Nominate a health care leader for the 2021 Excellence in Health Promotion Awards

**Nominations for the 2021 Excellence in Health Promotion Awards are now being accepted.**

Do you know an individual or group that has enhanced the health or safety of their community? Let everyone know and nominate them for the Doctors of BC Excellence in Health Promotion Awards. 

The deadline to submit nominations is 4 PM Friday, October 8th, 2021. 

What are the Excellence in Health Promotion Awards?

These awards are presented annually by Doctors of BC to recognize and celebrate those who work tirelessly and passionately on meaningful initiatives. They are individuals, non-profit organizations, and corporations in our communities that work to make our province a healthier, safer place to live. They devote time and energy to ensuring vulnerable populations have access to the health care they need, the isolated are engaged in community events, and the young actively participate in health promotion initiatives, among many others.

Who is eligible?

Any individuals or group, non-profit, or corporation that has demonstrated a concern for health and safety through specific actions and/or initiatives that:

  • Exemplify creativity and initiative to improve and protect the health and safety of British Columbians
  • Have results bringing about measurable change with the potential for positive, long-term improvement. 

How do I nominate someone?

Nominations will only be accepted in digital format.

Please complete and submit the Nomination Form and supporting documents to

All nomination forms must include:

  1. Completed nomination form, including the signature of either the person being nominated, or a representative of the company or organization that is nominated. 
  2. A concise 2-page summary of the health promotion initiative including: 
    a) What the initiative is 
    b) Why the initiative was necessary 
    c) Target audience 
    d) Goals and Objectives 
    e) Expected Outcomes 
    f) How success was measured 
  3. Any relevant examples of materials related to the health promotion initiative being nominated.

How are the winners selected?

A volunteer selection committee comprised of physicians and administrators reviews and selects the winning entry for each category.

When are the awards presented?

Awards will be presented at the Doctors of BC Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday November 26, 2021. Recipients will receive a sculptured glass award, and be recognized in the BC Medical Journal.