The Alberta Medical Association Award for Compassionate Service honors a physician who is an AMA member and who has demonstrated outstanding compassion, philanthropy and/or volunteerism to improve the community where he or she is giving back.

Compassionate service 

For this award, compassionate service is defined as follows:

  • Demonstrating a significant and extraordinary contribution to volunteer or philanthropic efforts. 
  • Enhancing the reputation of physicians as compassionate members of the community by giving back locally, nationally or internationally. 
  • Going outside of one's normal duties and practices to care for others who would otherwise not receive care or support. 

Please submit the following to the chair of the AMA Committee on Achievement Awards, c/o Shannon Rupnarain, AMA Public Affairs by email to

The completed nomination form (must be typed; hand-written submissions are not accepted).

  • A letter of support.
  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae. 

The nomination form is on the AMA website.

Alternatively, you may fax the documents to Ms Rupnarain at 780.482.5445.

Deadline for nominations is February 1, 2019.