The 2005 Physician Training Scholarship 
in Environmental Medicine!
Course dates: April 13 - 18, 2005  
Location: Oak Brook, Illinois
Deadline for scholarship application: Feb. 20, 2005
 
 
In the past three years EHANS has assisted SIX doctors in obtaining training through this scholarship program.  Do encourage your doctor to apply or see that any other potentially
interested doctors know about this opportunity.  

For information on the courses, see www.aaem.com.  Follow the links under "meetings".   

Please consider making a tax deductible donation of whatever amount to
help us fund this important program.  If you can make a donation, please mark "Elliott Scholarship" on your cheque and send it to EHANS at P.O Box 31323 Halifax, NS, B3K 5Y5.   EHANS issues tax receipts for donations over $10.00.  Thank you for your interest and support!

Karen Robinson
for EHANS Treatment Committee
 

APPLICATION FORM:
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The Dr. E. Bruce Elliott Memorial Scholarship Five-day CME accredited training course in Environmental Medicine, April 13-18, 2005, in Oak Brook , Illinois (near Chicago).
Deadline for physician applications, February 20, 2004.

We invite Nova Scotian physicians to experience the positive difference that an understanding and application of Environmental Medicine can make to your practice.

Since 2002, the Dr. E. Bruce Elliott Memorial Scholarship has assisted six Nova Scotian physicians to attend the American Academy of Environmental Medicine's (AAEM) training programs in Environmental Medicine.  The recipients returned very enthusiastic about the new skills that they are now using to treat their patients.  The recipients are willing to answer questions about the programs, and we can put you in touch with them upon request. (call 902-457-3002)

This scholarship has been established by the Environmental Health Association of Nova Scotia (EHANS, previously Nova Scotia Allergy and Environmental Health Association, NSAEHA) and is made possible through generous support from the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, the Dr. E. Bruce Elliott Memorial Fund, Air Canada,  Atlantic American Express Travel Services and private donors.

The successful applicant will receive:

- Tuition paid to the AAEM's 5-day Instructional Course. Specifically, the
course from April 13-18, 2005.

- Travel and accommodation for the course;

- Continuing Medical Education credits;

- Instruction by leading physicians and researchers in the field of
Environmental Medicine;

- Information that may help you unlock the puzzle of your environmentally
sensitive patients.

- The value of the scholarship is roughly $4000.00.


Here's how to apply:
Fill in the attached application form and send it to the EHANS (previously NSAEHA) at P.O. Box 31323 Halifax, NS, B3K 5Y5 or email the completed application to [email protected]  by February 20, 2004.

Please include your CV if one is available. You may be contacted for a brief telephone interview.  Co-applicants who wish to share the scholarship may also apply. The successful applicant will be notified by March 15, 2004  The successful candidate will be chosen by a panel made up of Environmental Medicine physicians and EHANS representatives, who will
review applications, conduct phone interviews if warranted and make the selection
based on the following criteria:

-The successful applicant should be a physician licensed to practice in Nova Scotia or planning to practice in Nova Scotia.
-Special consideration will be given to physicians who have experienced the need for this knowledge in their practice.
EHANS will need the Social Insurance Number of the successful applicant.  All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Application for the Dr. E. Bruce Elliott Memorial Scholarship

Name_________________________________________________________________________

Professional
Qualifications__________________________________________________________

Address
_______________________________________________________________________

Phone
_________________________________________________________________________

Fax
___________________________________________________________________________

E-mail
_________________________________________________________________________

Do you have a current license to practice medicine in Nova Scotia?

Or, do you plan to practice in Nova Scotia? Beginning when?

Have you experienced the need for this knowledge in your practice?

Do you currently have patients in your practice suspected of having EI?

Do you have the capacity in your practice to begin seeing patients
suspected of having EI? If so, how many?

Would you like to add anything else in support of your application? (Use
additional paper if desired)
 

For more information on the courses visit the AAEM website www.aaem.com/
or fax (316)684-5709 or phone (316)684-5500

For more information on the scholarship contact EHANS at 902-457-3002.