Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association
Leading Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Resident Scholarship Program & Poster Competition 2017

WOEMA is inviting resident physicians to present posters on occupational and environmental medicine research or projects that have been conducted at WOHC 2017. A review panel will award a first prize ($250) and a second prize ($125) to the presenters.

A limited number of scholarships* are available to residents.  Those awarded scholarships will be requested to assist with speaker introductions and other activities to facilitate the conference. 

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*Limited scholarship and stipends available. Priority is given to WOEMA members.

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Important Dates:

  • June 30th, 2017 – 2nd year resident submissions due
  • July 14th, 2017 – 1st year resident submissions due
  • July 21st 2017 – Awardees notified of their award
  • September 13th-16th – WOHC 2017

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Purpose of Scholarship
  • To provide support to OEM residents to attend the Western Occupational Health Conference (WOHC);
  • To develop leadership in potential candidates who show early promise through exceptional activities;
  • To offer networking and enhance mentorship opportunities of residents by WOEMA members that might not otherwise be possible due to distance and funding availability.
Who is Eligible?
  • All applicants must be in an accredited OEM training program
What do I need to apply?
  • Applicants must submit a letter of support from Program Director on institution letter head
  • Poster Submission (abstract, outline, or PDF of poster)
  • One paragraph biography
  • Headshot photo in electronic format (jpeg, gif)
  • Completed application form

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