National Awards Program Nominations

The National Awards Program boasts 16 awards honouring leaders in healthcare, including senior executives, emerging leaders, administrative and operational teams, nurses, students and more.

Award Categories



Individual Awards

The nominations for the awards listed below are to be completed in two sections: Section A and Section B. Information on award eligibility can be found on the award's page and in the award's Section B nomination template. 

Section A
This section is to be submitted via the online form for individual awards. The form comprises of general contact information and a 250-word summary. The summary should touch on the eligibility criteria and illustrate why you feel that the candidate should win this award. The summaries will be reviewed by the selection committee and a short list of top contenders will be formed. 

The deadline to complete Section A is November 30, 2019.

Section B
Those on the shortlist will be asked to complete section B of the nomination. See the table below for the Section B nomination template of each individual award.

The deadline to complete Section B is February 1, 2020.

Award Information

Section A

Section B

Celebrating the Human Spirit Award Nominations are closed. Download the nomination template.
Mentorship Award Nominations are closed. Download the nomination template.
Nursing Leadership Award Nominations are closed. Download the nomination template.
Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award Nominations are closed. Download the nomination template.


Team and Organization Awards

The nomination for the awards listed below is to be submitted online using the College’s Team and Organization Awards Form. Before filling out the nomination form please ensure you have completed the nomination template.

The completed nomination package includes:
  • Nominee and nominator contact information
  • A 250-word summary of the nominee's achievements, as they relate to the award criteria
  • The completed nomination template with supporting documents (if applicable)
Information on award eligibility and criteria can be found in the award's nomination template.

The deadline to submit a nomination for a team and organization award is February 1, 2020.

Award Information

Online Form 

Nomination Templates

3M Health Care Quality Team Awards Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.
Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.
Energy & Environmental Stewardship Award Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.
Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.
Excellence in Patient Experience Award Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.
Excellence in Patient Safety Award Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.
Recognition in Delivering Value-based Healthcare Make a Nomination Download the nomination template.



Additional College Awards

Award Information

Nomination Process

Chapter Award for Distinguished Service Please complete the Chapter Award Nomination Template and send your nomination to your chapter executives. Deadline varies by chapter.
CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award Nominations are accepted exclusively from the College’s past chairs of the Board of Directors; College Fellows; Chapter Chairs and past recipients of the College Award for Distinguished Service and the College Honourary Life Membership Award. Download the nomination template.
HMF Article of the Year Award The recipient will be selected by a committee comprising of Editorial Board members, peer reviewers, and active College members
President's Award for Outstanding Corporate Membership The recipient will be selected by a committee appointed by the President.
Robert Wood Johnson Awards Please contact the program director at any of the six participating universities.


For additional information please contact:

Christian Coulombe, Director, Marketing & Communications
by e-mail or telephone at 613-235-7218 ext. 213.