The CAPHC Awards program has been running since 2005 and has served to recognize leaders and champions within the paediatric healthcare community. The program has developed from a single award in 2005 to four awards in 2018. Please review the award descriptions below. To view a list of past winners, please click here.
Nominations for these awards will be accepted until July 15, 2018.
This award recognizes the leadership of an organization, a foundation, or a corporation to enable the best healthcare for Canada’s children and youth. The recipient organization has demonstrated leadership to inspire change and innovation that has had significant and lasting impact on the paediatric healthcare system(s), and/or populations served.
This award also recognizes the value an organization places on partnerships and collaboration within the healthcare community.
This award was created to recognize outstanding leadership by an individual who has dedicated his or her career to improving the health and well-being of children and youth in Canada through health promotion, policy initiatives and/or increased public awareness.
This award will be presented to an individual who has exemplified leadership, creativity and initiative to promote positive change and long-term improvement for the health and well-being of children and youth.
The CAPHC Award for Patient & Family Leadership was created to recognize outstanding leadership by a patient (current or former), parent or caregiver who has served in a volunteer capacity to improve the patient and family experience for those accessing paediatric health care in Canada.
This award will be presented to an individual who has exemplified courage, commitment and resilience by donating their time and emotional energy to promote systemic change at a local, regional and/or national level.
This award was created to recognize outstanding journalism, reporting, editorial or blogging that increases awareness of Canadian paediatric health issues, or the role CAPHC members play to enable the best healthcare for Canada’s children and youth.