Pediatrics

Clinical Resident Research Opportunities

There are numerous opportunities available to support clinical resident research. Access to many of these opportunities does require that both the clinical resident researcher and their mentor are members of the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute. Membership is free, but requires the completion and submission of an online membership application.

Listed below are some opportunities for clinical residents.


WCHRI Trainee Grants

Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Resident/Clinical Fellow Trainee Research Grants may be held by trainees currently engaged in the following programs in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta:

• Pediatric Residency
• Subspecialty Residency
• Clinical Fellowship

Applications may be submitted anytime. Maximum awards are $2,000.

WCHRI also offers travel awards up to $750 for trainees to help them gain exposure for their research projects at conferences.

Department of Pediatrics Research Trainee Awards

  • Trainee Travel Award (Pediatric Trainee Research Committee)
  • Trainee Research Operating Grant (Pediatric Trainee Research Committee)