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. Note that this award is intended as a salary award and can be combined with other sources to constitute a salary.

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 before application submission)
  • 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: Complete the 2021 online application form and submit supporting documents:

  • 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 31, 2021. No late applications will be considered.

Notification of winner: The winner will be informed by the end of September 2021. The winner will present a virtual lecture describing their research project, following the CSEM Professional Conference.

Reporting requirements:

  • Brief summary of the project that was/is performed and location of the fellowship
  • Outcome of the project: Completion? Meaningful results? Publications and communications related to project?
  • All scientific publications and communications during the period of the fellowship (one or 2 years), related or not to project.

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2020 Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Award winner Dr. Cathy J. Sun.

Past recipients of the Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Grant:

  • 2020: Cathy J. Sun (Univeristy of Ottawa, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2019: Jamie Laura Benham (Univeristy of Calgary, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2018: Calvin Ke (University of Toronto, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2017: Amanda Brahm Berberich (University of Western Ontario, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 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)