Dates and Deadlines

2017 Medical Education Research / Medical Innovation Project Grants

Deadline: April 17 2017

Applications are now open for the 2017 Medical Education Research / Medical Innovation Project  Grants. These grants provide funding for research projects and innovations in medical education.

How to apply:

Full details of the application process are available here:

All applications must be submitted to Nicole Neocleous at by  April 17th at midnight.

Further questions, or if it is your first time applying:

We strongly encourage new applicants (i.e. those who have never received a grant previously) to seek advice prior to submitting the final application. Guidance is available from the Methods Centre and DIME. Contact Dr Susan Humphrey-Murto at at least 4-6 weeks in advance of deadline, who will pair you with an experienced education researcher.

Please note, the Principal Investigator for the grant application must be a member of the Department of Medicine who is also a member of the UMA Practice Plan and does not hold a Medical Education Research Award.

Resident Research Day 2017

Wednesday June 7, 2017 8:30AM ‚Äď 5:00PM

Centurion Conference and Events Centre, 170 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, ON


  • Scientific presentations¬†focusing on exciting new research by clinical residents/fellows, graduate students (MSc/PhD) and postdoctoral fellows from the Department of Medicine. All presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts.
  • Dr. Phil Wells introducing the Keynote session:¬†‘Global Impact of Ottawa Research’¬†featuring Drs. Michael Rudnicki and Marc Carrier
  • NEW!¬†Dragon‚Äôs Den Competition: 3 minute lightening presentations by the best trainees from DoM programs/divisions
  • Pre-meeting session (8:00AM):¬†‚ÄėObtaining a Clinical Academic Position‚Äôby Dr. Jodi Warman Chardon
  • Prizes¬†will be awarded for the best posters and oral presentations

Who Should Attend: All trainees, scientists and clinicians affiliated with The Ottawa Hospital Department of Medicine; Staff at OHRI, uOttawa Heart Institute, The Ottawa Hospital and other affiliated institutes with an interest in research.

Registration and Abstract Submission will open Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

State-of-the-art Reading Room Dedication to Dr. Laurent Dinh

Tuesday, March 28th, 4:00 pm

Dr. Dinh was a longstanding member of the Division of Nuclear Medicine who passed away in February 2015 after a brief illness.  Dr. Dinh was a consummate clinician, nuclear medicine training program director, generous colleague and most-admired friend at The Ottawa Hospital.  In addition to his role in Nuclear Medicine, Dr. Dinh faithfully served as Chair of the Radiation Safety Committee at The Ottawa Hospital for many years.

Through generous donations from colleagues, the Nuclear Medicine Reading Room at the General Campus (Room M1499) has been redesigned and updated, incorporating various electronic teaching aids, and has been designated as “Dr.¬†Laurent Dinh Educational Reading Room“.¬† Colleagues and friends are respectfully invited to the dedication of this facility which will take place on¬†Tuesday, March 28th at 4:00 pm.

There will be a brief ceremony followed by refreshments and a celebration of Dr. Dinh’s enduring contribution to education and patient care at The Ottawa Hospital.