Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Chair's Summer Student Program

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology’s Summer Student Research Program was started in 2015 by Dr. John Kingdom as a way to empower the research capacity and productivity of faculty members, while promoting training excellence and research exposure for students across the full breadth of the OBGYN specialty. The program encompasses the University of Toronto CREMS Summer Research Program as well as the Chair's Summer Student Award. Faculty members must have a primary appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to be eligible for participation.



To support and encourage faculty participation in the CREMS program, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology will provide $2750 in funding for up to one CREMS student to any faculty member who attains a CREMS Summer Research Program award.

For more information, please visit the CREMS website at

Please be aware that the deadline for application does vary annually. Please contact to obtain the application form and deadline information.

The upcoming deadline is:  February 20, 2019.

The application form can be found here.


Chair’s Summer Student Award

As part of the Chair’s Summer Student Program, this award will provide funding for faculty members to provide training opportunities for students interested in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  

Deadlines and Due Dates: February 20, 2019 and annually thereafter.

Faculty members interested in this program should email for the application package.

Please click here for more details.


Terms and Conditions

Faculty members cannot simultaneously hold a CREMS Summer Research Award as well as a Chair's Summer Student Award for the same student and/or research project.



Each student and faculty team must submit a picture of them TOGETHER as well as a brief one paragraph description of the experience by August 1. This will be published in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Annual Report.



Upon meeting all deliverables, please submit an invoice for the full amount along with financial reports (if applicable) and award letter to