CSEM Awards

Active CSEM Members may nominate their colleagues for this year's awards by filling out the CSEM Awards Nomination Form 2017 in fillable PDF format. The deadline for this year's awards is July 15, 2017.

Dr. Jacques Genest Lecturer Award

The Sandoz/Novartis Lecturer Award from 1975–2003, the Eli Lilly Award from 2004–2009, and the CSEM Lecturer Award from 2010–2012

A speaking honorarium and a plaque are awarded to the individual chosen to deliver the CSEM Award Lecture at the Annual Professional Conference.

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Dr. Stephanie Kaiser (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. Jacques Genest Lecturer Award to Dr. Clifford Rosen.
  • 2016: Clifford Rosen
  • 2015: Daniel Drucker
  • 2014: Nabil Seidah
  • 2013: Daniel Bichet
  • 2012: Samuel Refetoff
  • 2011: Constantine Stratakis
  • 2010: Michael Whyte
  • 2009: Pavel Hamet
  • 2008: Gerard Karsenty
  • 2007: Michael Holick
  • 2006: Andrew Arnold
  • 2005: Harold Juppner
  • 2004: Jacques Drouin
  • 2003: André Lacroix
  • 2002: Henry Kronenberg
  • 2001: Daniel Bichet
  • 2000: Jeffrey Friedman
  • 1999: George Chrousos
  • 1998: Reed Larsen
  • 1997: Barry Posner
  • 1996: Michel Chrétien
  • 1995: Harvey Guyda
  • 1994: David Goltzman
  • 1993: Michel Chrétien
  • 1992: Maria New
  • 1991: William Chin
  • 1990: Wylie Vale
  • 1989: Gerald Aurbach
  • 1988: Ronald Evans
  • 1987: Jean Dussault
  • 1986: Marc Cantin
  • 1985: Robert Volpé
  • 1984: Pierre Chambon
  • 1983: Melvin Grumbach
  • 1982: Hector Deluca
  • 1981: Joseph Larner
  • 1980: Seymour Reichlin
  • 1979: Bert O'Malley
  • 1978: Henry Friesen
  • 1977: David Rimoin
  • 1976: Robert Unger
  • 1975: John Potts, Jr

Dr. Robert Volpé Distinguished Service Award

A $2,500 honorarium and a plaque are awarded to a senior member of the CSEM who has made a significant contribution to the CSEM and the discipline of Endocrinology in one or more of the following areas: (1) research, (2) education or (3) clinical service. Must be a CSEM member in good standing (dues paid by April 30, 2017).

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Dr. Connie Chik (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. Robert Volpé Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Lawrence Leiter.
  • 2016: Lawrence Leiter
  • 2015: Timothy Murray
  • 2014: Donald Killinger
  • 2013: Diego Bellabarba
  • 2012: Shereen Ezzat
  • 2011: Ivy Fettes
  • 2010: André Lacroix
  • 2009: Jody Ginsberg
  • 2008: Barry Posner
  • 2007: Robert Josse
  • 2006: J. Enrique Silva
  • 2005: David A. Hanley
  • 2004: Pierre D’Amour
  • 2003: Makrem (Mark) Boctor
  • 2002: Otto Peder Rorstad
  • 2001: Heather Dean
  • 2000: Cynthia Gates Goodyer
  • 1999: Keith Dawson
  • 1998: Fernand Labrie
  • 1997: David Goltzman
  • 1996: Michel Chretien
  • 1995: Harvey Guyda
  • 1994: Sonia Salisbury
  • 1993: Bev Pearson-Murphy
  • 1992: Henry Friesen
  • 1991: Mamoru Watanabe
  • 1990: Robert Volpé
  • 1989: Jack Laidlaw
  • 1988: Harold Copp
  • 1987: Robert Noble
  • 1986: Jacques Genest
  • 1985: Eleanor McGarry
  • 1984: Claude Fortier
  • 1983: Martin Hoffman

Dr. Henry Friesen Plenary Lecturer Award

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Award from 2008–2009 and the CSEM Plenary Lecturer Award from 2010–2012

A speaking honorarium and a plaque are awarded to the individual chosen to present the CSEM Plenary Lecture at the Annual Professional Conference.

  • 2016: Karel Pacak
  • 2015: Stephen Marx
  • 2014: David Clemmons
  • 2013: Paolo Sassone–Corsi
  • 2012: Albert Beckers
  • 2011: John Funder
  • 2010: Robert Gagel
  • 2009: Martin Matzuk
  • 2008: Michael Hastings
  • 2007: William Young, Jr.
  • 2006: Terry Davies
  • 2005: Ursula Kaiser
  • 2004: Paul Stewart
  • 2003: Daniel Drucker
  • 2002: Michael Pollak
  • 2001: David Goltzman
  • 2000: Terry Davies
  • 1999: Robert Casper

CSEM Young Investigator Award

Incorporating the Merck Young Investigator Award 2003–2012, the Jody Ginsberg Clinical Young Investigator Award 2013–1016, and the Charles Hollenberg Basic Science Young Investigator Award 2013–2016.

A $20,000 grant in support of the awardee's research program and a certificate are awarded to an individual who has been a faculty member at a Canadian university for between 5 and 10 years (not necessarily continuous) and has demonstrated excellence as an independent investigator in clinical or basic science. The awardee will present a lecture describing her/his research at the CSEM Annual Professional Conference. Must be a CSEM member in good standing (dues paid by April 30, 2017).

  • 2016: no award
  • 2015: Andrew Advani (basic science)
  • 2014: Brent Richards (clinical) and Johnny Deladoëy (basic science)
  • 2013: Anna Sawka (clinical) and Ravi Retnakaran (basic science)
  • 2012: Sophie Jamal
  • 2011: Jean-Patrice Baillargeon
  • 2010: Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret
  • 2009: Robert Sladek
  • 2008: Stéphane Laporte
  • 2007: Marie-France Langlois
  • 2006: Suhad Ali
  • 2005: Jean-Jacques Lebrun
  • 2004: Lenore K. Beitel and Sylvie Mader
  • 2003: Christopher Kovacs

Dr. Harvey Guyda Educator of the Year Award

A $1,000 honorarium and a plaque are awarded to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in teaching or who has made a significant contribution to the teaching of endocrinology through an educational activity such as editing or writing a textbook. Must be a CSEM member in good standing (dues paid by April 30, 2017).

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Dr. Connie Chik (leftt) presenting the 2016 Dr. Harvey Guyda Educator of the Year Award to Dr. Daniel Metzger.
  • 2016: Daniel Metzger
  • 2015: no award
  • 2014: Robert Josse
  • 2013: Cheri Deal
  • 2012: Christopher Symonds
  • 2011: Constance Chik
  • 2010: Cheri Deal
  • 2009: Stephanie Kaiser
  • 2008: Merrill Edmonds
  • 2007: Erin Keely
  • 2006: Andrée Boucher
  • 2005: Lawrence A. Leiter
  • 2004: Robert Silver
  • 2003: Robyn L. Houlden

Dr. Sonia Salisbury Resident Clinical Vignette Award

The Resident Clinical Vignette Award from 2006–2012

Description: Two $500 honoraria and certificates are awarded to the clinical trainees who have presented the two highest ranked resident oral clinical vignettes at the CSEM Annual Professional Conference. The online submission form for resident clinical vignettes is here. Must be a CSEM Member (free for trainees! Visit https://csem.wildapricot.org.

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Dr. Jean-Patrice Baillargeon (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. Sonia Salisbury Resident Clinical Vignette Award to Dr. Xin Feng.
  • 2016: Xin Feng (University of Calgary) and Diana Lam (Queen's University)
  • 2015: Colleen Nugent (University of British Columbia) and Alexander Leung (University of Calgary)
  • 2014: Diane Jensen (University of British Columbia) and Laura Hinz (University of Calgary)
  • 2013: Robina Rana (Western University) and Nashwah Taha (University of Toronto)
  • 2012: Brenden Hursh (University of British Columbia) and Emma Billington (University of Calgary)
  • 2011: Aaron Leong (McGill University) and Lyne Chiniara (Université de Montréal)
  • 2010: Yuan Kong (University of Ottawa) and Hoi-Yun Oriana Yu (McGill University)
  • 2009: Philippe Dupuis and Sophie Stoppa-Vaucher (both Université de Montréal)
  • 2008: Sonia Butalia (University of Calgary) and Lysanne Pelletier (Université de Sherbrooke)
  • 2007: Céline Girardin (Université de Montréal/CHU Ste-Justine)
  • 2006: Rachel Scott (Université de Montréal/CHU Ste-Justine)

Dr. John Dupré Award

Resident Clinical Case/Research Project Poster Award from 2009–2012

Description: Two $500 honoraria and certificates are awarded to the trainees who have presented the two highest ranked oral or poster clinical research projects or resident poster clinical vignettes at the CSEM Annual Professional Conference.

This year you can also apply to be considered for CSEM Abstract Awards during your general Diabetes Canada/CSEM abstract online submission process!

Dr. John Dupré Award Eligibility:

  1. Submissions must be for one of the following:
    1. a general clinical/clinical research abstract for the 2017 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meetings
    2. a CSEM resident clinical vignette
    3. a CSEM resident proposed/in-progress resident clincial research abstract
  2. The presenting author is identified as a trainee in the abstract submission.
  3. The presenting author is a CSEM Trainee Member (FREE — click here).
  4. For a general DC/CSEM abstract submission, use the Diabetes Canada Online Abstract Submission Platform; the presenting author must check the box to indicate application for consideration to the Dr. John Dupré Award. For a CSEM resident clinical vignette or resident proposed/in-progress clincial research abstract, use the CSEM Resident Abstract Submission Form.
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Dr. Jean-Patrice Baillargeon (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. John Dupré Resident Clinical Case/Research Project Award to Dr. Anne-Marie Carreau.
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Dr. Jean-Patrice Baillargeon (left) presenting the 2016 John Dupré Resident Clinical Case/Research Project Award to Dr. Nadia Gagnon.
  • 2016: Anne-Marie Carreau (Université de Sherbrooke), Christopher D'Sylva (Western University), and Nadia Gagnon (Université de Montréal)
  • 2015: Xin Feng (Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria) and Sara Awad (University of Ottawa)
  • 2014: Idit Dotan (McGill University) and Alexander Leung (University of Calgary)
  • 2013: Oren Steen (McMaster University) and Erik Venos (University of Calgary)
  • 2012: Julie Gilmour (Queen's University) and Leanne Gutierrez (University of Calgary)
  • 2011: Ereny Bassilious (University of Toronto) and Munier Nour (University of Calgary)
  • 2009: Fabienne Langlois (Université de Sherbrooke)

Dr. Charles Hollenberg Award

Description: Two $500 honoraria and certificates are awarded to the trainees who have presented the two highest ranked oral or poster basic science/translational research projects at the CSEM Annual Professional Conference.

This year you can also apply to be considered for CSEM Abstract Awards during your general Diabetes Canada/CSEM abstract online submission process!

Dr. Charles Hollenberg Award Eligibility:

  1. Submissions must be for one of the following:
    1. a general basic-science/translational research abstract for the 2017 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meetings
    2. a CSEM resident proposed/in-progress basic science/translational research abstract
  2. The presenting author is identified as a trainee in the abstract submission.
  3. The presenting author is a CSEM Trainee Member (FREE — click here).
  4. For a general DC/CSEM abstract submission, use the Diabetes Canada Online Abstract Submission Platform; the presenting author must check the box to indicate application for consideration to the Dr. Charles Hollenbeg Award. For a CSEM resident proposed/in-progress resident basic science/translational research abstract, use the CSEM Resident Abstract Submission Form.
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Dr. Jean-Patrice Baillargeon (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. Charles Hollenberg Award to Dr. Nida Haidar.
  • 2016: Nida Haidar (McGill University)