The Canada Gairdner Wightman Award is given annually to a Canadian who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in medicine and medical science in Canada. It is awarded for (1) leadership in a specific field of biomedical sciences in Canada (basic, clinical, population health) and/or original, sustained contributions to that field internationally; and (2) for institutional, academic, and scientific leadership leading to biomedical research establishment/development in Canada and internationally. The award is worth $100,000.
Recipients are often in the middle of productive careers, highly published, and:
Nomination can be made by anyone who knows the nominee and his/her work well enough to write a competitive nomination letter.
A complete nomination package will consist of:
Please submit nominations through the Gairdner Nominations Portal at www.gairdner.org
The final nomination deadline is October 1, 2017
Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall (email@example.com) at Research Development & Services regarding this award and the nomination process.