Dr. William Marsden Award in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
The Dr. William Marsden Award in Medical Ethics and Professionalism honours the CMA's first chair of the Committee on Ethics. Dr. Marsden was CMA president in 1873-74 and presided over the first draft of the CMA Code of Ethics, approved in 1868.
The award recognizes a CMA member who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, commitment and dedication to the cause of advancing and promoting excellence in the field of medical ethics or medical professionalism in Canada.
Candidates must demonstrate, in one of the following areas:
- high level of commitment to furthering the cause of medical ethics or medical professionalism in Canada.
- leadership in enhancing ethical and professional behaviour amongst Canadian physicians.
- excellence in research and/or teaching initiatives in medical ethics or medical professionalism.
Terms of reference
Dr. James Silvius |
|2016||Dr. Chip Doig |
|2015||Dr. Paul Byrne|
|2014||Dr. Eric Wasylenko|
|2013||Dr David McKnight and Dr. Ian Mitchell|
|2012||Dr. Vincent P. Sweeney|
|2011||Dr. Bonnie Cham|
|2010||Dr. Eugene Bereza|
|2009||Dr. Nuala Kenny|
|2008||Dr. Philip Hébert|
|2007||Dr. John Dossetor|