Call for Applications: Canadian Geriatrics Society/Pfizer Continence Research Award
Overview: Through a collaboration between the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS) and Pfizer, the CGS is pleased to announce the creation of an award to support either clinical fellows or residents in training to conduct a relevant research project in the area of urinary incontinence in older persons. Recipients will be granted up to $10,000 over a 12 month period. There may be more than one recipient.
Aim and Scope: The aim of this award is to support resident / fellow research projects that promote excellence in urinary continence care for older people.
Objective: To support research from trainees (Residents/Fellows) in Geriatric Medicine / Care of the Elderly, ideally producing peer reviewed published scholarly work in the field of urinary incontinence.
Any proposal that includes a clinical trial involving human participants must be conducted according to ICH and Health Canada guidelines, and conform to the Declaration of Helsinki regarding human subjects in research.
Guidelines for submission
An application should be submitted by the resident / Fellow who must have as a supervisor who is an active member of CGS. The supervisor will acknowledge supervision and overall responsibility for the project. Funds will be made available to the supervisor / supervisor’s institution.
Applications will include:
The deadline to receive completed applications is February 12, 2019. Awardees will be notified by March 15, 2018. Award winners are invited to be recognized during the CGS Annual Scientific Meeting in Halifax, May 2-4, 2019.
Conditions of award:
Research made possible by the Canadian Geriatrics Society – Pfizer Continence Training Fellowship Award.