The Dr. John L. Hamerton Service Award is conferred in recognition of services, diligently rendered to the CCMG over a reasonable period of time, that allowed the development and the maintenance of the tradition of excellence of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists. The award will be given to a Fellow of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists who has made an outstanding contribution to the aims and objectives of the College in the area of service to the College.
About the CCMG: The mission of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists is to establish and maintain high quality professional and ethical standards of medical genetics services in Canada and to help ensure that the highest quality of service is delivered to the Canadian public. The College will inform governments and the public at large about the importance of medical genetics in the Canadian health care system, and will help ensure that advances in medical genetics knowledge that may have applications to health care are presented to the Canadian public in an understandable manner.
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