The annual First Five Years of Practice Award is designed to recognize an exceptional family physician in the early stage of their career.

  • The nomination period runs from early January to March 31
  • The award recipient will be announced in May


This award will be awarded annually to a family physician in the first five years of practice who is a BCCFP member.

The successful nominee is someone who:

  • Practises in comprehensive longitudinal family practice or works in an area that supports and values comprehensive longitudinal family practice
  • Actively demonstrates the value of physician wellness
  • A BCCFP Member

The successful nominee may also demonstrate active involvement in or commitment to any of the following:

  • Leadership – such as committee membership at a local, provincial or national level
  • Community involvement, including volunteerism, activism, advocacy
  • Research or quality improvement
  • Teaching – this may be formal or informal and can include teaching patients, learners or colleagues
  • Policy development

First Five Years of Practice Nomination Form

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  • Please tell us why you are nominating this family physician for this award (you may provide nomination information in the box below, or upload a nomination letter along with a letter of support):
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    • If you do not receive a confirmation email from BCCFP within two business days, please contact