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Scholarship Opportunity for Saskatchewan Physicians

Seeking the Next Generation of  Physician Leaders in HIV Care for Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Infectious Disease Care Network (SIDCN), in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada, offered scholarships to support 3 recipients from Saskatchewan to participate in the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) physician preceptor program.

Criteria

  • Primary care physician practicing in Saskatchewan or recent graduate of family medicine with plans to practice in Saskatchewan
  • Strong interest and desire to provide primary care to people living with HIV
  • Open to mentoring fellow primary care physicians in providing HIV care as experience and confidence builds

Update: November 22, 2018

Congratulations to the 3 successful scholarship recipients who recently traveled to Vancouver, BC to complete a 5-day clinical placement at the BC-CfE in the Immunodeficiency Clinic (located at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver).

BC Scholarship Photo - group

Left: Dr. Sarafa Tijani (Regina, SK)

Middle: Dr. Laura Marshall (La Ronge, SK)

Right: Dr. Natasha McNamara (Saskatoon, SK)

Their educational experience continues with a 3-months online, case-based mentoring with BC and SK Infectious Disease Specialists following their Vancouver training week.

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