The 2012 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology is accepting nominations. This is awarded annually to a national or international leader in the field of organ transplantation. The prize consists of a crystal award and $15,000 and travel expenses.
Nominations are due on May 2, 2011. Questions may be directed to email@example.com or to 412.383.8884
The Canadian Liver Foundation 2011 research grant competition is now open. For details, please refer to the respective grant application guidelines which are available on our website. to apply, download the appropriate grant application form from www.liver.ca. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.
The L'Oreal-Unesco Awards 2012 in the Live Sciences are announcing nominations due April 30, 2011. Outstanding women scientists from any continent are eligible. Visit www.forwomeninscience.com.
The CTN CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network is announcing the 2011-2012 competition for the CTN Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Program. Fellowship awards will be available thanks to the generous contributions of Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), CANFAR, Merck, Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN), and ViiV healthcare. Each award is worth $50,000 plus up to $5000 in travel allowance on expenses claimed. Funding is provided to candidates who wish to write a trial protocol, research program, and develop and run their trial.
MD's who have either completed or are enrolled in an accredited medical residency program or PhD's who have completed their PhD. In addition, Biostatisticians with a PhD and working in an HIV or co-infections group are also eligible to apply ofr a CTN Postdoctoral Fellowship award.
There is a Call for Nominations for three of the AFMC Awards:
- AFMC Young Educators Award
- AFMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada
- John Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education (deadline extended to Dec 1/2010)
The deadline for submission is December 1st, 2010. Electronic submissions are preferred and can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org. The awards will be presented at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) in Toronto from May 7-11, 2011. For more information, please consult our website at: http://afmc.ca/awards-e.php
CAME Call for Award Nominations 2011
Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010
Each year, CAME invites colleagues to submit nominations for its awards: the Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education and the Meridith Marks New Educator Award. The submission deadline is November 19, 2010. Nomination and eligibility requirements can be found on the CAME website: http://www.came-acem.ca/awards_overview_en.php. Please announce these award opportunities within your own schools and institutions.
First International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions: Call for Abstracts
Submission deadline is September 30, 2010
This conference is to be held May 10-13, 2011, in Toronto, Canada (immediately after CCME 2011).
With the increasing complexity of academic health science centers, it is very important that health science schools address the professional development needs of their faculty members. This exciting program has been developed through the collaboration of more than 20 health professional education organizations and universities representing 5 continents.
Online abstract submission is now open:
CCME 2011: Call for Proposals for Educational Activities
Submission deadline is October 18, 2010
The Program Committee for the 2011 Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) Toronto, ON is now inviting the submission of proposals for workshops, oral and poster presentations in the areas of admissions, undergraduate, postgraduate, continuing medical education, faculty development or any other topic relevant to medical education.
This year’s theme is “Scholarship in Medical Education” and includes three sub-themes: Valuing Scholarship, Research in Medical Education and Scholarship of Social Accountability
PLEASE NOTE: Submissions need not be related to the conference themes; those related and those not related will be considered equally.
All submissions must be made online. The deadline for submissions is October 18th, 2010. Please click hereto download the submission guidelines.
**Please note that you may edit any submission you have made on-line as long as the edit occurs no later than Monday, October 18th - the deadline for submission.
CCME Website: We invite you to explore the conference websiteand refer to it for conference updates and announcements.
CLIME 2011: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN – SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 1, 2010
There is still time to register for CLIME 2011 which will take place in Ottawa, February 7-10, 2011.
CLIME is a four-day Institute designed to meet the needs of individuals who are engaged in leading initiatives that promote excellence, innovation, change, and scholarship in Health Sciences Education. This Institute, which was designed by Canadian experts in medical education, will take place in Ottawa from February 7 to 10, 2011. CLIME 2011 will be presented in English with small working group in English and in French.
More information about CLIME 2011 and how to register for this Institute can be found on the CAME website at http://www.came-acem.ca/mededconferences_clime_en.php. We encourage you to register early, as space is limited to 40 participants. You can also take advantage of the early registration rate which is in effect until November 1, 2010.
CAME MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT
DR. DEREK PUDDESTER RECEIVES THE 2010 C.A. ROBERTS AWARD FOR CLINICAL LEADERSHIP
Dr. Derek Puddester, Director of the Faculty Wellness Program at the University of Ottawa, is the recipient of the 2010 C.A. Roberts Award for Clinical Leadership. This national award is bestowed upon a CPA (Canadian Psychiatric Association) member clinician who has been instrumental in developing new treatment approaches, creative program design or administrative innovations, and who has been recognized for consistently providing superior quality psychiatric care to patients. Upon taking his title as Director of the Faculty Wellness Program, Dr. Puddester not only provided service to the University of Ottawa’s faculty members, but has developed the program substantially to meet the depth and breadth of his vision and has contributed to the success of e-health projects nationally and in 40 other countries. This is indeed an honour and well earned prestige. Congratulations to Dr. Puddester for all his hard work and dedication!
CAME at the Royal College’s ICRE – September 23-25, 2010 –Westin Ottawa
If you are planning to attend the upcoming ICRE Conference in Ottawa, please be sure to drop by the CAME Booth.
CAME Contact Information
Canadian Association for Medical Education
800 - 265 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON,
Phone: (613) 730-0687 ext. 238
Fax: (613) 730-1196
The Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Scientific Advisory Committee is seeking nominations for the 2011 prize. A prize is awarded each year to one or more scientists whose scientific achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders, and/or whose research resuts constitute a seminal scientific finding that holds great promise of ultimately changing our understanding of or ability to treat disease. The cash award accompanying is $200,000. To submit a nomination, visit the website: http://alpertprize.hms.harvard.edu/nomination/. The deadline for receipt of nominations is September 20, 2010. For more information, please contact Casie Madden at email@example.com or (617) 432-3638.
The Women's Mental Health Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto and affiliated teaching Hospitals present the Women's Mental Health Conference: Building Networks and Research Capacity. The day consists of paper presentations, poster sessions, workshops, symposia, networking forums and two plenary panel discussions on Violence in the Lives of Woman and Social Determinants of Women's Mental Health. Our aim is to share ideas and foster knowledge exchange. The conference will be held on Friday, October 1st, 2010 at the Centre for Addition and Mental Health sites downtown Toronto. For more information, contact
Adrienne Amato, Adrienne_amato@camh.net 416.979.4296
Prix Galien Canada is looking for nominations for a researcher or research team that has made a remarkable contribution to the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease.
The deadline is July 31st 2010. The decision of the jury is final. Information is posted at www.prix-galien-canada.com.
Applicants are requested to submit 10 copies of their application to:
Mrs. Marie-Pier Tremblay
Prix Galien Canada
Boucherville PZ J4B 7K1
endMS Research and Training Network is seeking applications for the 2010 endMS Transitional Career Development Awards offered by the MS Society of Canada. These awards were designed to identify individuals seeking to take up acadmic careers in Canadian Universities with their academic interests being of direct relevance to finding the cause and cure of multiple sclerosis. Contact is Dr. Jack Antel, Scientific Director, via Ms Anne Marie Bismuth, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Canadian Cancer Society's four prestigious Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research for 2010 are due April 30th, 2010. Information is on the website www.cancer.ca.
The awards are:
1. The Canadian Cancer Society Robert L. Noble Award, recognizing an outstanding Canadian investigator and his/her achievements in biomedical cancer research.
2. The Canadian Cancer Society O. Harold Warwick Award, recognizing an outstanding Canadian Investigator and his/her achievements that are having a major impact on cancer control in Canada (not basic biomedical sciences research).
3. The Canadian Cancer Society William E. Rawls Award spot lights up-and-coming investigators in cancer control, whose work is likely to lead (or has led) to important advances in cancer control.
4. The Canadian Cancer Society Young Investigator Award honours a promising young investigator doing outstanding biomedical cancer research.
The Canadian Liver Foundation Research Grant Program announces the 2010 research grant competition. Funds are available to award a total of 2 operating grants, 4 graduate studentships and one Raj Bhargava memorial summer studentship.
For all details please refer to the respective grant application guidelines which are available on the website at www.liver.ca. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2010.
The Alton Ochsner Award of $15,000 will be presented to one to three clinical and/or basic science investigators, for outstanding and exemplary original scientific investigations that relate tobacco consumption with disease. This scientific work may be clinical, fundamental, epidemiological or prevention in scope. The prime criterion is its scientfic context and impact on this major health threat. All nominations must include a CV, a letter that describes the scientific contributions of the investigator, the investigator's bibliography, at least 2 additional letters and reprints of at least 3 pertinent major scientific contributions. Seven copies of all materials must be submitted by March 31, 2010 to
Edward D. Frohlich, MD
Alton Ochsner Clinic Foundation
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans,k Louisiana 70121
the Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology is presented to outstanding national and international leaders who have made significant contributions to the fields of organ transplantation and immunology. Nomination deadline is May 3, 2010.
The 26th Annual J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine- Imaging of the Aging Brain is soliciting nominations. The closing date for nominations is May 1, 2010. Nominations should be sent directly to Dr. John MacDonald, Director, Robarts Research Institute.
The 32nd annual Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases, which honours outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases. The Award provides financial support of the investigators and their families. Nominations must be received on or before 19-March, 2010. Nomination form is available in the Dean's office.
Grants in Aid of Research in Celiac Disease in Canada:
The JA Campbell Research grant us offered for research projects in Canada related to Celiac Disease and/or Dermatitis Herpetiformis. Our priority for the 2010 Award will be socio-economic studies-how economics and/or health policy impacts how people live with their disease.
JA Campbell Young Investigator Award is $5000 for Research in Celiac Disease and or Dermatitis Herpetiformis and available to research students and those who recently completed degres.
These awards are both due on January 11, 2010. Successful applicants will be informed of the decision by the end of February 2010.
The William Osler Medal is awarded annually for the best unpublished essay on a medical historical topic writtent by a student. The essay, maximum of 9,000 words must be entirely the work of one contestant.
For more information contact the Osler Medal Committee Chair:
Department of Anaesthesiology
Mayo Clinic, 200 First Str. S W.
Rochester, MN 55905
Entries must be postmarked or submitted electronically via e-mail (preferred method) by 15-January, 2010.
The following is a synopsis of AFMC's awards for 2010 that will be presented t the conference May 1-5, 2010. Deadline for nominations is 16-November, 2009.
The AFMC Young Educators Award recognizes individuals who by their vision, work and interaction will colleages has produced change within thier university or within their medical community as a whole, and are within their first 7 years as a faculty member. Only candidates with an MD or graduate degree are eligible for nomination.
The AFMC-John Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education is to recognize an individual or group in a Canadian medical school who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids deemed by the medical community as a valuable addition to the educational toolkit.
The AFMC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Faculty Development in Canada is to recognize an individual or a group in Canada who has made an exceptional contribution in this area. Criteria focus on the bredth of the nominees' faculty development program, its regional, national or internatinal impact, and how the nominee(s) has promoted the field of the faculty development generally.
The AFMC-May Cohen Gender Equity Award is awarded annually to recognize outstanding effort or achievement of an individual(s), program(s), department(s) or faculty in improving the gender equity enviornment in academic medicine in Canada. The nominations can include faculty development initiatives, educational programs, etc. The effort must have been initiated within the past 5 years, and or the impact of the achievement must be ongoing within the past 5 years.
For more information please contact:
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
265 Carling Avenue, Suite 800 Ottawa ON K1S 2E1
Tel: 613.730.0687 Fax: 613.730.1196 email@example.com
The CIHR Institute of Genetics announces the new Lap-Chee Tsui prizes for exceptional trainee-conducted research that falls within the mandate of the Institute of Genetics. Each year, 4 prizes of $1000 will be made for trainees that have published as first author in the previous 12 months (research must be done in Canada, or by a Canadian trainee working abroad). Supervisors, other faculty members, or department heads. Visit the CIHR Institute of genetics website, Lap-Chee Tsui Publication Award. (under CIHR-IG Regular Funding Programs).
Women's Mental Health Provincial Conference that is sponsored by the University of Toronto, Women's College Hospital and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The conference is being held in Toronto on October 17th.
To register, go to http://www.womensresearch.ca/news/womens_mental_health_conference.php
The Health Education Technology Research Unit (HETRU) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is proud to present the 2nd Annual Conference on "What Really Works in Technology-Enhanced Health Education Effective Use of Simulations and e-Education STrategies to Improve Teaching and Learning".
The conference will be taking place on Novemtber 20th-22 at UOIT in Oshawa, Ont. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences honours distinguished persons from the Arab World who have tirelessly worked for medical development in the Arab World.
Information may be found at email@example.com
The Roche Foundation for Anemia Research (RoFAR) invites you to apply for a research grant with awards totally up to 200'000 Swiss Francs for 2 years.
RoFAR is committed to fostering innovative anaemia-related research. Applications are sought. Please visit www.rofar.org.
Faculty Development Mini Fellowships are career development grants of up to $5,000 each and are designed so faculty members can take advantage of professional development opportunities to acquire new knowledge and skills.
The FSRE Grants are intended to facilitate and enable scholarship in education. FSRE grants will range up to a maximum of $12,500 and all members of faculty are eligible to apply.
Guidelines and application instructions for the Mini Fellowships are here ( http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/education/erru/facdev/MiniFellowship.pdf ) and for the FSRE are here ( http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/education/erru/facdev/FSRE_guidelines.pdf ).
Canadian Cardiovascular Society is the national voice for cardiovascular physicians and scientists. The CCS mission is to promote cardiovascular health and care through:
Knowledge translation, including dissemination of research, enocuragement of best practices, professional development and leadership in health policy.
Nominations go to:
Canadian Cardiovascular Society
222 Queen Street, Suite 1403
Ottawa ON K1P 5V9
T. 613569.3407 X400 OR 877.569.6407 ext. 400
E. nominations @ccs.ca