Early Career Educator Award

The CAG Early Career Educator Award (formerly known as the Young Educator Award) recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through education.

Candidates must:

  • Be within ten (10) years of their first academic appointment
  • Hold an appointment at a Canadian university, hospital or research institute
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant resident in Canada
  • Be a CAG Member



2024 Award Recipient

Jason Silverman, University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB


Application Process

Step One: Nomination - Deadline is August 31 11:59 PM ET

Please note that any submissions received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.

Nominators and Nominees must be CAG members in good standing for at least 3 years. Nominators are required to submit an online nomination form.

Submission Requirements

This online form must be completed in one single session. This form cannot save your information to return to at a later time.

Required documentation to be uploaded:
1. Letter of Support
2. Nominee CV

Upon successful submission, you will be redirected to a confirmation webpage and will receive an email from us. If this does not occur, please contact the CAG National Office.


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Step Two: Review

The CAG Education Affairs Committee will review the nominations and make recommendations to the executive, who will make the final decision regarding recipients.

Step Three: Approval

Only the award recipient will be notified via email. The award is presented at CDDW™.

Previous Award Recipients