Canadian Cardiovascular Society

CCS Achievement Award

Deadline:  May 17, 2021 (no later than 12:00 Noon EDT)

Award Criteria and How to submit a nomination

The CCS Achievement Award was created in 1992 in recognition of Canadians who have made outstanding contributions in their career within the cardiovascular field.

Award Criteria: 

CCS Members are asked to nominate an individual whose/who:

  • Career has significantly aided the growth of and support to the cardiovascular field;
  • Is a Canadian citizen, and member of CCS;
  • Contains highly respected attributes relative to this Award.

A Nomination submission must include the following documents:

  • a Letter of Recommendation summarizing the candidate’s highly respected attributes relative to this Award;
  • an updated CV and a brief 1-2 page Biography of the nominee.

Submit a nomination by email: nominations@ccs.ca

Award Prize: 

In addition to the plaque presentation at the annual CCS Awards Ceremony, which takes place during the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, the Annual Achievement Award recipient will receive complimentary registration for the current year’s Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.

CCS Achievement Award Recipients

2020 – Blair O’Neill, Edmonton
2019 – Jacques Genest, Montréal
2017 – Paul Dorian, Toronto
2018 – Anne Gillis, Calgary
2017 – Paul Dorian, Toronto
2016 – Robert Sheldon, Calgary
2015 – Ruth Collins-Nakai, Edmonton
2014 – Merril Knudtson, Calgary
2013 – Charles Kerr, Vancouver
2012 – Lyall Higginson, Ottawa
2011 – Peter Lui, Toronto
2010 – Hugh Scully, Toronto
2009 – Neil McKenzie, London
2008 – D. George Wyse, Calgary
2007 – William Kostuk, London
2006 – Jean G Dumesnil, Sainte-Foy
2005 – Jean L Rouleau, Montréal
2004 – Peter McLaughlin, Toronto
2003 – Robert Freedom, Halifax
2002 – Gilles Dagenais, Sainte-Foy
2001 – Henry Mizgala, Vancouver
2000 – Tirone David, Toronto
1999 – Raymond O Heimbecker, Collingwood
1998 – John Cairns, Vancouver          
1998 – Peter Vlad, Ottawa
1997 – Wilbert J Keon, Ottawa
1996 – Ramsay Gunton, London
1995 – Wilfred G Bigelow, Toronto
1994 – Eldon R Smith, Calgary
1993 – Robert Beamish, Winnipeg
1992 – Louis Horlick, Saskatoon

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