WSC Physician Bursary 2018


World Stroke Congress 2018


CRSN Physician Bursary Application   



The Champlain Regional Stroke Network will be offering 3 financial awards towards the cost of early bird Registration for the 2018 World Stroke Congress of $700 (CAN). This major event is to be held in Montreal on October 17-20, 2018 and presents a unique opportunity to learn about stroke care across the spectrum, from leading-edge countries to those with under-developed resources.

 Eligible candidates include non-stroke specialist physicians of any discipline, residents and fellows.  Excluded are physicians practicing as a stroke specialists in an effort to broaden attendance at the WSC. 

 Applicants must submit a proposal of their learning objectives and explain how this could potentially benefit the Champlain Region.   Successful applicants will be asked to present what they have learned at a future Cheemun Lum Neurovascular Rounds (in person or by videoconference).  Select presentations will also be arranged for  the Ottawa Stroke Summit November 2, 2018.

 Consideration will be given to applications submitted no later than 12 noon EST on Monday May 21.   

Note that these funds are intended for out of pocket expenses for individuals only, and are not intended for salary replacement or for institutional access. ***Original receipts*** for your registration must be supplied within a reasonable time period after being paid.

 Applicants will be notified, approximately two weeks after the application deadline.  Applications will be reviewed by a panel from the CRSN Steering and Education Committees that will select candidates in an effort to maximize conference exposure across the LHIN and across disciplines. (Completion of this form does not guarantee that the applicant will receive funds). 

 To submit an application for this award, please use this application form:

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Grant Stotts, MD 

Director, Ottawa Stroke Program

Deputy Head, Division of Neurology

Ottawa Hospital, uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute



Contact us

Champlain Regional Stroke Network The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus Civic Parkdale Clinic, Main North 1053 Carling Avenue Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9

Phone: 613-798-5555 x 16153
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