CAPhO Awards

Ambassador program

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) is pleased to offer a wide variety of awards to our members in order to recognize our members’ achievements in the field of oncology pharmacy.

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Currently Open Awards

No CAPhO Awards are currently open to accept nominations and applications.

Currently Closed Awards

The following Awards are not currently open to accept nominations and applications.

Technician / Assistant Award

This award was established to recognize a Pharmacy Technician / Assistant and their contributions to oncology pharmacy by working towards excellence of practice beyond traditional roles. It is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, a certificate and a CAPhO Virtual Conference registration.

Student Member Award

This award was established to recognize pharmacy student members and their contributions to the area of oncology pharmacy. The award is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, a certificate and a CAPhO Virtual Conference registration.

Preceptor / Mentorship Award

This award was established to recognize a CAPhO member who has promoted oncology pharmacy through mentorship or preceptorship and/or who has sought student engagement within the profession. The award is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, a certificate and a CAPhO Virtual Conference registration.

Volunteer Recognition Award

CAPhO members volunteer many hours to the Association as part of our efforts to improve oncology pharmacy practice. Each year, one member will be recognized for their contribution with a Volunteer Recognition Award. The award is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, a certificate and a CAPhO Virtual Conference registration.

Merit Award

This award is given in recognition of a project / innovation in oncology pharmacy aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. There are two awards available annually. It consists of a $1,000 cash reward and a certificate.

Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award

This award was established to recognize long-serving members who have made ongoing contributions to the success of CAPhO. The award is available annually and consists of a $1,500 cash reward, a certificate and a CAPhO Virtual Conference registration.

CAPhO Conference Poster Awards

Four CAPhO Poster Awards are presented annually at the CAPhO Conference. Each of these awards consists of a $500 cash reward and certificate.

Past President Award

This award is presented to the outgoing President of the CAPhO Board of Directors at the end of their two-year term. The award consists of a certificate.

Honourary Life Membership

The Honourary Life Membership is no longer awarded given incorporation and CAPhO’s current awards program. It was granted to CAPhO members to recognize outstanding, long-term (>20 years) career contributions related to the profession of oncology pharmacy and to CAPhO. Members who received Honourary Life Memberships prior to incorporation in 2017 are: Lauren (Flay) Charbonneau, Roxanne Dobish, Edgar Goldstein (deceased), Hollis Lee Gordon, Janice Kolbinson, Betty Riddell (deceased) and Susan Walisser.

Other Past Awards

Executive Service Award

Awarded in 2005
Recipient: Betty Riddell

Long Time Service Award

Awarded in 2004
Recipient: Lai Shrader

Oncology Pharmacy Initiated Research Grant

Awarded from 2008 to 2010
Recipients: Mova Leung, Kathy Vu

CAPhO Research Project Grant

Awarded in 2011
Recipient: Sean Hopkins

GSK Award for Oncology Pharmacy Research

Awarded in 2003
Recipient: Wayne Cottrell

Glaxo SmithKline Supportive Care Grant

Awarded in 2002
Recipients: Suzanne Malfair-Taylor, Francesca Rossi