Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Trainee Excellence in Education Award

Deadline: TBD

This Award was first presented in 2002. It acknowledges a CCS Member-in-Training for their extraordinary accomplishment in all aspects of medical education in any of the cardiovascular fields, be that adult cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, pediatric cardiology or pure research.

Award Criteria:

Nominations are solicited from CCS Members, Program Directors, Chiefs of Cardiology and Deans of Medicine.

The CCS Trainee Member should have:

  1. The nominee is a Canadian citizen and must be a member of CCS;
  2. Earned distinction as an outstanding teacher of fellow trainees, junior house-staff and medical students;
  3. Acquired accomplishments illustrating initiative and innovation in, and contributions to medical education.

A Nomination submission must include the following documents:

  1. Letter from the primary nominator outlining the rationale for the nomination;
  2. Second letter of support from the Program Director of the nominee;
  3. 1-2 page Biography of the nominee.

Submit a Nomination by email: CCS Nominations and Awards Committee 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 Trainee Excellence in Education Award recipient will receive up to $1,000 travel bursary and complimentary registration for the current year’s Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.

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