CPA Junior Investigator Research Colloquium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

NEW Application Submission Deadline: July 31, 2020 (PST)

The Canadian Psychiatric Association is inviting applications for its annual CPA Junior Investigator Research Colloquium. The Colloquium aims to provide guidance, mentorship and encouragement to young investigators in the early phases of their training. Junior investigators will have an opportunity to obtain feedback about their past, present and future research from mentors who are tops in their field in a small group setting as well as participate in plenary sessions about career development and grantsmanship.

Candidates who have an interest and potential in developing research careers in psychiatry are encouraged to apply. This virtual workshop for junior psychiatric investigators will be held on October 22, 2020.

Who is eligible?

Psychiatry residents or fellows who have interest and potential in developing research careers in psychiatry. Candidates should hold a medical degree. Candidates must also be current members of the CPA, or apply to be one upon acceptance to the program. Those with individual federal research awards are not eligible. Applicants must be citizens, or permanent residents of Canada, and training in Canada.

Faculty
    Colloquium Chairs
    Dr. Jeffrey Meyer, University of Toronto
    Dr. Katherine Aitchison, University of Alberta
    Mentors
    To be announced

Application Process

The deadline to submit 2020 applications is July 31, 2020 (PST). Applicants are required to submit an online application form including:

  • A 500-word abstract by the nominee of a study in progress or completed. If accepted to attend the colloquium, this abstract should be used for the breakout group session. The abstract form is integrated into the online application form (link on the right).
  • A 300-word statement by the nominee describing how attendance at the colloquium will further his/her career goals. If accepted, participants will be asked to presentation his/her study to the breakout group.
  • A letter of recommendation from the nominee’s research mentor or other faculty member, describing the nominee’s potential as a researcher and his/her potential to benefit from the colloquium. (append to the online application form)
  • A curriculum vitae (appended to the online application form).
Thank you to Sponsors of the 2019 Colloquium

Dalhousie University, Department of Psychiatry
McGill University, Department of Psychiatry
McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Psychiatry
Queen’s University, Department of Psychiatry
University of Alberta, Department of Psychiatry
University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry
University of Calgary, Department of Psychiatry
University of Manitoba, Department of Psychiatry
University of Ottawa, Department of Psychiatry
University of Saskatchewan, Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry
University of Western Ontario, Department of Psychiatry
Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Université Laval, Department of Psychiatry
Université de Montréal, Department of Psychiatry
Université de Sherbrooke, Department of Psychiatry

For more information on participating in or sponsoring the Colloquium, contact Rob Cornforth at 1-613-234-2815 (237) or by e-mail at rcornforth@cpa-apc.org.

Questions?
Please contact Rob Cornforth at
(613) 234-2815 ext. 237 or
rcornforth@cpa-apc.org