The C. Robert Kemp Palliative Care Grant is named in memory of Dr. C. Robert Kemp, Ontario College of Family Physicians President in 1967/68, who had an active interest in palliative care. The grant supports family physician members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) in participating in a continuing professional development/continuing medical education traineeship to help them obtain or enhance their knowledge and skills in the area of hospice palliative care.

Eligibility criteria:

The training program must have started between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018.

Applicants will be selected on the merit of their educational proposals and the perceived benefit(s) to their communities.

Applicants must be CFPC members who have been in good standing for at least one year and must be family physicians in active practice.

Projects must contain clinical and mentorship components.

Projects should primarily benefit communities in Canada. Alternative locations will be considered if the training sought is not available in Canada.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Applicants are not eligible if they:

    • Have received this grant in the past three years
    • Intend to use the grant to attend palliative care conferences and courses
    • Are involved in full-time hospice palliative care
    • Are in the year of added competency training in palliative care 

Value:

The value of the grant is up to $5,000. 

Taxable income:

Award funds received are taxable and will be considered part of your personal income in the fiscal year in which they are received. The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) will issue a statement of income (T4A information slip) at the end of the year for these amounts. We recommend that you obtain professional advice from your financial/tax adviser regarding the income tax implications of this award.

Application process:

The application window opens on December 8, 2017.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on February 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted online.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

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Selection process:

The CFPC’s Palliative Care Program Committee will recommend the recipients of this award to the national Honours and Awards Committee.

Applicants will be notified of the results formally in July 2018.

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and the Kemp family.

The Daniel Glazier CPD Grant in Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Abuse is designed for Canadian family physicians, family physician researchers, and educators. This grant is named in memory of Daniel Glazier, a young man from Toronto, Ontario, who died at age 18 in July 2009 of circumstances related to mental health and substance abuse. This grant supports continuing professional development (CPD) or the creation of clinical programs or tools to help family physicians in assessing and treating mental health and substance abuse among adolescents and young adults up to the age of 25.

This is one of two grants available each year to honour Daniel Glazier, at a value of up to $5,000 each. Please refer to the Daniel Glazier Research Grant in Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Abuse if you are interested in applying for the grant related to research.

Eligibility criteria:

Eligible activities include any educational or knowledge translation activity that would benefit Canadian youths, including young adults up to the age of 25, with mental health and/or substance abuse problems. For example, an educational activity might be creating training modules or establishing curricula on adolescent mental health or substance abuse. Knowledge translation or skills acquisition activities might include the undertaking of a significant program of study in the area of adolescent mental health and substance abuse.

The project must have started between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018.

Applicants must be members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) who have been in good standing for at least one year and must be in active practice.

Applicants can be either community or academic based.

Applicants cannot have received this award in the past three years.

Family medicine residents and medical students are not eligible.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Selection process:

The CFPC Addiction Medicine Program Committee will select the top application based on merit. The results will be forwarded to the national Honours and Awards Committee for final approval.

All applicants will be notified of the results formally in July 2018.

Value:

One CPD grant will be available each year at a value of up to $5,000.

The deadline for the completion of the CPD project is December 31, 2019.

Taxable income:

Award funds received are taxable and will be considered part of your personal income in the fiscal year in which they are received. The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) will issue a statement of income (T4A information slip) at the end of the year for these amounts. We recommend that you obtain professional advice from your financial/tax adviser regarding the income tax implications of this award.

Application process:

The application window opens on December 8, 2017.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on February 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted online.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

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Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors and the friends and family of Daniel Glazier.

 

The Hollister King Rural Family Practice CPD Grant is named in memory of Dr. Hollister King, who was College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) President in 1977/78 and Family Physician Chief of Women’s College Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, in honour of his lifelong commitment to rural family practice. This grant supports academic and community-based family physician CFPC members who are actively practising in a rural setting and wish to carry out continuing professional development (CPD) activities related to meeting the changing needs of their patients and communities within Canada.

These grants are intended to support programs based on the four principles of family medicine:

  • The family physician must be a skilled clinician
  • The doctor-patient relationship is central to the role of the family physician
  • Family medicine is a community-based discipline
  • The family physician is a resource to a defined practice population

Eligibility criteria:

Each applicant must be a CFPC member who has been in good standing for at least one year.

Each applicant must be a family physician in active practice, either academic or community based.

The program must have started between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018.

Preference will be given to applications that show a direct link between an educational activity and a community need.

Projects are to benefit communities within Canada. The traineeship is to occur in Canada; however, alternative locations will be considered if the training sought is not available in Canada.

Applicants cannot have received this award in the past three years.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Various CPD activities are eligible for these grants, such as:

    • Clinical traineeships
    • Diploma or certificate programs
    • Graduate studies
    • Training aimed at improving the development, delivery, or facilitation of CPD programs for family physicians
    • Faculty development initiatives:
      • Improving abilities as a family medicine residency educator
      • Implementing educational strategies for family medicine residents
      • Developing educational programs for family medicine residents

Selection process:

The CFPC National Committee on Continuing Professional Development will recommend the recipients of these grants to the national Honours and Awards Committee.

Applicants will be notified of the results formally by email in July 2018.

Value:

The value of each grant will be up to $5,000. The deadline for project completion is December 31, 2019.

Recipients of a Hollister King Rural Family Medicine CPD Grant are required to submit a written report on completion of the educational activity with the following information:

    • A description of the training program: what, where, how often, how long, with whom
    • The learning objectives and how they were met
    • Additional, possibly unanticipated things that were learned in the course of completing the activity
    • The link to practice context: how this traineeship benefitted your patients, your practice or community, you professionally, and possibly other health care professionals
    • The Hollister King Rural Family Medicine CPD Grant does not cover the costs of lost income or time away from the recipient’s practice

Taxable income:

Award funds received are taxable and are considered part of your personal income in the fiscal year in which they are received. The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) will issue a statement of income (T4A information slip) at the end of the year for these amounts. We recommend that you obtain professional advice from your financial/tax adviser regarding the income tax implications of this award.

Application process:

The application window opens on December 8, 2017.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on February 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted online.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

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Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM), through the generosity of its donors and the Hollister King Endowment Fund of the FAFM.

Janus Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Grants support academic and community-based family physician members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) who are in active practice and wish to carry out CPD activities related to meeting the changing needs of their patients and communities within Canada. These grants are intended to support programs based on the four principles of family medicine:

  • The family physician must be a skilled clinician
  • The doctor-patient relationship is central to the role of the family physician
  • Family medicine is a community-based discipline
  • The family physician is a resource to a defined practice population

Eligibility criteria:

Applicants must be CFPC members who have been in good standing for at least one year.

Applicants must be family physicians in active practice and may be academic or community based.

The program must have started between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018.

Preference will be given to applications that show a direct link between an educational activity and a community need.

Projects are to benefit communities within Canada. The traineeship is to occur in Canada; however, alternative locations will be considered if the training sought is not available in Canada.

Members who previously received this grant must wait three years before reapplying.

Various CPD activities are eligible for these grants, such as:

    • Clinical traineeships
    • Diploma or certificate programs
    • Graduate studies
    • Training aimed at improving the development, delivery, or facilitation of CPD programs for family physicians
    • Faculty development initiatives (any activity designed to deliver a teaching session to residents and/or medical students)

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Selection process:

The CFPC National Committee on Continuing Professional Development and the Section of Teachers selection committee will recommend the recipients of these grants to the national Honours and Awards Committee.

Applicants will be notified of the results formally in July 2018.

Value:

The value of each grant is up to $5,000. The number and value of grants awarded each year will be determined by the funds available.

The deadline for project completion is December 31, 2019.

The Janus CPD Grants do not cover the costs of lost income or time away from the recipient’s practice.

Recipients of a Janus CPD Grant are required to submit a written report upon completion of the educational activity with the following information:

    • A description of the training program: what, where, how often, how long, with whom
    • The learning objectives and how they were met
    • Additional, possibly unanticipated things that were learned in the course of completing the activity
    • The link to your practice context: how this traineeship benefited your patients, your practice or community, you professionally, and possibly other health care professionals

Some recipients might be invited to present a poster at Family Medicine Forum 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, which takes place November 14th to 17th. Additional funding ($1,000) would be available to support these presentations.

Taxable income:

Award funds received are taxable and are considered part of your personal income in the fiscal year in which they are received. The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) will issue a statement of income (T4A information slip) at the end of the year for these amounts. We recommend that you obtain professional advice from your financial/tax adviser regarding the income tax implications of this award.

Application process:

The application window opens on December 8, 2017.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on February 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted online.

For information on how to apply for this grant, please refer to the application guidelines PDF.

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Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM), through the generosity of its donors, Associated Medical Services, and the Janus Endowment Fund of the FAFM.

The Family Medicine Global Health Project Grant is intended to support College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) members in engaging in global health care projects either in Canada or abroad and in promoting family medicine abroad. Clinical activities, teaching, research, or conference attendance will be considered.

Eligibility criteria:

The project must have started between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018.

Applicants must be members of the CFPC who have been in good standing for at least one year and must be in active practice.

Community-based family physicians, academic-based family physicians, and family medicine residents are eligible.

Applicants cannot have received this award in the past three years.

Please visit our Policies and Procedures page for basic eligibility guidelines and additional considerations.

Selection process:

The CFPC Global Health Committee will recommend the recipient of this grant to the national Honours and Awards Committee.

Applicants will be notified of the results formally in July 2018.

Value:

One grant will be offered at $2,500.

Each recipient is required to provide a written report following the activity; a journal article or a conference abstract are acceptable alternatives.

The award will be presented at the Awards Gala during Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, which takes place November 14th to 17th.

The award includes complimentary registration at FMF for the day of the gala and up to $750 to offset the costs of travel and other expenses related to attending FMF 2018.

The deadline for project completion is December 31, 2019.

Taxable income:

Award funds received are taxable and are considered part of your personal income in the fiscal year in which they are received. The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) will issue a statement of income (T4A information slip) at the end of the year for these amounts. We recommend that you obtain professional advice from your financial/tax adviser regarding the income tax implications of this award.

Application process:

The application window opens on December 8, 2017.

Applications must reach the CFPC National Office by 4:00 p.m. (ET) on February 1, 2018.

Applications must be submitted online.

Please refer to this PDF for application requirements.

Apply Now

Recognition of support:

This is a program of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine, through the generosity of its donors.