CIHR Barer Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy

This is a career achievement award that honours and recognizes an exceptional researcher in the area of health services and policy research who has created a seminal body of work that has had a substantial impact on health services and policy research, policy and/or care delivery. The prize consists of a certificate, an opportunity to deliver a keynote lecture and $25,000 in research grant funding

The Nomination Process

Candidates must be nominated by a member of the Canadian health research community and endorsed by the executicve head of the institution.

Nominees must:

  1. have at least 10 years of experience as an independent investigator;

  2. have held a full-time position within a Canadian academic, hospital, not-for-profit or governmental institution, or affiliated research institution for at least five continuous years.

A full nomination package will consist of:


The nomination submission deadline is Monday, May 1, 2016. As candidates must be endorsed by the executive head of their institution, nominators must forward nomination packages to Research Development & Services for review and endorsement by Monday, April 24, 2017.


Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall ( at Research Development & Services regarding this award and the nomination process.