Call for applications! Kuok Fellowship for graduate studies related to cancer care quality

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The Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology in collaboration with the Rossy Cancer Network is pleased to announce its call for applications for the Kuok Fellowship. Applications are due by September 20, 2019.

A FELLOWSHIP TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH RELATED TO CANCER CARE QUALITY

Goal of Fellowship

The Kuok endowment was established to fulfill McGill University’s mandate of academic excellence by supporting graduate training opportunities in research domains relevant to the Rossy Cancer Network (RCN).

This opportunity is open to active McGill University graduate students. This opportunity is open to active McGill University graduate students in the fields of medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, pharmacy, medical physics, dietetics, as well as physical and occupational therapy.

Domains covered by this funding mechanism are directly linked to the RCN’s mandate of cancer care quality improvement across the continuum of care, spanning from diagnosis to survivorship. They include aspects of care delivery, patient experience, management and prevention of adverse events and optimization of survival.

The value of this award has been set at:

  • $15,000/year for MSc trainees
  • $30,000/year for PhD trainees.

The maximum duration of the support is two years. The funding is designed to provide the trainee with salary support and facilitate academic expenses.

 Deadline for Applications

The deadline for applications is September 20, 2019.

Application Process

The complete reference document and application form can be accessed online at:
http://mcgill.ca/rcr-rcn/grants/cqi-edu/kuok

In order to be considered, applications must be submitted on the RCN website:
http://mcgill.ca/rcr-rcn/grants/cqi-edu/kuok/submit-proposal

For further information, please contact

Zeina DiMassi
Cancer Quality & Innovation Program Manager
Rossy Cancer Network
Zeina.dimassi@muhc.mcgill.ca

 

August 14 2019

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