IBD Nurse Of The Year Award

THE OUTSTANDING IBD NURSE AWARD


The Outstanding IBD Nurse of the Year Award recognizes a nurse who has made exceptional contributions to the clinical care of patients with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. In addition, the recipient is acknowledged by patients and families as a caring and dedicated healthcare provider who has made a substantial impact to the delivery of clinical care of Crohn’s and colitis patients. This award celebrates those specialists who have displayed a steadfast commitment to their patients, serving as both nurse and patient advocate, often beyond normal “office” hours. 

To nominate an individual for the 2019 IBD Nurse of the Year award, click HERE.
The deadline for 2018 nominations is now over.

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The deadline for nominations is August 15 – 5 PM EST.

Past recipients:
None yet as this is a new award

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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