Research is one of the core missions of the Department of Surgery and in this spirit the Department has provided financial support to its members to further this mission.
These awards are available annually and are intended for surgical research in which the principal investigator is a full-time member of the Department of Surgery. The awards will have a maximum value of $15,000 and the number of awards and actual amount awarded is subject to the availability of funds. The Surgery Research Advisory Committee of the Department accepts applications for the competition once per year in the fall. Applicants are asked to provide a Letter of Intent (LOI), which includes a title and short descriptor of the project. If accepted, applicants will be notified, by email, to submit a full application. The grants are awarded at the Annual Department of Surgery Research Day held in January. The term of the grant is two years and all applicants will be notified, in writing, by February 1 of the disposition of their grant.
The Surgery Research Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the Surgery GFT Research Grant Competition to support research initiative undertaken by members of the Department of Surgery.
These awards are intended for research studies in which the Principal Investigator is a full-time (GFT) member of the Department of Surgery.
Only one research application will be accepted per GFT member.
Letter of Intent
No more than one (1) page with no attachments and must include the following:
Name and contact information for Principal Investigator
Title and summary of proposed study
List of co-investigators
Funding request (to a maximum of $15,000)
Submit your Letter of Intent to: Surgery.firstname.lastname@example.org
Letter of Intent submission is now OPEN
2018 AWARD WINNERS
The Patient engagement and InfoRmation dissEminAtion using an eleCtronic application-based platform to facilitate enHanced RECOVery after cardiac surgERy –The REACH and RECOVER study
Cemented vs. Cementless Hemiarthroplasty for Intracapsular Hip Fractures in Elderly Population: Retrospective Review of National Data
Comparing the Stress Response Using Heart Rate Variability During Real and Simulated Crises – A Pilot Study
Assessment of biomarkers associated with obesity and bariatric surgery outcomes: A feasibility study for the creation of a bariatric surgery biobank
Mechanisms of harmful ventilation during One-Lung Ventilation surgery: a feasibility study
The Use of Tranexamic Acid to Improve Arthroscopic Visualization in Shoulder Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Changing Trends in Presentation and Outcome of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Cervical Lymph Nodes of Unknown Origin
NT-proBNP as a Predictor of Post Operative Atrial Fibrillation After Thoracic Surgery: A Pilot Study for a Multinational Prospective Cohort Study
Health care encounters and pharmaceutical utilization in bariatric surgery: A provincial administrative data analysis
Incidence and Impact of Repeat Coronary Revascularization in Manitoba
Radiostereometric analysis - a new method for assessing vertebral fusion
|Previous Award Winners|
Letter of Intent (LOI)
October 1st (or first Monday)
November 1st (or first Friday)
(Department of Surgery Research Day)
(Two year term)
Claim Extension Request
Progress & Financial Reports
Term Extension Request