2020 4th Quarter Update

PSI News and Updates Cover photo with title '2020 4th Quarter' for PSI Foundation's quarterly update Posted: December 22, 2020

PSI Foundation provides quarterly updates to keep Ontario’s physicians and the general public informed about our activities and achievements. If you have any feedback about these updates, please email the PSI Foundation office.

More than $1,000,000 in New Funding Approved

More than 11 applications totaling $1,139,000 were approved at the December 2020 Grants Committee meeting. At this meeting, the Grants Committee reviewed the standard funding streams (New Investigator Grant, Health Research Grant, Healthcare Research by Community Physicians, Resident Research, etc.), as well as applications for the 2021 PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship.

More information about the funded studies is available on PSI’s Funded Research page.

We thank all of the applicants for their submissions, external peer reviewers for enhancing the scientific rigour of our granting program, and Ontario institutions for supporting PSI with the award process.

Changes to Application Form Guidelines – CV Requirements

PSI has revised the CV requirements on our application forms (excluding PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship). For new applications, please ensure all CV follow the following guidelines:

“Each CV is to be made up of two components. The first component should include all relevant information such as education, hospital/academic appointments, committees, etc. The second component is to be a list of major accomplishments (e.g. publications, presentations, grants received, awards, etc.) that directly apply to this application. Maximum 5 pages.”

Holiday Office Closure

PSI Foundation head office will be closed from Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 to Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 (inclusive). We wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

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