Nominations for the 2021 Barbara Ann LeGay Award are now open! 


The Barbara Ann LeGay award for Patient-Oriented Research would be presented to a patient who has demonstrated a special knowledge and interest in the inter-relationship between medical care providers, researchers and patients. It is an acknowledgement of the central role that the patient shares in the development, testing and implementation of new practices and procedures in the provision of appropriate care for persons living with kidney disease.


What are the selection criteria for the award?

  • A patient partner currently involved in Can-SOLVE CKD Network
  • Partners with researchers, policy makers, and health care providers for the betterment of patient healthcare and practice
  • Demonstrates leadership, innovation, and creativity in their work with Can-SOLVE CKD and beyond
  • Strong will for change and pushing the envelope
  • Working to address the disconnect in healthcare, promoting care team coordination


How do I nominate?

Nominations can come from anybody affiliated with the Can-SOLVE CKD Network, including staff, researchers, research team members, and patient partners. Nominations are now open until May 14th, 2021. To nominate someone, please complete the form.


The winner of the award is selected by the Barbara LeGay Award Subcommittee, composed of friends and family of Barbara LeGay, past award recipients and Can-SOLVE CKD staff members. The winner will be announced at the Can-SOLVE CKD Annual General Meeting.

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