Early Career Chiropractor Award

(previously the Recent Graduate Award)

Awarded to a chiropractor who has recently graduated from chiropractic college and who demonstrates outstanding promise, achievement and commitment to enhancing the chiropractic profession.

2021 Early Career Chiropractor Award Winner
Dr. Josh Plener

Criteria

Presented to a Chiropractor who has been an OCA and CCO member in good standing for  five years or less at the time of nomination. 

In addition to the eligibility requirements for all awards, the nominee will have demonstrated success transitioning from school into practice, as well as a commitment to enhancing the understanding of chiropractic care in one or more of the following areas: 

Giving Back: Volunteering within their community to represent and promote chiropractic care in a professional and ethical manner. 

Interprofessional CollaborationBuilding collaborations with other health care professionals with a focus on quality patient care. 

Patient-Centred CareContributing to the development of innovative and patient-centred models of care that improve patient quality of life. 

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

Watch this page and our weekly bulletins for updates about the 2022 OCA Awards. Award nominations will open in fall 2022.

Past Early Career Chiropractor Award Winners