Congratulations to Dr. Laura Labonté and Dr. Vivian Tsang, Award Recipients for Best Research Presentation

Congratulations to UBC Psychiatry Research Track residents Dr. Laura Labonté (PGY4) and Dr. Vivian Tsang (PGY 2), who were each selected for the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s Junior Investigator Research Colloquium, and at the event held in Toronto on October 26, 2022, received the Best Research Presentation Award for their respective oral presentations. The Colloquium is geared toward residents and fellows seeking to grow their networks for potential collaborative research projects with various psychiatry departments in Canada, and prepare for a successful research career in psychiatry.

Dr. Labonté and Dr. Tsang are among four residents whose presentations were selected from all across the country. Congratulations to both on this fantastic recognition!

The Canadian Psychiatric Association’s Junior Investigator Research Colloquium aims to provide guidance, mentorship and encouragement to young investigators in the early phases of their training. Junior investigators will also have an opportunity to participate in plenary sessions about career development and grantsmanship. The application deadline is March 1, 2023 for the next Colloquium to be held in Vancouver on October 19, 2023.