Hodge Memorial Award

Hodge Memorial Award Guidelines

Description

This award was named in memory of Dr. George E. Hodge, the first President of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Its aim is to recognize excellence in scientific research. Submissions for the award are expected to be a significant work, encompassing either clinical or basic research. It need not be a single-authored work and it cannot have been previously presented nor should it be under consideration for presentation elsewhere.

Eligibility

ACTIVE members of the Society, in good standing, are eligible to receive the Hodge Memorial Award.

Review Committee

Submissions are judged by a committee whose members are not eligible for the award: Past President, CSOHNS (Chair), Editor, The Journal of Otolaryngology, Chief Royal College Examiner for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chair and/or representative of the Awards Committee. All reviews are confidential and the final decision may not be appealed.

Winner

One winner only will be named each year. He or she will receive an engraved plaque at the annual meeting and a prize valued at approximately $1,000.00. In addition, the winner’s return economy airfare, two nights hotel accommodations and registration fee will be paid to attend the annual meeting to present his or her work. Expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with the Society’s travel guidelines. The winner’s name will be recorded in the Society’s Membership Directory on an annual basis.

Guidelines for Submissions

Those intending to apply for the award must submit an ABSTRACT via the general scientific program online submission process available on this website. An electronic copy of the completed work must be received by DECEMBER 11, to qualify for the following year’s award. The complete manuscript must be submitted to the Journal of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery for publication.

Please address submission to:
Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Awards Committee Chair, and email to cso.hns@sympatico.ca

Recipients Of The Hodge Memorial Award

1964   Dr. Robert Bernard
1965   Dr. John Frederickson
1980   Dr. J.F. Smith
1981   Dr. C. Mann
1983   Dr. David Proops
1984   Dr. A. Johnson
1986   Dr. James A.J. Haight
1992   Dr. Paul Wurtele
2006   Dr. Pierre Gauthier