Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

The annual award of $100,000 is given to a scientist who has demonstrated outstanding national leadership in medicine and medical science in Canada consistent with the purpose of Gairdner. It is given for:-leadership in a specific field of biomedical sciences (basic, clinical, population health) in Canada and/or original and sustained contributions to that field at an internationally recognized level.          -institutional academic and scientific leadership in Canada, leading to the establishment and development of biomedical research in Canada and internationally.

Prize Amount: 
$100,000 CDN
Past Due Date: 

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: in the Office for Research.