The Enid Johnson MacLeod Award

ENID JOHNSON MACLEOD graduated from Dalhousie University Medical School and moved to Montreal to study Anesthesiology at McGill, and where she worked with Dr. Harold Griffith and did research into the use of muscle relaxants.  This was revolutionary to the practice of anesthesiology. She was a pioneer in the early days of the FMWC.

This award recognizes any category of FMWC member involved in the promotion of women’s health research and/or women’s health education. This award was established to honour Dr. Enid MacLeod, a long-time member of the Federation from Nova Scotia.  Dr MacLeod was known for her research into the use of curare for anesthesia and remembered for her generosity and warmth of spirit.

Terms of Reference:

  1. The award shall be presented annually to a member in any category, who demonstrates outstanding commitment to women’s health research or women’s health education.
  2. When submitting your nomination, submit the nomination form available at FMWC.ca/awards. The deadline for submitting nominations will be 0800 of the 2nd Monday of January of the year of the nomination.
  3. Self-nomination is ineligible.
  4. Nominations must be submitted electronically and must include a maximum of 500 characters statement and a CV, emailed to the National Office.
  5. The Awards committee will make the final decision on the award recipient and provide an update to the Board. The Board makes the final approval of the decision. The FMWC is under no obligation to present the award annually if a suitable candidate is not determined by the awards committee.
  6. The winner of the award will be invited to the AGM to receive the award, will be reimbursed the cost of AGM registration, one night's accommodation at the event hotel, and travel to the AGM (up to $750).
  7. The current FMWC Co-Chairs of the awards committee and members of the executive committee will be ineligible for this award.

NOMINATION FORM

 

The Enid Johnson MacLeod Award recognizes any category of FMWC member involved in the promotion of women’s health research and/or women’s health education. This award was established to honour Dr. Enid MacLeod, a long-time member of the Federation from Nova Scotia. Dr MacLeod was known for her research into the use of curare for anaesthesia and remembered for her generosity and warmth of spirit.

When submitting your nomination, please complete the following information and insert the name of one (1) other physician member of the FMWC who accepted to endorse your nomination (reference will be validated). The nominee is required to be a current FMWC members (any category). The deadline for nominations is January 10, 2021.

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***Please note that this nomination or self nomination isn't complete until the National Office receives a copy of the nominee's CV via email at: [email protected].


Past Recipients:

2013 – Dr. Pam Liao
2012 – Dr. Guylaine Lefebvre
2011 – Dr. Perle Feldman
2010 – Dr. Barbara Lent
2009 – Dr. Vivien Brown
2008 – Dr. Cheryl Levitt
1998 – Dr. Jean Gray
1997 – Penny Ballem
1996 – June Engel, PhD