Travel Awards/Grants

Submissions are Now Closed

The Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons (CABPS) will award a minimum of three (3) travel awards/grants annually, one (1) in each category of:

  1. Allied Health: [Dietitian/ Nurse/Kinesiologist/Psychologist/Social Worker];
  2. Trainees: Resident/Fellow [Internal Medicine/ Surgery/Psychiatry]; and
  3. Physician: [Medicine/Surgery/Psychiatry].

Applicants will apply this grant towards attendance to Canadian Obesity Weekend.


This annual award recognizes applicant in the field of bariatrics, who are members of CABPS, offering them an opportunity to apply for a travel grant to help offset costs to facilitate attendance at Canadian Obesity Weekend.


Application Process

Application form and 500-word article must be completed and submitted electronically to: Dr. Judy Shiau (Internal Medicine), Dr. Radu Pescarus (Surgery), Dr. Susan Wnuk (Psychiatry/Psychology), and Ms. Jennifer Brown & Dr. Simon Bacon (Allied Health) at by the submission deadline.

Submission Deadline

Thursday, February 29, 2024 @ 12:00 am ET 


Notice of Decision

Friday, March 8, 2024 to facilitate registration to Canadian Obesity Weekend. The early bird deadline is scheduled for March 31, 2024. 

Submissions are Now Closed