The Council Award

Honouring Outstanding Ontario Physicians

Council award brochureThe Council Award is presented at each meeting of Council to honour outstanding Ontario physicians who have demonstrated excellence and come closest to meeting society's vision of an "ideal physician".

Call for Nominations

The College is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Council Award

The criteria for selecting a physician for the Council Award is based on the eight “physician roles” identified by Educating Future Physicians of Ontario. The eight point selection criteria are outlined in the the award brochure.

Through the award, the College honours Ontario physicians whose performance in each of these roles is outstanding, recognizing that individual physicians will demonstrate more extensive expertise in some roles than in others. Four awards are presented each year, one in each of the following categories: Academic Specialty, Community Specialty, Academic Family Practice and Community Family Practice.

Anyone may nominate a physician for the Council Award. If you know of a physician who meets the selection criteria, please nominate him or her. The deadline for receipt of nominations for the 2019 Award is Monday, October 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.

For further information, please contact the Communications Department at 416-967-2600 or 1-800-268-7096, ext. 402, or

Read about our most recent award recipient and view the full list of past award winners.