Accepting Proposals until October 1, 2015!
On behalf of Dr. Stewart Harris and Lori Berard, co-chairs for the upcoming Endocrine Awards, you're invited to submit your proposals for the 2015 Diabetes Junior Investigator and Diabetes Educator Awards!
Apply before October 1, 2015 to be eligible to win grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 and a chance to present your research or patient education project at the 18th Annual CSEM Professional Conference on December 1st in Vancouver, British Columbia during an accredited symposium.
Diabetes Junior Investigator Award:
This award places special emphasis on supporting research and/or educational initiatives that have the potential to improve diabetes care and/or enhance self-management and/or support patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
Eligibility Criteria: Only endocrinologists and other physicians who completed their residency training (obtained their FRCPC or equivalent) less than five years ago can apply. Applicants may be endocrinologists or other physicians for whom diabetes and endocrinology makes up a substantial proportion of their clinical and/or research activity.
Diabetes Educator Award:
This award supports research that has the potential to improve diabetes care and/or enhance self-management education and/or support patients with type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be members of the Canadian Diabetes Association, Diabetes Educator Section, in good standing for two years. The competition is open to allied health professionals from across Canada. Applicants from a Diabetes Team will be considered; however, the team must nominate one representative for potential presentation to the judging panel.
Please note: The competition is open only to those in Canada (citizens, permanent residents and others with a valid Canadian work permit).
For submission guidelines and further details, please visit: www.endocrineawards.com. We look forward to receiving your proposals!