CSEM Awards

CSEM Members can nominate their colleagues for this year's awards by filling out the 2024 online submission form. All nominations must meet the submission requirements and be received by April 2, 2024. Late nominations will not be considered.

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

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A speaking honorarium and a plaque are awarded to the individual chosen to deliver the CSEM clinical medicine plenary lecture at the Annual Professional Conference.


Past recipients of the Dr. Jacques Genest Lecturer Award:

  • 2023: Shereen Ezzat
  • 2022: George J. Kahaly
  • 2020: James Nagarajah
  • 2019: Yuri Nikiforov
  • 2018: Fabio Fernandes-Rosa
  • 2017: Fredrik Bäckhed
  • 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. 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

friesen Dr. Henry Friesen

A speaking honorarium and a plaque are awarded to the individual chosen to present the CSEM translational medicine plenary lecture at the Annual Professional Conference.


Past recipients of the Dr. Henry Friesen Plenary Lecturer Award:

  • 2023: Melanie G. Cree
  • 2022: André C. Carpentier
  • 2020: Andrew Hattersley
  • 2019: Vernon Dolinsky
  • 2018: Ursula Kaiser
  • 2017: Wouter de Herder
  • 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

Dr. D. Harold Copp Plenary Lecturer Award

copp Dr. Harold Copp

A speaking honorarium and a plaque are awarded to the individual(s) chosen to present the CSEM basic-science medicine plenary lecture at the Annual Professional Conference.


Past recipients of the Dr. D. Harold Copp Scientific Basis of Medicine Symposium Speaker Awards:

  • 2023: Rhian M. Touyz
  • 2022: Gregory Steinberg, André Carpentier
  • 2019: Suzanne Jan de Beur, Michael Whyte
  • 2018: Isabelle Bourdeau, André Lacroix, Alexandra Lemyre
  • 2017: Nick Finer, Jill Hamilton, Philip Schauer
  • 2016: Frank Scheer, Tracie A. Barnett, Jonathan Chevrier
  • 2015: Ursula B. Kaiser, David Goltzman, André Lacroix
  • 2014: Wiebke Arlt, Jérôme Bertherat, Felix Beuschlein
  • 2013: Rebecca Simmons, David Abbott, Stephen Matthews
  • 2012: Albert Beckers
  • 2011: Chantal Mathieu, Glenville Jones, Christopher Kovacs, JoEllen Welsh
  • 2010: David Goltzman, Brian R. Walker, Richard E. Gilbert
  • 2009: Sylvain Martel, William D. Leslie, Jacques Turgeon

Dr. Robert Volpé Distinguished Service Award

volpe Dr. Robert Volpé

A $2,500 honorarium and a plaque are awarded to a senior member of CSEM (Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism) who has made a significant contribution to the Society and the discipline of Endocrinology in at least two of the following areas: research, education, or clinical service. Must be a CSEM member in good standing (dues paid before application submission).

Application procedure:

Complete the 2024 online submission form and submit supporting documents:

  • A nomination letter explaining how the candidate has made a significant contribution to CSEM and the field of endocrinology through research, education, or clinical service
  • CV of nominee (complete CV or CIHR-type CV)

Deadline: April 2, 2024. No late applications will be considered.


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CSEM President Dr. Stan Van Uum presenting the 2023 Dr. Robert Volpé Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Stephanie Kaiser.

Past recipients of the Dr. Robert Volpé Distinguished Service Award:

  • 2023: Stephanie Kaiser
  • 2022: Hertzel Gerstein
  • 2021: Daniel Metzger
  • 2020: no award
  • 2019: Constance Chik
  • 2018: Merrill Edmonds
  • 2017: Cheri Deal
  • 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

CSEM Young Investigator Award

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—this must be explained) and has demonstrated excellence as an independent investigator in clinical or basic science. Must be a CSEM member in good standing (dues paid before application submission).

Application procedure:

Complete the 2024 online submission form and submit supporting documents:

  • Nomination letter explaining how the candidate has demonstrated excellence as an investigator and the importance of the research program the candidate is pursuing
  • CV of nominee (complete CV or CIHR-type CV)

Deadline: April 2, 2024. No late applications will be considered.

Reporting Requirements:

  • The awardee is required to submit a report to CSEM within 2 years of receiving the award.
  • CSEM must be acknowledged in all scientific publications and communications which are the result of this award.
  • The awardee may be asked to present at the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Annual Professional Conference.

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CSEM President Dr. Stan Van Uum presenting the 2023 CSEM Young Investigator Award to Dr. Iliana Lega.

Past recipients of the CSEM Young Investigator Award:

  • 2023: Iliana Lega
  • 2022: Claudia Gagnon
  • 2021: no award
  • 2020: no award
  • 2019: Mélanie Henderson
  • 2018: Luigi Bouchard
  • 2017: no award
  • 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

guyda Dr. Harvey Guyda

A $1,000 honorarium and a plaque are awarded to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in national education programs and/or teaching in the discipline of Endocrinology and Metabolism. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a history of dedication to education through excellence in teaching, leadership, scholarship, and innovation in education as it pertains to Endocrinology and Metabolism. Contributions to creating, designing, editing educational resources/events including textbooks, video, social media, podcasts, websites, workshops, conferences, and other creative professional activities relating to Endocrinology and Metabolism will be considered. Must be a CSEM member in good standing (dues paid before application submission).

Application procedure:

Complete the 2024 online submission form and submit supporting documents:

  • A nomination letter which:
    • describes the nominee’s contributions to teaching and education with emphasis on those with impact at the national or international level
    • describes the nominee’s innovations and scholarly work in teaching and education including the impact or outcome (examples: publication, adoption, strong evaluations, participant commitment to change, and other alternative metrics)
    • highlights the nominee’s awards/ educational roles/ presentations and other forms of recognition of excellence in teaching and education
  • CV of nominee (complete CV or CIHR-type CV)

Deadline: April 2, 2024. No late applications will be considered.


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2023 Dr. Harvey Guyda Educator of the Year Award winner Dr. Ally Prebtani.

Past recipients of the Dr. Harvey Guyda Educator of the Year Award:

  • 2023: Ally Prebtani
  • 2022: Breay Paty
  • 2021: Jeremy Gilbert
  • 2020: no award
  • 2019: Ali Imran
  • 2018: Christopher Kovacs
  • 2017: Stanislaus Van Uum
  • 2016: Daniel Metzger
  • 2015: no award
  • 2014: Robert Josse
  • 2013: Cheri Deal
  • 2012: Christopher Symonds
  • 2011: Constance Chik
  • 2010: Heather Lochnan
  • 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

salisbury Dr. Sonia Salisbury

Description: Two $500 honoraria and certificates are awarded to the clinical trainees who have presented the two highest ranked oral resident clinical vignettes in conjunction with the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Annual Professional Conference. The online submission form for all abstracts is here.

Eligibility:


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2023 Dr. Sonia Salisbury Resident Clinical Vignette Award winners Dr. Chaitanya Gandhi (left) and Dr. Xing Sun (right).

Past recipients of the Dr. Sonia Salisbury Resident Clinical Vignette Award:

  • 2023: Chaitanya Gandhi (University of Alberta) and Xing Sun (University of Ottawa)
  • 2022: Ryan Le (University of Toronto) and Kristina Pabedinskas (University of British Columbia)
  • 2021: Stéfanie Parisien-La Salle (Université de Montréal) and Madeline Edwards (University of Ottawa)
  • 2020: Ameena Meerasa (University of Ottawa) and Anna Liu (Western University)
  • 2019: Jonathan Legault (Université de Montréal) and Linda Wang (University of Ottawa)
  • 2018: Erin Miller (University of Ottawa) and Vamana Rajeswaran (University of Toronto)
  • 2017: Sarah Monsonego (Univerity of Ottawa) and Cathy Sun (University of Ottawa)
  • 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

dupre Dr. John Dupré

Description: Two $500 honoraria and certificates will be awarded to the trainees who present the two highest-ranked oral or poster clinical research projects in conjunction with the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Annual Professional Conference. The online submission form for all abstracts is here.

Eligibility:


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2023 Dr. John Dupré Award winners (left to right) Dr. Priya Bapat and Dr. Tzvetena Hristova.

Past recipients of the Dr. John Dupré Award:

  • 2023: Priya Bapat (University of Toronto) and Tzvetena Hristova (Université de Montréal)
  • 2022: Cassandra Hawco (Western University), Jaclyn Ferris (Dalhousie University), and Ari Morgenthau (University of Toronto)
  • 2021: Jumana Amir (McGill University) and Jessica Marciano (University of Alberta)
  • 2020: Davis Sam (University of British Columbia) and Alexandra Pouliot (Université de Montréal)
  • 2019: Trisha Patel (University of British Columbia), Jooho Lee (Western University), Fanny Goyette (Université de Montréal), and Stéfanie Parisien-Lasalle (Université de Montréal)
  • 2018: Shivraj Riar (University of Calgary), Irena Druce (University of Ottawa), and Amita Mahajan (University of Calgary)
  • 2017: Jordana Kapeluto (Université Laval), Laurence Laplante (Université de Montréal), and Rebecca Ronsley (University of British Columbia)
  • 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

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Description: One $500 honorarium and certificate will be awarded to the trainee who presents the highest ranked oral or poster basic science/translational research project in conjunction with the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Annual Professional Conference. The online submission form for all abstracts is here.

Eligibility:


 
 

Past recipients of the Dr. Charles Hollenberg Award:

  • 2023: no award
  • 2022: Paul Stewardson (University of Calgary)
  • 2021: no award
  • 2020: no award
  • 2019: no award
  • 2018: Sandra Cooke-Hubley (Memorial University)
  • 2017: Katarina Ondrusova (University of Alberta)
  • 2016: Nida Haidar (McGill University)

CSEM Quality Improvement Award

Description: One $500 honorarium and certificate awarded to the PGY6 Fellow who presents the highest ranked completed oral or poster quality improvement project at the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Annual Professional Conference. The online submission form for all abstracts is here.

Eligibility:


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2023 CSEM Quality Improvement Award winner Dr. Arshia Beigi.

Past recipients of the CSEM Quality Improvement Award:

  • 2023: Arshia Beigi (University of British Columbia)
  • 2022: Kimberley Lau (University of Toronto)
  • 2021: Gurleen Gill (University of Ottawa)