In the spirit of Cam’s legacy, the Foundation continues his commitment to excellence in health care with a focus on improving patient care and advancing education and research.

Our current priorities are to provide medical education bursaries and support local non-profit organizations.

Dr. Cam Coady Medal of Excellence

Since 1991, in partnership with Doctors of BC, the Foundation awards the Dr. Cam Coady Medal of Excellence in recognition of individual excellence in medicine in British Columbia. The medal is awarded annually to recognize a physician who has distinguished himself or herself in one of the fields of the medical profession: clinical medicine; education; research; or organizational medicine. The medal is presented at the Doctors of BC Annual General Meeting.

To submit a nomination for 2017, please send a letter of recommendation including the candidate’s current curriculum vitae by [date] to:

Dr. Doug Morrison
Chair,  Dr. Cam Coady Foundation
140 – 7455 132nd Street
Surrey, BC V3W 1J8

Bursaries

We provide financial support to students in need who are studying medicine and technology at:

  • BC Institute of Technology;
  • Douglas College;
  • Simon Fraser University; and
  • University of British Columbia.

We also provide financial support for continuing education for physicians and laboratory technologists.

For more information, please contact the Financial Aid department at the educational institutions listed above.

Community Support

We invest in local non-profit organizations that strive to improve patient care and/or health outcomes in our communities.

For more information or to request support, please contact us.


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Our Impact

300 Student Bursaries since 1988

Numerous Longstanding Partnerships since the Foundation's inception in 1988

26 Medals of Excellence Awarded


Dr. Shelley N. Ross2016 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. David F. Hardwick2015 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Morris VanAndel2014 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Susan Burgess2013 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Jim Lane2012 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Gur S. Singh2011 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. John O’Brien-Bell2010 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Sheldon C. Naiman2009 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Peter Newbery2008 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. F. John Blatherwick2007 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Patricia Baird2006 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Arun Garg2005 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Felix Durity2004 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Edith McGeer and Dr. Pat McGeer2003 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Tom Handley2002 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. William Webber2001 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. William Fairbank2000 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Irwin Stewart1999 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Thomas Godwin1998 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Angus Rae1997 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. David Bates1996 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Ann Worth1995 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Henry G. Dunn1994 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Henry G. Dunn1993 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. Sydney Segal1992 – Medal of Excellence Winner

Dr. John Sturdy1991 – Medal of Excellence Winner