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WOHC 2019 Resident Scholarship Program & Poster Competition

WOEMA is inviting resident physicians to WOHC 2019 to present posters on occupational and environmental medicine research or projects that have been conducted.  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:

  • August 1st, 2019 – Resident submissions due
  • August 15, 2019 – Awardees notified of their award
  • September 11th-14th – WOHC 2019

FAQs – Click on the + below to view responses to frequently asked questions.

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)
  • Click Here to access the application

*Incomplete applications will not be considered