Taken from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada website.
This visiting professorship provides medical students and residents with the opportunity to meet established researchers from other Canadian centres in order to promote medical research as a career choice. The visiting professor interacts with both undergraduate medical students and residents through rounds and other teaching sessions across departments.
Deans of the Canadian faculties of medicine can nominate a visiting professor to come to their centre. They submit proposed itinerary, reflecting how the school intends to use the grant and a curriculum vitae of the nominee.
The Awards Committee, at its annual fall meeting, will select the visiting professors on the basis of the submitted data and its applicability to the defined objectives.
The Awards Committee selects the visiting professor at its annual fall meeting.
Up to four medical faculties may be chosen each year for a $3000 grant to receive one professor.
The Faculty of Medicine, Dean’s Office, Research will be coordinating these nominations and therefore asks your assistance in supplying nominees for this grant award — Royal College deadline September 1, 2011.
Please submit your completed nomination form (PDF) to:
Adrienne Hammond, Research Secretary
Faculty of Medicine
317 – 2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
By the FoM Internal Deadline: Wednesday, August 24, 2011