Previous Winners


2021: Midwifery and Toronto Community Health (MATCH) Program

2020: Lisa Bishop

2019: Rebecca Weeks

2018: Natalie Wright

2017: Judy Rogers

Lifetime Achievement Award: 

2020: Patricia (Patty) McNiven

2019: Carol Cameron

2017: Diane Parkin

2016: Christine Sternberg

2015: Karyn Kaufman 

2014: (two recipients) Eileen Hutton & Vicki Van Wagner

Hospital Integration Award:

2021: Sault Area Hospital

2020: North York General Hospital

2019: London Health Sciences Centre

2018: Collingwood General and Marine Hospital

2017: Temiskaming Hospital

2016: Michael Garron Hospital 

2015: Hôpital Montfort 

2014: Markham-Stouffville Hospital & Trillium Health Partners 

Media Award:

2021: Matt Galloway, Lindsay Rempel and Rachel Levy-McLaughlin, "Midwives warn of little support, burnout due to pandemic," The Current, CBC Radio, Dec. 17, 2020.

2020: Chantal Braganza, "The uncertain future of midwifery in Ontario," TVO, Feb. 12, 2019.

2019: Denise Balkissoon; "In Ontario, midwives help with the rebirth of Indigenous pregnancy care," The Globe & Mail, July 22, 2018.

2018: Cathy Alex; "Ontario Restores 'Beautiful Ceremony' of Funding 6 Aboriginal Midwifery Programs,CBC Thunder Bay, February 2017.

2017: Dr. Brian Goldman, Dawna Dingwall, Jeff Goodes, "Into the Breech," White Coat, Black ArtCBC Radio.

2016: Ava Karvonen & Tihemme Gagnon, "Midwives," Chaos and Courage, APTN. 

2015: Dr. Brian Goldman, Dawna Dingwall, Jeff Goodes, "Haves and Have Nots: Midwifery in Canada," White Coat, Black ArtCBC Radio.

2014: André Picard, "Midwives: Underused and misused assets in Canada," Globe and Mail, July 10, 2013.


2021: Cristina A. Mattison , John N. Lavis, Michael G. Wilson, Eileen K. Hutton and Michelle L. Dion; "A critical interpretive synthesis of the roles of midwives in health systems." Health Res Policy Sys, 2020.

2020: Eileen Hutton, Angela Reitsma, Julia Simioni, Ginny Brunton and Karen Kaufman; "Perinatal or neonatal mortality among women who intend at the onset of labour to give birth at home compared to women of low obstetrical risk who intend to give birth in hospital: A systematic review and meta-analyses," EClinicalMedicine, 2019.

2019: Elizabeth K. Darling, Karen Marie Olsen Lawford, Kathi Wilson, Michelle Kryzanauskas, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault; "Distance from Home Birth to Emergency Obstetric Services and Neonatal Outcomes: A Cohort Study." Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, 2019.

2018: Samantha Krueger; "Labour Outcomes After Successful External Cephalic Version." J Obstet, 2017. 

2017: Eileen Hutton; "Outcomes Associated with Planned Place of Birth Among Women with Low-Risk Pregnancies." CMAJ, 2015.


2020: Jasmine Allan-Sferruzzi (Toronto Metropolitan University), Kandace Price (Toronto Metropolitan University), Samihah Patel (Laurentian)