2016 AGM/YIF Meeting Announced!

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2015 CITAC AGM Follow-up and YIF Award Winners

Thanks to those of you who attended the 2015 CITAC AGM. It was an exciting and educational meeting. ...

2015 AGM/YIF Registration/Abstract Deadline Oct 12, 2015!

CITAC/ACCFC AGM: November 23-25, 2015 *Abstract and Registration Deadline Extended to October 12,...

Petition and Open Letter on CIHR Funding Decision

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2015 CITAC AGM Follow-up and YIF Award Winners

Thanks to those of you who attended the 2015 CITAC AGM. It was an exciting and educational meeting. We look forward to seeing you next year.
Here are the award winners for the Oral Awards:
  • Madhur Nayan
  • Kevin Wang
  • Pushpinder Kanda
  • Sharita Manga
  • Adam Ramzy
  • Christopher Wallis

Here are the award winners for the Poster Awards:

  • Ayan Dey
  • Helen Cheung
  • Daniel Kagadan
  • Heather Leduc Pessah
  • Robin Elphinstone

Last Updated (Friday, 27 November 2015 16:36)

 

2015 AGM/YIF Registration/Abstract Deadline Oct 12, 2015!

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CITAC/ACCFC AGM: November 23-25, 2015

*Abstract and Registration Deadline Extended to October 12, 2015 

CITAC/ACCFC is excited to announce the dates for its upcoming 2015 Annual General Meeting will be November 23-25, 2015, and the meeting will be held in Toronto, ON at the Chestnut Residence.  This year's AGM theme will be "It Takes a Village".

 

The tentative agenda can be found at http://citac-accfc.org/images/AGM/2015%20agm%20agenda%20sep%2022.pdf
Please note that the agenda is subject to change without notice.

 

Confirmed speakers for the AGM are:

Vincent Dumez (University of Montreal)

David Malkin (University of Toronto)

Brent Richards (McGill University)

Ernesto Schiffrin (McGill University)

 

Click Here to Register for the 2015 AGM

 

Instructions for Abstract Preparation and Submission

1. Abstracts should be no more than 200 words.

  • Use Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
  • Use a concise title, in bold font. Capitalize the first word.
  • List name, initials and institution of each author.
  • You are welcome to separate text into structured abstract headings: Background/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion
  • Please do not include any figures or tables
  • Please limit your poster to 6' (width) x 3' (height)

2. By submitting an abstract to the Young Investigators’ Forum (YIF) you are consenting to publication in Clinical and Investigative Medicine (CIM). The abstract text will not appear on PubMed. If you do not want your abstract summary to be included in the YIF, please email Nardin Samuel.

3. Limit submissions to one abstract per person. Please submit your submission by email to the CITAC AGM chair Nardin Samuel at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Submissions will be forwarded to the CSCI abstract adjudication committee. Include the following information in your email:

  • Name of presenting author
  • Institution
  • Program and year
  • Research Area: Basic Science, Clinical Research, Clinical Epidemiology, Translational Research, Other (please specify)
  • Indicate whether interested being considered for an oral presentation (N/A for late abstracts)

4. Absolute deadline for abstract submission is October 12th, 2015.

5. All abstracts submitted will be eligible for participating in the poster competition.  However, abstracts submitted after the initial October 12th deadline will not be considered for oral presentations.  Notification of abstract acceptance will be provided by November 9th, 2015 (tentative). Top-ranking abstracts will be selected for oral presentation only among those who indicated interest.

6. Based on feedback from last year, we are excited to introduce a brand new format for the poster presentation.  Stay tuned for further details.

Last Updated (Friday, 02 October 2015 21:56)

 

2016 AGM/YIF Meeting Announced!

CITAC/ACCFC AGM: November 21-23, 2016

Update: Book of Abstracts Released

Thank you to everyone who registered and/or submitted an abstract. The 2016 Annual General Meeting will take place November 21-23, 2016, and the meeting will be held in Toronto, ON at the Chestnut Residence.  This year's AGM theme will be "Mapping Your Career as a Clinician Scientist"You can find the book of abstracts here.

 

We have an exciting lineup of speakers and interactive workshops geared towards MD/PhD and CIP trainees. A tentative agenda can be found here. This year’s meeting also includes an interactive CIP trainee-led mentorship session for MD+ trainees, focused on overcoming challenges of residency training towards a successful career as a clinician-scientist. We extend an invitation to CIP trainees from all specialties to join as mentors. Please contact us for details at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and a list of suggested topics will also be provided to you.

 

 

Instructions for Abstract Preparation and Submission

1. Abstracts should be no more than 200 words.

  • Use Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
  • Use a concise title, in bold font. Capitalize the first word.
  • List name, initials and institution of each author.
  • You are welcome to separate text into structured abstract headings: Background/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion
  • Please do not include any figures or tables
  • Please limit your poster to 6' (width) x 3' (height)

2. By submitting an abstract to the Young Investigators’ Forum (YIF) you are consenting to publication in Clinical and Investigative Medicine (CIM). The abstract text will not appear on PubMed. If you do not want your abstract summary to be included in the YIF, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

3. Limit submissions to one abstract per person. Please submit your submission by email to the CITAC AGM chair at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Submissions will be forwarded to the CSCI abstract adjudication committee. Include the following information in your email:

  • Name of presenting author
  • Institution
  • Program and year
  • Research Area: Basic Science, Clinical Research, Clinical Epidemiology, Translational Research, Other (please specify)
  • Indicate whether interested being considered for an oral presentation (N/A for late abstracts)

4. Absolute deadline for abstract submission is October 10, 2016.

5. All abstracts submitted will be eligible for participating in the poster competition and select top-ranking abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. Candidates who wish to be considered for an oral presentation should indicate their interest in doing so.

6. Based on feedback from last year, we are excited to introduce a brand new format for the poster presentation.  Stay tuned for further details.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:07)

 

Petition and Open Letter on CIHR Funding Decision

Dear colleagues,


In order to bolster our ongoing discussions with CIHR and to strengthen our position in our advocacy efforts, we have drafted an open letter to CIHR and a petition. Please peruse the letter and sign the online petition by August 31, 2015.
You will also be receiving the petition via your MD/PhD programs and iReps (Institute Representatives).

 

Petition
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zyZYis2OAeZ8rWbmlssaVn3P3ArFS-nO2hkAIP9IUik/viewform

 

Open Letter
http://www.citac-accfc.org/media/com_acymailing/upload/citac%20open%20letter.pdf

 

Thank you for your help.


CITAC Executive Committee

Last Updated (Sunday, 23 August 2015 16:32)

 

2014 AGM Follow-up and Award Winners

The CITAC-ACCFC team would like to extend their sincere gratitude to all those who made the 2014 AGM a success. To all attendees, thank you for contributing to our shared dialogue and presenting your research.

 

Congratulations to our 2014 YIF poster award winners, listed here.

  • Karineh Kazazian
  • Neil Goldberg
  • Dmitry Rozenberg
  • Laura Senst
  • Cameron Kaye
  • Philip Fois Jong
  • Jeffrey Mann

 

 

Last Updated (Sunday, 21 December 2014 03:06)

 
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