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Excellence Awards

Has someone on your BC Cancer care team been a champion for your or your loved one’s care? Nominate them for a Patient Care Champion award today!

The BC Cancer Excellence Awards give us an opportunity to shine a light on some of the inspiring people and teams at BC Cancer. Let’s celebrate those who work every day to ensure that the people of B.C. receive world-class, patient-centered cancer screening, treatment and support.

This is a chance to celebrate the passion and remarkable contributions of BC Cancer staff, and highlight some outstanding examples how our people are making a difference for British Columbians facing cancer. 

Patients, caregivers and members of the public can nominate in the Patient Care Champion category. A Patient Care Champion is someone who does one or all of the following:

  • Helps improve the care experience of patients and families
  • Helps improve your knowledge of the cancer system
  • Shows compassion, creativity and teamwork
Nominations will be accepted between June 3 and August 16, 2019.

How to nominate

Patients and public can submit your nomination using one of the methods listed below:

BC Cancer staff members can find information on award categories and how to nominate on POD.


The following people/groups are eligible for an award:

  • BC Cancer staff (full-time, part-time, casual)
  • Contracted physicians 
  • People who work in a BC Cancer facility or location 
  • People who are doing work for or that benefits BC Cancer 
  • People who work directly with BC Cancer staff (includes Health Information Management (HIM), medical imaging, distribution services, labs, Community Oncology Network (CON), BC Cancer Foundation staff, patient partners, and volunteers) 
  • Other health authority or PHSA staff (working as part of a BC Cancer team)


Not eligible for an award:

  • Contractors

Selecting winners 

A selection committee made up of a cross-section of BC Cancer representatives will review the nominations and select award winners. 

Nomination window

Nominations will be accepted between June 3 and August 16, 2019.


Award winners will be recognized at the BC Cancer Summit in November as well as within their respective provincial centres.
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