Nominations for the 2020 Achievement Awards are now open.
Nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.
Nominators must be a member of Doctors Nova Scotia (DNS) in good standing. Self-nominations are ineligible.
Members are eligible for nominations if they are a member of DNS and fall into one of the following membership categories* (see membership definitions):
- Full members
- Life members
- Retired members
- Members on Leave
Full nomination criteria is outlined in the Award Committee Terms of Reference.
Each nomination must include:
- A completed 2020 Achievement Awards nomination form
- Nominee's curriculum vitae (five pages maximum)
- A typed summary (no more than 300 words, outlining why the nominee is deserving of the award. (Highlight the nominee's career accomplishments, contributions to their community, and personal points of interest about their family and/or hobbies.)
- Letters of support from two DNS members
The awards will be presented at Doctors Nova Scotia’s 2020 annual conference on June 6 at Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, Digby, N.S.
Doctors Nova Scotia honoured nine doctors for their contributions to the medical profession in 2019. For a complete list of all physicians honoured in past years, check out this list of achievement award winners.