In a spirit of recognition for achievement, contribution, and character, the CAPM&R introduces the Award of Merit. Criteria:
- Must be a member in good standing with the CAPM&R (any category).
- Must have contributed to the activities of the CAPM&R and/or CPRDF
- Must not be a current member of the CAPM&R Executive Committee.
- Must be nominated by his/her peers, at least one who is a CAPM&R member.
- Has made a contribution to the field of Physiatry, through research, education, advocacy, medical care, humanitarianism, mentorship, or the advancement of our field.