Trainee Program for Fellows, Residents & Students

Through its Trainee Program, NAPCRG aims to cultivate a nurturing learning environment for all students, residents and fellows in the field of primary care research. The program has several components with the cumulative objective to create more involvement, community and resources for NAPCRG trainee members.   

NAPCRG offers a significantly reduced membership fee for trainees! Become a member.

Student, Resident & Fellows Works-in-Progress Call for Papers
Students, residents, and fellows are invited to submit a poster for the 2019 NAPCRG Annual Meeting to be held November 16-20 in Toronto. Proposals on any topic relating to primary care research are welcome from researchers throughout North America and the world. The call for papers will open in May 15 and the submission deadline is July 31 (midnight, EDT). 

Travel Stipends to the Annual Meeting
The trainee stipend program offers ten $1,000 stipends for attendance at the 2019 NAPCRG Annual Meeting to be held November 16-20 in Toronto. The stipend can be used for expenses required for meeting attendance including transportation, hotel expenses and meals. The purpose of this program is to aid and encourage trainees to attend the NAPCRG Annual Meeting that may be unaffordable otherwise. 

To be eligible for the trainee stipend, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, medical or osteopathic school, or residency program.

To apply for a stipend, you must be in good standing with your medical institution and a current member of NAPCRG. Signed applications must be received by July 31 (midnight EDT). Apply now.

Preconference Workshop
A preconference for students and residents will take place at the NAPCRG 2019 Annual Meeting. Attendees will experience a keynote speaker, mentor speed dating and workshops tailored specifically to their education and research needs. The goal of this preconference is to provide more experiences and education for trainees while facilitating networking among senior and junior researchers. Learn more.

Trainee Awards 
The Distinguished Trainee Research Awards are intended to promote and acknowledge outstanding completed primary care research conducted by trainees. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three presentations. Learn more

Student, Resident & Fellows Happy Hour
The Student, Resident & Fellows Happy Hour is held each year at the Annual Meeting. The reception is an opportunity for students, residents, and fellows to network with each other and the leaders of NAPCRG. 

Poster walk
Poster Walks are themed walks that take place during select poster sessions at the NAPCRG Annual Meeting and feature different topics and methodologies. They are ideal for those new to primary care research who want to network with experts in the field, including students, residents, and fellows. 

Resident and Fellows Panels
The Resident and Fellow Panel sessions held at the Annual Meeting are designed to be an interactive and informal means to meet with prospective fellowship directors/program directors and learn practical tips about how to obtain your future career objectives. 

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