Call for Nominations for Dr. Graham Chance Award

The Canadian Institute of Child Health is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2007 Dr. Graham Chance Award. This award was instituted in recognition of the outstanding contribution to children's health and well-being by Dr. Chance over his lifetime and will be presented annually at the Crayons & Cravats Gala , to be held on November 13, 2007 to celebrate National Child Day.

The nominee should be a young person, under the age of 30, who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in promoting or protecting the health and well-being of children and/or youth in Canada. This person can be in the field of medicine, nursing, social services, research, the therapies or any other related sector that impacts on the health and well-being of children and youth.

His/her peers must recognize this individual's leadership, preferably involving more than one sector, which has had a direct impact on health and well-being of children and youth.

The nomination can come for an activity or program within the acute and/or community sector.

The Selection Committee will review all nominations and select the recipient. Nominations will be selected based on the following criteria:

1. Level of impact on the health and well-being of children and youth in Canada

2. Degree of multi-disciplinary involvement

3. Scope of activity

4. Level of leadership

5. Creativeness and innovation

Nominations must be received at CICH by Thursday, October 11, 2007 to the attention of

Janice Sonnen, Executive Director
Canadian Institute of Child Health
384 Bank Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, ON K2P 1Y4
Fax: (613) 230-6654
E-mail: jsonnen@cich.ca



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