The Carrington Award was a prestigious honor in the field of medicine, awarded annually by the Federation Medical Council. It was awarded to one of five nominees, and was generally regarded as a lifetime achievement award. (DS9 episode: "Prophet Motive")
In 2371, the nominees were Doctor April Wade, Healer Senva, Doctor Henri Roget, Chirurgeon Ghee P'Trell, and Doctor Julian Bashir, who was the youngest person ever to be nominated for the award. Roget was the winner that year. (DS9 episode: "Prophet Motive")
In 2375, McCoy was to announce the winner of the Carrington Award.