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2024 CASL-CLF Visiting Professorship Award Guidelines


The CASL-CLF Visiting Professorship is awarded to a CASL member who is recognized as an outstanding individual in hepatology, an excellent communicator, and with an interest in clinical, basic science or translational liver research. 

Objective and Program Parameters 

  • The objective of the CASL-CLF Visiting Professorship is to provide an exceptional liver educational program to health care professionals, paraprofessionals, researchers, and others involved in liver disease. 
  • A ‘State of the Art” lecture in Hepatology will be given at each host center.  The visiting professor will also participate in undergraduate and postgraduate liver education and the exchange of ideas with staff, researchers, trainees and students, etc. where possible. 
  • The awardee will visit or lecture at no less than four Canadian centers during the academic year and must include at least one visit in each of the four regions of Canada: 
    • the Western Provinces 
    • Ontario 
    • Quebec 
    • the Maritime Provinces 
  • The awardee visits will be coordinated by the award recipient, a designated contact at each host center, and the CASL office. 


Nominations for the CASL Visiting Professorship Award should be submitted via this link or the form below no later than December 15, 2023. 

Award Presentation 

The award will be presented to the next CASL-CLF Visiting Professor at the CASL Awards Ceremony, which will place at the Joint CDDW™-CLM Conference in Toronto, Ontario on March 1-3, 2024. The CASL office will coordinate with the award recipient prior to the meeting to coordinate logistics. 


2021Dr. Puneeta Tandon
2020Morris Sherman
2019Paul Adams
2018Andrew Mason