Dear Colleagues,

It is once again time to submit nominations for the Maude Abbott and Haile T. Debas prizes. The Maude Abbott Prize was established in 2010 by the Faculty of Medicine in order to recognize outstanding female faculty members who excel in Education, Research or Administration with a focus at the early career stage. The Haile T. Debas Prize, also created in 2010, recognizes a faculty member of any gender or ethnicity who helps to promote diversity.

Please take special note that in order to facilitate fair comparison of nominees, the Maude Abbott Prize will now be issued with a special focus each year, with the 2020 focus being research. This and other details regarding eligibility for the prizes, as well as information on the nomination procedures may be found at the following links:

Maude Abbott Prize
Haile T. Debas Prize

Please note that the deadline for submission of nominations has been extended to Friday, April 24, 2020. Nomination packages should be forwarded to

Thank you and best regards,

Leah Moss, PhD

Senior Advisor, Office of the Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of Medicine



April 8, 2020