CAPhO Awards and Travel Grants

Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) is pleased to offer the following awards and travel grants to its members:

To qualify for a CAPhO award and/or travel grant, a nomination / application needs to be submitted.

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients.

Find out more about becoming a member so that you have access to the awards and grants program.

 CAPhO Awards

Title Description
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 $2000 Travel Grant, certificate and cash award of $1,500.

In order to celebrate CAPhO's 20th anniversary, the CAPhO Executive chose to honor Larry Broadfield, one of its founding members. We are proud to announce that the CAPhO Distinguished Service Award will be known as the Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award as of 2016 and going forward.

The application deadline is Monday, December 10, 2018.

Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award Details

CAPhO Merit Award

This award consists of a certificate and a cash award of $1,000 given to a practicing oncology pharmacist(s), pharmacy technician(s)/assistant(s) who are members of CAPhO. It is given in recognition of a project/innovation in oncology pharmacy aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. There are two (2) awards of $1,000 available each year. 

The application deadline is Monday, December 10, 2018.

CAPhO Merit Award Details

Fellow of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (FCAPhO)

The FCAPhO recognizes excellence in the practice of oncology pharmacy in Canada by distinguishing oncology pharmacists and other health care professionals interested in oncology pharmacy who are CAPhO members and have made outstanding contributions to this field and to CAPhO. There are three (3) awards available each year which consist of a $500 cash award and travel expnses up to the value of $2,000.

The application deadline is Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

FCAPhO Details

CAPhO Past President Award

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

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 his/her contribution with a CAPhO Volunteer Recognition Award. Open to both oncology pharmacists and pharmacy technicians/assistants, this award consists of a cash reward of $500, registration to the CAPhO Conference and travel expenses of up to $2,000.

The application deadline is Monday, December 10, 2018.

Volunteer Recognition Award Details

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, certificate and a CAPhO Conference travel grant up to a maximum of $2000.

The application deadline is Monday, December 10, 2018.

Preceptor / Mentorship Award Details

Student Member Award

This award was established to recognize student members and their contributions to the area of oncology pharmacy, and is open to both pharmacy students and pharmacy assistant/technician students. It is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward and CAPhO Conference Travel Grant to the value of  $2,000.

The application deadline is Monday, December 10, 2018. 

Student Member Award

Technician / Assistant Award

This award was established to recognize a Technician / Assistant and their contributions to Oncology Pharmacy by working towards excellence of practice beyond traditional roles. Open only to Technicians and Assistants, it is available annually and consists of a CAPhO Conference Travel Grant up to the value of $2,000 and cash reward of $500. 

The application deadline is Monday, December 10, 2018. 

Technician / Assistant Award

CAPhO Conference Poster Awards

Four CAPhO Poster Awards are presented annually at the CAPhO Conference. Each of these awards consists of a certificate and cash award of $500. There is one poster award for each of the following categories:

  • Best Overall Poster for Research (Clinical)
  • Best Overall Poster for Research (Non-Clinical)
  • Best Overall Poster for Pharmacy Practice
  • Best Overall Poster for Administration

The application deadline is Monday, January 21, 2019.

CAPhO Conference Poster Award Details

 

CAPhO Travel Grants

Title Description
CAPhO Conference Travel Grant

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) holds an Annual Conference at various locations throughout Canada. CAPhO members may apply for a travel grant. There are two (2) $2,000 grants available each year to help cover expenses. There is one grant dedicated to pharmacists and one dedicated to technicians or pharmacy assistants.

The application deadline is Friday, February 11, 2019.

CAPhO Conference Travel Grant Details

CAPhO Student and Resident Travel Grant

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) holds an Annual Conference at various locations throughout Canada. CAPhO invites its members who are attending the event to apply for a travel grant. There is one (1) $2,000 grant available every year to help cover expenses. This grant is dedicated to residents and students who are passionate about the area of oncology pharmacy.

The application deadline is Friday, February 11, 2019.

CAPhO Student and Resident Travel Grant Details

CAPhO Technician / Assistant Travel Grant

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) holds an Annual Conference at various locations throughout Canada. CAPhO invites its members who are attending the event to apply for a travel grant. There is one (1) $2,000 grant available every year to help cover expenses. This grant is dedicated to technicians and assistants who are passionate about the area of oncology pharmacy.

The application deadline is Friday, February 11, 2019.

CAPhO Conference Technician / Assistant Travel Grant Details

ISOPP Symposium Travel Grant

The International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) holds an annual symposium at various locations throughout the world. CAPhO members may apply for a travel grant. There are two (2) $3,000 grants available each year to help cover expenses.

The application deadline is Friday, February 11, 2019.

ISOPP Symposium Travel Grant Details

Wild Card Travel Grant

There are many symposia and conferences geared towards oncology pharmacy practice that are open to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians/assistants to attend at various locations around the world. The Wild Card Travel Grant is available to help cover the cost of attendance. CAPhO invites its members who are attending an event to apply for this travel grant.  There are seven (7) grants available each year in three different denominations: $500, $1,000 and $2,000. Please note that members can receive this award more than once but not more than once per calendar year.

The application deadline is Friday, February 11, 2019.

Wild Card Travel Grant Details

 

Honourary Life Membership

Title Description
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 membership prior to incorporation in 2017 are:  Lauren (Flay) Charbonneau, Roxanne Dobish, Edgar Goldstein, Hollis Lee Gordon, Janice Kolbinson, Betty Riddell and Susan Walisser.