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SMA seeks nominations for 2021 Physician of the Year – deadline Oct. 15

The Saskatchewan Medical Association is seeking nominations for its 2021 Physician of the Year Award.

If you know a Saskatchewan physician who has made a difference in the province’s medical community, now is your chance to recognize him or her with this prestigious honour.

Nominations can be made by other physicians, citizens, communities, sections and medical associations. A summary of the candidate’s achievements and reasons for consideration of the award is all that is required. All submissions will be forwarded to the SMA Appointments and Awards Committee. The SMA Board of Directors adjudicates the award.

The nominee must be an SMA member and be living in Saskatchewan at the time of nomination. The award is presented for outstanding contributions made by a physician either during a particular time span or throughout a career. Physician contributions can be made in the medical profession or volunteer sector and can be to a community or district, or at the provincial, national or international level.

Each nomination must include a summary of the candidate’s achievements and at least one letter of reference. The nomination must also be signed by two nominators. To nominate a physician, view our parameters and fill out a nomination:

The nomination deadline is Oct. 15, 2021, with the award being presented at the 2021 Fall Representative Assembly. Nominations may be submitted by email to or by mail to the SMA Saskatoon office.

For more information, please email

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