The Sue Harris Family Practice Research Grant supports research that contributes to women’s (cis and trans-inclusive) health within the discipline of family practice. The funding is intended to support new researchers (family practice residents and/or practitioners) to develop and carry out a pilot research project.
Criteria for the grant reflect her values which include:
- A commitment to full-spectrum family practice primary care
- A woman-centred focus
- Collaborative care
- Holistic approach
- Respect for innovation, and
- Commitment to supporting improvements in practice
The principal investigator must be a:
- Family medicine resident registered at and in good standing with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Family Medicine Residency Program and also in good standing with the CFPC/BCCFP.
- Family physician licensed and residing in BC and who is in good standing with the CFPC/BCCFP
Interdisciplinary teams are encouraged as long as they are led by a Family Physician.
The principal investigator is only eligible to win a Sue Harris Grant Award one time. Principal Investigators who have previously won a Sue Harris Grant Award are strongly encouraged to submit applications to future competitions as a co-investigator in the role of mentor.
Proposed research projects must be directly related to women’s (cis and trans-inclusive) health.
The value of each Sue Harris Family Practice Research grant will be up to $2,500 for a resident project, and up to $5,000 for a family practitioner project. The number and value of awards granted each year will be determined by the funds available.
Please note: Applicants are welcome to submit more than one application at the LOI stage, but Principal Investigators will only be invited to submit one Full Application each cycle.
Please see the Additional Files below for the Application Information.
E-mail a copy of the application in MS Word or PDF to:
Dr. Kathryn Dewar
Senior Research Manager
Women’s Health Research Institute
Phone: 604-875-2424 ext. 4909
Please also contact Kathryn Dewar with any questions about the Grant.