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CAGP GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY sub-specialty resident AWARD (Closed)

The Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry is offering four awards of $1,250, to residents accepted into a Canadian Geriatric Psychiatry sub-specialty program to support the development and completion of a scholarly project during their training.

Deadline for Applications is April 27, 2018. Apply Now!


The purpose of this award is to support the development and completion of the advanced level academic project described in the Specialty Training Requirements for Geriatric Psychiatry (STR) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This academic project may be in the area of research, education, service development and/or advocacy as it pertains to Geriatric Psychiatry and related CanMEDs roles.

This award helps to offset the costs of attending the CAGP's Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). The successful applicant is encouraged to attend the upcoming ASM where their name will be announced, but is expected to attend the following year when they will present on their findings. The recipient will formally receive their award at the upcoming meeting. 

The monetary award will be given out in one installment in the year the award is offered.
Applicant Requirements

Applicants must have completed their psychiatric residency training and be eligible for, or have received, their FRCPC. They must be accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited Canadian Geriatric Psychiatry sub-specialty program.  The applicant will be expected to present their project at the CAGP Annual Scientific Meeting next year.

Applicants must be current CAGP Members-In-Training. Membership is FREE to all residents currently enrolled in a geriatric psychiatry sub-specialty program. Click here for details on membership.

The application should include:
  1. A description of the proposed academic project
  2. Other sources of financial support.
  3. A letter indicating their reasons for pursuing sub-specialty training in Geriatric Psychiatry.
  4. Letters of support from supervising faculty (who is a CAGP member) indicating recommendation and commitment to facilitate the proposed project.
  5. Applicant’s curriculum vitae with current contact information.
  6. Letter confirming the applicant’s stage of training and FRCPC eligibility from their current Psychiatry Program Director
  7. Letter from Sub-Specialty Program Director OR Psychiatry Program Director confirming acceptance or current enrollment in a Canadian sub-specialty training program in geriatric psychiatry for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The Awards Committee of the CAGP will review all applications. They will be judged based on merit.

CAGP Geriatric Psychiatry sub-specialty resident Award (FORMERLY cagp tRAINING aWARD)

  • Dr. Selim Asmer (2017)
  • Dr. Daljit Bhangoo (2017)
  • Dr. Sarab Preet Dosanjh (2017)
  • Dr. Vanessa Thoo (2016)
  • Dr. Simon Woo (2016)
  • Dr. Kathleen Bingham, University of Toronto (2015)
  • Dr. Nadeesha Fernando, University of British Columbia (2014)
  • Dr. Holly Dornan, University of Ottawa (2013)

Past CAGP Fellowship Award Recipients

  • Dr. Jennifer Brault, University of Ottawa (2012)
  • Dr. Andrea Iaboni, University of Toronto (2011)
  • Dr Tegan Sacevich, University of Manitoba (2010)
  • Dr. Jenny Rogers, University of British Columbia (2009)
  • Dr. Daniel Blumberger, University of Toronto (2008)
  • Dr. Dallas Seitz, University of Toronto (2008)
  • Dr. Peter Giacobbe, University of Toronto (2006)
  • Dr. Mark Bosma, Dalhousie University (2005)
  • Dr. Sara Thompson, University of Toronto (2005)
  • Dr. Cheryl Murphy Dalhousie University (2004)
  • Dr. Laura McCabe University of Toronto (2004)

Lilly Fellowship Awards

  • Dr. Supurna Madam University of Calgary (2003)
  • Dr. Jeannie Ferguson Dalhousie University (2002)
  • Dr. Mark Rapoport University of Toronto (2001)

PLEASE NOTE: The CAGP cannot provide patients with the names of physicians providing care to patients. The Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons in most Canadian provinces and territories maintain a website for patients to find a physician by specialty. A list of these governing bodies is available on the Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada’s website.

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