CAPHC Contribution to Child Health Award
This annual award was created to recognize an individual who has dedicated his or her career to making a difference to the lives and well-being of children, youth and families in Canada. The award recognizes outstanding achievement from multiple perspectives as well as an individual’s dedication and commitment to CAPHC’s goals and objectives.
The CAPHC Contribution to Child Health Award was established by the Board of Directors at the 2005 Annual Retreat, with the first presentation at the Annual Conference in St. John’s Newfoundland.
Contribution to Child Health Award Recipients
2016: Dr. Shoo Lee Scientific Director for the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH); Professor of Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Public Health at the University of Toronto; and Paediatrician-in-Chief and Director of the Maternal-Infant Care (MICare) Research Centre at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
2015: Dr. Denis Daneman (Paediatrician-in-Chief at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Chair of the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto)
2013: Ms Mary Jo Haddad (former President & CEO of The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto)
2011: Dr Austin (Rick) Cooper (Department of Paediatrics, Memorial University. Janeway Children's Health and Rehabilitation Centre)
2010: Dr Gerarda Cronin (Director of Quality and Decision Support, Child Health Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority)
2009: Dr Harvey Guyda (former Associate Executive Director, Montreal Children's Hospital)
2008: Mr Frank Gavin (Founder and Past-Chair, Canadian Family Advisory Network)
2007: Ms Marilyn Booth (Executive Director, PCMCH - Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health)
2005: Mr Garry Cardiff (former President and CEO, CHEO - Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario)
CAPHC Citizenship Award
The “CAPHC Citizenship Award” was established by the CAPHC Board of Directors in 2007, with the first presentation at the Annual Conference in Montreal Québec.
This award, distinguishes an organization, a foundation, or a corporation’s philanthropic contribution dedicated to improving the lives of Canada’s children and youth. This award also recognizes the value an organization places on innovation, partnerships and collaboration with the healthcare community within a shared vision for the future of our
Citizenship Award Recipients
2015: UNICEF Canada
2014: Accreditation Canada
2013: Gerald Perron et Le Groupe Perron
2012: The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
2011: The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation
2010: The SickKids Foundation
2009: Canadian Patient Safety Institute
2007: Bell Canada
CAPHC Honorary Membership Award
In 2012 CAPHC was honoured to present the Bilodeau Family with CAPHC's Honorary Membership Award.