Junior Member Elective Grant in International Women's Health

The purpose of the Junior Member Elective Grant in International Women’s Health is to assist residents in pursuing training in international women’s health. The main objectives are to provide residents with a better understanding of international women’s health issues and the practice of obstetrics/gynaecology in the developing world, and to develop a greater appreciation for the work of fellow health professionals in low-resource settings.

The award consists of $4,000 awarded to the recipient and $1,000 (CND) to the host medical institution in the developing country.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a Junior Member of the SOGC in good standing at time of application;
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a residency training program in Canada;
  • The traineeship must be spent in a clinical setting in a developing country within one year of the Fellowship adjudication;
  • The learning activity is to take the form of a short period (2 to 4 months) of clinical update.