The CAG Young Educator Award recognizes outstanding contributions to gastroenterology through education by a young educator CAG member, who is invited to give a lecture at Canadian Digestive Diseases Week™. Candidates must:
- be under 45 years of age and be within ten (10) years of their 1st academic appointment
- hold an appointment at a Canadian university, hospital or research institute
- be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant resident in Canada
2019 CAG Young Educator with former GRIT Chair, Dr. Geoff Williams
Dr. Steven Gruchy, Dalhousie University
Step One: Nomination - Deadline is September 30 11:59 PM ET
Please note that any submissions received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.
Nominators are required to submit an online nomination form. Nominators must be CAG members.
During your completion of the nomination form you will be asked to upload required documentation; you must have these .pdf documents prepared, finalized, and ready to upload when you begin the online form.
1. Letter of Support
2. CV of the Nominee
Upon successful submission you will be directed to a webpage that confirms the successful submission and within a short period of time you will receive an email from the CAG National Office confirming receipt of your submission. If this does not occur, please contact the CAG National Office immediately.
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™.
2016 Dr. Geoff Williams, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2015 Dr. Brian Bressler, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
2014 Dr. Maitreyi Raman, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2013 Dr. Kevin Waschke, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
2012 Dr. Clarence Wong, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
2011 Dr. Dana Farina, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2010 Dr. Kelly Burak, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2009 Dr. Nicola Jones, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2008 Dr. Sylvain Coderre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2007 Dr. Jamie Gregor, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
2006 Dr. John Marshall, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
2005 Dr. Janice Barkey, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba