Physician of the Year Award

THE OUTSTANDING PHYSICIAN AWARD

The Outstanding Physician Award recognizes a physician 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 physician and patient advocate, often beyond normal “office” hours. 

Nominations for the 2019 Physician of the Year Award are now being accepted.
The deadline for 2018 nominations is now over.

To nominate an individual for the Physician of the year award, click HERE.

Past recipients:
2017      Dr. Jennifer Jones, Halifax, NS
2016      Dr. Tony Otley, Halifax, NS

  • 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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