The Canada Gairdner Wightman Award recognizes a Canadian health researcher who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership paired with exceptional science. Successful nominees will demonstrate research excellence in the health sciences at an international level as well as superior leadership among their peers, with local, national and international impact. Outstanding candidates at varied levels of career development are eligible.
Quality nominations are essential to the evaluation process for this award. Packages should be accurate, current, and complete throughout the five year period of consideration. The nomination portal is open each year from mid-April- October 1 for edits, changes or additions by nominators.