CAPhO Awards and Travel Grants

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) is pleased to offer the following awards and travel grants to its members:

(Become a member to access to the CAPhO awards and grants program)

To qualify for a CAPhO award and/or travel grant, a nomination / application must be submitted via the CAPhO Awards and Travel Grant Submission Site. The CAPhO Awards and Travel Grant Submission Site is currently open. To access the site, log in as a Member and select the Award / Travel Grant below.  

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients.

 CAPhO Awards

Title Description
Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award 

This award was established to recognize long serving members who have made ongoing contributions to the success of CAPhO. The award is available annually and consists of a $1,500 cash reward, certificate and CAPhO Conference Travel Grant to the value of $2,000.

In order to celebrate CAPhO's 20th anniversary, the CAPhO Executive chose to honor Larry Broadfield, one of its founding members. We are proud to announce that the CAPhO Distinguished Service Award will be known as the Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award as of 2016 and going forward.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

Larry Broadfield Distinguished Service Award Details

CAPhO Merit Award

This award is given in recognition of a project/innovation in oncology pharmacy aimed at improving patient care and outcomes. There are two (2) awards available annually. Open to both oncology pharmacists and pharmacy technicians/assistants. It consists of a $1,000 cash reward and certificate. 

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

CAPhO Merit Award Details

Fellow of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (FCAPhO)

The FCAPhO recognizes excellence in the practice of oncology pharmacy in Canada by distinguishing oncology pharmacists and other health care professionals interested in oncology pharmacy who are CAPhO members and have made outstanding contributions to this field and to CAPhO. There are three (3) awards available each year which consist of a certificate, Space pen, use of the FCAPhO logo and a CAPhO Conference Travel Grant to the value of $2,000.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

FCAPhO Details

CAPhO Past President Award

This award is presented to the outgoing President of the CAPhO Executive Committee at the end of their two-year term. The award consists of a certificate.

Volunteer Recognition Award

CAPhO members volunteer many hours to the Association as part of our efforts to improve oncology pharmacy practice. Each year, one member will be recognized for his/her contribution with a CAPhO Volunteer Recognition Award. Open to both oncology pharmacists and pharmacy technicians/assistants. The award is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, certificate and CAPhO Conference Travel Grant to the value of $2,000.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

Volunteer Recognition Award Details

Preceptor / Mentorship Award

This award was established to recognize a CAPhO member who has promoted oncology pharmacy through mentorship or preceptorship and/or who has sought student engagement within the profession. The award is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, certificate and a CAPhO Conference Travel Grant up to the value of $2,000.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

Preceptor / Mentorship Award Details

Student Member Award

This award was established to recognize student members and their contributions to the area of oncology pharmacy. It is open to both pharmacy students and pharmacy assistant/technician students of a Canadian learning institution who have a student membership with CAPhO. The award is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, certificate and CAPhO Conference Travel Grant to the value of $2,000.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

Student Member Award

Technician / Assistant Award

This award was established to recognize a Technician / Assistant and their contributions to Oncology Pharmacy by working towards excellence of practice beyond traditional roles. Open only to Technicians and Assistants, it is available annually and consists of a $500 cash reward, certificate and CAPhO Conference Travel Grant up to the value of $2,000.

The application deadline for 2019 has passed. The 2020 deadline will be announced in August. 

Technician / Assistant Award

CAPhO Conference Poster Awards

Four CAPhO Poster Awards are presented annually at the CAPhO Conference. Each of these awards consists of a $500 cash reward and certificate. There is one poster award for each of the following categories:

  • Best Overall Poster for Research (Clinical)
  • Best Overall Poster for Research (Non-Clinical)
  • Best Overall Poster for Pharmacy Practice
  • Best Overall Poster for Administration

The poster abstract submission deadline has passed for 2019. 

CAPhO Conference Poster Award Details

 

CAPhO Travel Grants

Title Description
CAPhO Conference Pharmacist Travel Grant

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) holds an Annual Conference at various locations throughout Canada. CAPhO members may apply for a travel grant. There is one (1) $2,000 grant available every year to help cover expenses.This grant is available to pharmacists who are passionate about the area of oncology pharmacy.

The application deadline for 2020 is Monday, January 13, 2020.

CAPhO Conference Pharmacist Travel Grant Details

CAPhO Conference Student and Resident Travel Grant

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) holds an Annual Conference at various locations throughout Canada. CAPhO invites its members who are attending the event to apply for a travel grant. There is one (1) $2,000 grant available every year to help cover expenses. This grant is dedicated to residents and students who are passionate about the area of oncology pharmacy.

The application deadline for 2020 is Monday, January 13, 2020.

CAPhO Conference Student and Resident Travel Grant Details

CAPhO  Conference Technician / Assistant Travel Grant

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) holds an Annual Conference at various locations throughout Canada. CAPhO invites its members who are attending the event to apply for a travel grant. There is one (1) $2,000 grant available every year to help cover expenses. This grant is dedicated to technicians and assistants who are passionate about the area of oncology pharmacy.

The application deadline for 2020 is Monday, January 13, 2020.

CAPhO Conference Technician / Assistant Travel Grant Details

ISOPP Symposium Travel Grant

The International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) holds an annual symposium at various locations throughout the world. CAPhO members may apply for a travel grant. There are two (2) $3,000 grants available each year to help cover expenses.

The application deadline for the 2019 Symposium has passed. The grant will be reinstated for the 2021 Symposium.

ISOPP Symposium Travel Grant Details

Wild Card Travel Grant

There are many symposia and conferences geared towards oncology pharmacy practice that are open to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians/assistants to attend at various locations around the world. The Wild Card Travel Grant is available to help cover the cost of attendance. CAPhO invites its members who are attending an event to apply for this travel grant.  There are seven (7) grants available each year in three different denominations: $500, $1,000 and $2,000. Please note that members can receive this award more than once but not more than once per calendar year.

The application deadline for 2020 is Monday, January 13, 2020.

Wild Card Travel Grant Details

 

Honourary Life Membership

Title Description
Honourary Life Membership

The Honourary Life Membership is no longer awarded given incorporation and CAPhO’s current awards program.  It was granted to CAPhO members to recognize outstanding, long-term (>20 years) career contributions related to the profession of oncology pharmacy and to CAPhO.   Members who received Honourary membership prior to incorporation in 2017 are:  Lauren (Flay) Charbonneau, Roxanne Dobish, Edgar Goldstein, Hollis Lee Gordon, Janice Kolbinson, Betty Riddell and Susan Walisser.