Dr Jean Hugill Research Award

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 Background

One of the barriers to clinical research within Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Peri-operative Medicine is the lack of initial start-up support. This makes it difficult to demonstrate a history of successful award applications when looking for significant funding or participation in large clinical trials.

 Award Mandate

The award would allow for funding support in the areas of clinical research, educational inquiry, and quality improvement in the areas of anesthesiology, pain management and peri-operative care. The award is expected to provide salary support for research staff, data analysis and any tools/equipment required for initial feasibility studies with the intention of the pursuing larger external awards and/or participation in large clinical trials and/or research publications.

 Eligible recipient(s) must be associated with and actively working in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Edmonton Zone. Proposals from ALL health disciplines will be accepted. Priority will be given to proposals with patient and/or family involvement and proposals with both staff and residents as part of the investigating team.

 Fund Distribution

Each spring the grant competition will be announced to all department staff.  Up to five (5) awards of up to $15,000 each of will be provided with a maximum of $75,000 available each year.

Applications must include:

  1. application form
  2. project proposal
  3. budget
  4. CV’s (maximum 4 page biosketch)

Committee Composition

  • The Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine will chair the Hugill Research Award committee.
  • The Associate Chair – Research of the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine will co-chair the Hugill Research Award committee.
  • The Chair will recruit members for the organizing/evaluation committee each spring prior to the call for applications.
  • Decisions will be made by consensus agreement.

Application Form

Submission Deadline is May 14, 2022

Results will be announced by June 30, 2022.

Applications should include as one document:

  1. application form
  2. project proposal
  3. budget
  4. CV’s (maximum 4 page biosketch)

Application Submission