CSEM Grants

Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Grant

This grant will be awarded to a 3rd- or 4th-year MD research fellow who is pursuing additional research training in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism. This is a one-time scholarship award for one fellow in the maximum amount of $30,000. It must be noted: this award is intended as a salary award and can be combined with other sources to constitute a salary.


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Dr. Jean-Patrice Baillargeon (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Award to Dr. Despoina Manousaki.
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Dr. Jean-Patrice Baillargeon (right) presenting the 2016 Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Award to Dr. Alanna Weisman.
  • 2016: Despoina Manousaki (McGill University, Pediatric Endocrinology) and Alanna Weisman (University of Toronto, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2015: Julie Lovshin (University of Toronto, Adult Endocrinology) and Steven Orlov (McMaster University, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2014: Monika Pawlowska (University of British Columbia, Adult Endocrinology) and Cynthia Luk (University of Toronto, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2013: Brenden Hursh (University of British Columbia, Pediatric Endocrinology) and Emilie D'Aoust (Université de Montréal, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2012: Munier Nour (University of Calgary, Pediatric Endocrinology) and Jessica MacKenzie-Feder (University of British Columbia, Adult Endocrinology)

Eligibility criteria:

  • must be a 3rd- or 4th-year MD research fellow in Endocrinology & Metabolism who has completed two years of a Royal College–recognized Pediatric or Adult Endocrinology and Metabolism training program
  • member of CSEM in good standing (dues paid by April 30, 2017)
  • must be pursuing additional research training in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • the research project must be done in an accredited Canadian institution (all Canadian institutes/hospitals with University-accredited programs are eligible
  • priority will be given to Canadians or landed immigrants

Application procedure: Send the following to the CSEM office (address below):

  • letter of intention from fellow, including career plans
  • CVs of fellow AND supervisor (complete CV or CIHR-type CV)
  • one-page summary of proposed research project
  • letter of recommendation by someone other than the direct supervisor (previous research mentor or training director)

Deadline: July 15, 2017. No late applications will be considered.

Notification of winner: The winner will be informed in August 2017. It is hoped that the winner or his/her supervisor will attend the 2017 CSEM Meeting in Edmonton in order to accept the award in person.

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