CanSAGE Research Grants 2021-2022
CanSAGE is very pleased to announce this year's recipients:
Dr. Emily Mardian, MD
PGY1, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Dr. Olga Bougie, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University, Kingston Health Sciences Centre,
Predicting bladder-to-uterus adhesions in patients undergoing a hysterectomy using preoperative ultrasound — A diagnostic accuracy study
Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain among gynecologic surgeons and assessment of ergonomic risk factors in the operating room environment
Mentor: Dr. Mathew Leonardi, MD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Mentor: Dr. Graeme Smith, MD, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Research – May 2021 – April 2022.
Purpose – The CanSAGE research grant will be a catalyst grant for gynecologic research, targeted to early-career clinicians, for pilot work that will produce data for a future larger grant application.
Target area – The CanSAGE research grant will be targeted to the field of gynecology, with preference for topics relevant to minimally invasive surgery, endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids, pelvic pain, and abnormal uterine bleeding.
Eligibility – The principal applicant must be a CanSAGE member in Canada who is an OB/GYN Resident, MIGS Fellow, or Gynecologist in the first 5 years of practice.
Any questions may be submitted to Dr. Paul Yong at Paul.Yong@vch.ca.