Achievement awards

Achievement awards

Nominations for 2021 awards now open.

2021 nominations

Nominations for the 2021 Achievement Awards are now open.

Nomination deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 2.

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 2021 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

Awards presentation

The awards will be presented at Doctors Nova Scotia’s 2021 annual conference on June 12 at Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa, Digby, N.S.

Nominate a colleague today

Past winners

Doctors Nova Scotia honoured eight doctors for their contributions to the medical profession in 2020. For a complete list of all physicians honoured in past years, check out this list of achievement award winners.


Melissa Murray
Communications coordinator
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4923