CSIM Awards and Abstracts
Dr. David Sackett Senior Investigator Award
The purpose of the Dr. David Sackett Senior Investigator Award is to recognize excellence in research by a senior Canadian general internist. The award is intended to increase awareness of high quality research by general internists in Canada and to foster such research.
New Investigator Award
An annual New Investigator Award is offered by the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine in recognition of excellence in the field of internal medicine research by a young investigator.
Call for Research Abstracts
The Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM) invites you to submit abstracts to the Postgraduate Oral and Poster Research Session. CSIM trainees will be eligible for the CSIM Awards for Postgraduate Research. In recognition of the importance of the training of internists to the future of academic medicine in Canada, these awards acknowledge the best three oral and best three poster research presentations by trainees. Cash prizes available.
Call for Quality Improvement Abstracts
The Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM) invites you to submit abstracts to their Postgraduate Quality Improvement Oral and Poster Research Session. CSIM trainees will be eligible for a CSIM Award for Quality Improvement. In recognition of the importance of the training of internists to the future of academic medicine in Canada, these awards recognize the best oral and poster presentations in the field of Quality Improvement by a trainee. Cash prizes available.
Call for Clinical Abstracts
CSIM trainees are invited to submit abstracts to the Ted Giles Clinical Vignettes Session. The award recognizes the best oral presentations and cash prizes are available. There will also be a non-judged poster exhibition for selected abstracts.
GIM Faculty Research Showcase
The GIM Faculty Research Showcase is a mechanism to add topics to the program after the program has been “finalized” in late spring and to highlight the research programs of Canadian General Internists. This Showcase is largely intended for Full Members of the CSIM. Research from senior trainees in GIM (PGY4, PGY5, or greater) is also eligible for consideration. Resident members should submit their research to the postgraduate trainee research competition.
CSIM Medical Education Award
The CSIM Medical Education Award was established to support, promote, and recognize the IM/GIM medical education activities of CSIM members and associates.
Dr. Mahesh Raju Award for Mentorship
Open only to CSIM Resident Associates and physicians in the Atlantic Region. The CSIM is offering up to two awards in recognition of their mentorship. The CSIM is pleased to announce this Award in appreciation of the contributions made by Dr. Mahesh Raju.
The Hui Lee Health Promotion Scholarship
To promote excellence in health promotion among General Internal Medicine residents and physicians, and to honour and remember the life of Dr. Hui Lee, an active and cherished member of the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine.
The CSIM Osler Awards
Nominations are invited for the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine Osler Award. These awards are presented annually to an individual(s) demonstrating excellence in achievement in the field of general internal medicine (GIM), either in clinical practice, research, medical education or specialty development.
CSIM Education and Research Fund
- Encourage CSIM Full Members and Resident Associates to advance careers in both community and university-based General Internal Medicine (GIM) to do an elective at another Canadian site to pursue a scholarly activity in medical education, clinical research project or QI project.
- Encourage CSIM members (both Full Members and Resident Associates) to enhance the development of GIM (community and university-based) as a specialty by facilitating scholarly activity, knowledge exchange and pursuit of new knowledge.
Funding for Education and Wellness Events
The Canadian Society of Internal Medicine is pleased to help sponsor learning and wellness events at academic and community centres across Canada, such as GIM Career Nights for trainees, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities, wellness activities and journal clubs.
To apply, please click here to review the terms of reference and download the application form.
Click here to download a PDF summary of awards and funding offered by CSIM. Please feel free to circulate or print this document among your colleagues and trainees.