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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 its Committee on Ethics, who presided over the original draft of the CMA Code of Ethics.

The award recognizes a CMA member who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, commitment and dedication to advancing and promoting excellence in medical ethics or medical professionalism in Canada.

Candidates must demonstrate, in one of the following areas:

  • commitment to furthering the cause of medical ethics in Canada
  • leadership in enhancing ethical and professional behaviour amongst Canadian physicians
  • excellence in research and/or teaching initiatives in medical ethics

Nomination form | Terms of reference

Recipients

2018 Dr. Ritika Goel
2017Dr. James Silvius
2016Dr. Chip Doig
2015Dr. Paul Byrne
2014Dr. Eric Wasylenko
2013Dr. David McKnight and Dr. Ian Mitchell
2012Dr. Vincent P. Sweeney
2011Dr. Bonnie Cham
2010Dr. Eugene Bereza
2009Dr. Nuala Kenny
2008Dr. Philip Hébert
2007Dr. John Dossetor