Guidelines For the
Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine
CBOM Award of Merit
What is the CBOM Award of Merit?
This is CBOM’s official recognition of individuals who have made exemplary contributions to “encourage the study, improve the practice and elevate the standards of Occupational Medicine throughout Canada”. This award is presented in the form of an individual plaque at a CBOM annual meeting.
Who is eligible for consideration for the award?
Anyone is eligible for nomination. Nominees for this award are not restricted to certificants of CBOM, nor are they restricted to physicians. The eligibility for consideration is simply that the nominee must have made an exemplary contribution to the objectives of CBOM.
On what basis are recipients selected?
The committee members consider every nomination received on the basis of whether:
- The nominee has made an exemplary contribution, above and beyond professional duties, to encourage the study, improve the practice and elevate the standards of Occupational Medicine throughout Canada
- The nominee has made either a single outstanding contribution or significant continuous contributions over a period of time
Established in 2001
2001: Pat Mills
2002: John Markham
2003 – 2009: No award presented
2010 – Douglas Hamm
2011 – 2017: No award presented