Chiropractic Health Assistant (CHA) of the Year Award

The CHA of the Year Award recognizes a clinic staff member whose work has enhanced patient satisfaction and the reputation and credibility of chiropractic care. The CHA must be nominated by a chiropractor practising in Ontario who is an OCA and CCO member in good standing and is not a current member of the OCA Awards Committee. 


A CHA who is serving the profession and is currently employed by an active OCA member. 

In addition to the eligibility requirements for all awards, the nominee will have demonstrated a sustained commitment to enhancing patient satisfaction in an OCA member’s practice and the reputation of chiropractic in their community in two or more of the following areas: 

Continuous ImprovementInitiating and contributing to the development of innovative and patient-centric processes and procedures that improve the workplace experience for staff and customers. 

Patient ExperiencePrioritizing outstanding service and patient experience in the workplace to enhance the reputation of the clinic and the profession. 

Giving BackVolunteering with community groups to represent and promote chiropractic. 

Professional EngagementMentoring, training and educating colleagues. 

Questions about the awards? Contact OCA at or call 416-860-0070 | Toll-free: 1-877-327-2273.

2022 CHA of the Year - Lanna Abbott - Headshot
2022 Chiropractic Health Assistant Award Winner Ms. Lanna Abbott

2022 OCA Awards nominations closed on November 4, 2022 at 5 p.m.