NLMA Honorary Life Membership Award

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NLMA Honorary Life Membership Award

The NLMA Honorary Life Membership Award recognizes persons who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, has distinguished himself or herself by their achievements in medicine or an allied science, or who has rendered distinguished service to the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (NLMA).


  • Membership in good standing with the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association; and
  • Retired from active practice regardless of age, including those performing locums, or over the age of 75 regardless of practice status; and,
  • Significant contributions to the medical profession as defined by involvement in NLMA activities, which may include Board of Director or committee involvement; or,
  • Other considerations including strong liaison with other medical organizations, delivery of quality medical care, political activity, medical research, community service and humanitarian service.

Selection Process

The selection process begins with a Call for Nominations from the entire membership. Nominations must include the rationale of how the nominee meets the criteria. Nominations will be vetted by NLMA staff to ensure the stipulations are met before presentation to the NLMA Board of Directors for final decision.

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A list of past recipients is available here.

Assistance For assistance, please contact J. David Mitchell, Director, Administration & Membership at (709) 726-7424 (301), (800) 563-2003 (301) or

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