The John H. Crookston Award
The John H. Crookston Award is presented each year by the Canadian Hematology Society for the best paper given by a resident.
The award is named for the late John Hamill Crookston (1922-1987) who was the Laboratory Hematologist-in-Chief at Toronto General Hospital and a Professor of Medicine and Pathology at the University of Toronto from 1957 until his death in 1987.
The Stephen Couban Award is presented each year by the Canadian Hematology Society for the best abstract given by a Canadian resident in the area of leukemia or stem-cell transplantation.
The award was established in May of 2019 to honour the work of Dr. Stephen Couban who passed away in March 2019. Dr. Couban was a hematologist (Department Head) at the QE II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia and served as President of the Canadian Hematology Society from 2012-2014.