CSEM Grants


Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Grant

labrie Dr. Fernand Labrie

Award description:

This grant will be awarded to an 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. Applicant be a CSEM member in good standing (membership renewed before application submission).

Eligibility criteria:

  • the applicant must:
    • be an MD research fellow in Endocrinology & Metabolism who, at the time of receiving the award, has completed two years of a Royal College–recognized Pediatric or Adult Endocrinology and Metabolism training program
    • be pursuing additional research training in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism
    • priority will be given to Canadians or permanent residents
  • the research project must be done in an accredited Canadian institution (all Canadian institutes/hospitals with University-accredited programs are eligible)

Application procedure: Complete the 2024 online application form and submit supporting documents to the CSEM:

  • 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: April 2, 2024. No late applications will be considered.

Notification of winner: The winner will be informed by the end of June 2024.

Reporting requirements:

  • 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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CSEM President Dr. Stan Van Uum presenting the 2023 Dr. Fernand Labrie Fellowship Research Award to Dr. Melissa-Rosina Pasqua.

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

  • 2023: Melissa-Rosina Pasqua, McGill University, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2022: Stéfanie Parisien-La Salle, Université de Montréal, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 2021: Shohinee Sarma (Univeristy of Toronto, Adult Endocrinology)
  • 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)

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