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 Burrows Wellcome fund for underrepresented minorities




 LINK to: Postdoctoral Enrichment Program:






    Call for Abstracts Fraser Gurd Day 2016






 $10,000 Canadian Surgical Research Funding


OVERVIEW: The Canadian Association of General Surgeons is the only national organization representing the interests of General Surgeons in Canada.  CAGS offers a wide range of educational opportunities, supports surgical research, and provides a forum for Canadian general surgeons to discuss the issues that challenge General Surgeons today.


Canadian Surgical Research Fund

Canadian General Surgeons have pioneered the development and application of minimally invasive surgical techniques, cancer care, transplantation, the management of trauma and sepsis and in innovative & cost-effective, evidence-informed healthcare delivery.  The Canadian Surgery Research Fund (CSRF) promotes research performed by general surgeons and general surgery residents in both clinical and basic science.  The CSRF currently funds two research projects per year as well as the sponsorship of a Research Retreat for Residents in General Surgery. 

To apply for the $10,000 Canadian Surgical Research Fund Grant applicants must be CAGS members. Residents are encouraged to apply with a CAGS member as your supervisor. 


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  McGill offers workshops to help graduate students with their research.

'MyResearch graduate seminar series'

Information on the workshops and how to register can be found at the following link:

MyResearch graduate seminar series


Transportation of infectious substances

According to the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992, a person who handles, arranges for the transportation or transports dangerous goods must be adequately trained and hold a training certificate.

If you are shipping (or plan to ship) infectious substances or potentially infectious substances, you must hold such a training certificate.