The CPA awards program recognizes CPA members who have made a distinguished contribution to our profession.
Life Membership Award
Presented to current or former CPA members who have contributed to the growth of the profession through at least 25 years of service at local and/or national levels.
Global Health Award
Presented to a member who has augmented the profile of physiotherapy internationally.
Clinical Education Award
Presented to a member who has made outstanding contributions to the clinical education of physiotherapy students.
Honorary Membership Award
Helen Saarinen Rahikka Student Leadership Award
Presented to a student member who has demonstrated leadership and made outstanding contributions to the promotion of the profession.
CPA Student Award
This award is given to the graduate with the highest average from each entry-level physiotherapy education program in Canada. Recipients receive one year's complimentary membership in the CPA and its Divisions. Recipients determined by each University.
Silver Quill Award
Recognizes excellence in scientific writing for Physiotherapy Canada in the areas of qualitative or quantitative research, knowledge translation
Recipients determined by
Enid Graham Memorial Lecture
This is the most prestigious award bestowed by the CPA. The winner, awarded for their years of excellence in their profession, delivers a speech on the subject of their choice during the conference.
Congratulations to 2021's Enid Graham Memorial Lecture Award Recipient!