AMMI Canada / Astellas Post Residency Fellowship 2011, Canada

AMMI Canada / Astellas Post Residency Fellowship 2011, Canada

Clinical Fellowship Program in Canada

Study Subject : Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Employer : AMMI Canada and Astellas Pharma Canada,

Level : PhD

Fellowship Description : Funding Timeline

  • The first payment will be dispersed at the beginning of the fellowship, in 2011.
  • This payment will be $ 35,000 – followed by a second payment after 6 months.

Post Residency Fellowship Eligibility Requirements :

  • Physicians practicing in infectious diseases and / or medical microbiology that are AMMI Canada members.
  • The candidate must be a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident of Canada, hold an M.D., and complete an ID or MM specialty in a Canadian University during the 2011 calendar year, prior to beginning this fellowship, (begin date planned for July 2011).
  • This Post Residency Fellowship may take place in or outside of Canada in an institution with a recognized program.
  • Preference will be given to research projects with relevance to Canada’s health community.
  • The recipient may not hold any other fellowship simultaneously with the 2011 AMMI Canada / Astellas Post Residency Fellowship.

Application must include :

  1. A Canadian Common CV (CIHR format) for both the applicant and supervisor.
  2. A proposal with the details of the training program and the proposed research project / theme for which the applicant will be a major contributor (maximum five pages in length). Proposal should clearly include :
    • how the research will advance knowledge and why it is important;
    • describe the role of the candidate in the project;
    • a description of the proposed project which includes :
      1. the study design,
      2. sample size calculation
      3. tools to used to collect data;
      4. plan for analysis, feasibility etc.; and
      5. a description of, and strengths of the training environment.
  3. A letter of acceptance from the supervisor of the fellowship program and research project. This letter must give assurances that the supervisor and his / her university fully support this fellowship.
  4. A letter of support from the program director of the applicants training program
  5. Two additional letters of support from other previous supervisors

Fellowship Application Deadline : January 4 2011.

For further fellowship information and application visit : http://www.ammi.ca/pdf/2011AstellasFellowship.pdf