CDA Awards


Each year CDA recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of individuals to the Association and/or the specialty of dermatology. Below are links that detail eligibility requirements and/or highlight some of the past recipients.

Nominations for the 2023 are now being accepted.
Submission Deadline – March 1, 2023

President’s Cup

Recipients are chosen by the CDA president.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Open to CDA members

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Award of Merit

Open to CDA members

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Practitioner of the Year Award

Open to CDA members

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Early Career Volunteer Award

Open to residents, fellows and CDA Members

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CDA Resident’s Writing Award

Open to dermatology residents

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CDA Research Award in Dermatology

Open to CDA members

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Public Education Awards

Open to the public, media and pharmaceutical industry

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Award of Honour

Open to persons other than medical professionals

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Edwin Brown – CDA Endowment Fund

Open to researchers

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Nominations should be submitted electronically here or sent to:
Dr Sonya Abdulla
Secretary and Chair of Membership and Awards Committee
Canadian Dermatology Association
320 Bank St, Suite 400
Ottawa, ON K2K 2E3