness.

This award will be presented to an individual who has exemplified leadership, creativity and initiative to promote positive change and long-term improvement for the health and well-being of children and youth.

Click here to download the nomination package for the Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Individual Leadership

The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Organizational Leadership

This award recognizes the leadership of an organization, a foundation, or a corporation to enable the best healthcare for Canada’s children and youth. The recipient organization has demonstrated leadership to inspire change and innovation that has had significant and lasting impact on the paediatric healthcare system(s), and/or populations served.

This award also recognizes the value an organization places on partnerships and collaboration within the healthcare community.

Click here to download the nomination package for The Children’s Healthcare Canada Award for Organizational Leadership 

Any questions about the nomination process and awards program can be sent to Kerri-Ann Mainville, Manager of Member Engagement (kmainville@childrenshealthcarecanada.ca).

Yours Sincerely, 

Emily 

Emily Gruenwoldt
President & CEO
Children’s Healthcare Canada