research & funding

Research & Funding Opportunities with DLRI

DLRI is proud to be at the forefront of research in rural medicine. We do this by conducting and supporting our own research studies, but also by helping to fund the projects being created by our many partners across the country.

Funding Opportunities Available

Every year, DLRI has funding opportunities available for our rural preceptors and researchers. 

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Simulation & Equipment Funding Competition

We are excited to announce that for 2021-2022, DLRI has $30,000 available from Alberta Health to support medical education training in rural and regional communities.

 

We are currently looking for proposals from clinics and residency training programs looking to enhance the curriculums and learning supports of their undergraduate and postgraduate learners using simulations. 

 

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

 

Proposals for this funding must be submitted by October 30th, 2021.

 

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Rapid Rural Research Funding Competition

DLRI is pleased to announce our third annual Rural Health Research Funding Competition! We are inviting rural researchers to submit proposals for short-term research projects of immediate relevance to the COVID-19 outbreak and general practice. Funding in the amount of $1,000 to $5,000 per Rapid Research Grant is available, and decisions will be made within 2-3 business days.

 

For full details on the funding completion, who can apply and how to submit, please view our Request for Proposals below.

 

 

If you have further questions, contact us at dlri@ucalgary.ca

 


Recent Research Publications from DLRI

Every year, DLRI puts out a number of research papers in peer reviewed publications. Below you will find just a small sample of some of our most recent work!

Defining rural teaching hospitals in Canada: Developing and testing a new definition

Johnston A, Haber J, Malhi R, Nichols D, Williamson R. Defining rural teaching hospitals in Canada: Developing and testing a new definition. Can J Rural Med. 2020 Oct-Dec;25(4):145-149. doi: 10.4103/CJRM.CJRM_21_20.

‘The Virtual Check-In’: A tool to facilitate virtual patient interaction for early clinical learners in a longitudinal integrated clerkship

Johnston A, Barrick K, Jivraj F, Ram R.
MedEdPublish, 9, [1], 108. doi: 10.15694/mep.2020.000108.1