Friedman Award Info Session

Sign up here for the Friedman Award Info Session on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

This presentation provides a detailed overview of the 2021 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health competition. 

Who should attend? Current graduate students and medical residents studying in the area of health. ‘Health’ is interpreted very broadly, and includes health promotion and disease prevention, mental health research, laboratory sciences related to medicine or health, public health, health services research, or any area intended to impact human health.  Students do not need to be in a health-related degree program to be eligible to apply; past Friedman recipients include a PhD candidate in English.


  • A brief introduction on the history of the award, its ethos, and some highlighting of past winners
  • An overview of the eligibility/restrictions and application
  • Questions and answers session


Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am PST

Format: Webinar

Note: Registration closes at 4:00 pm PST on December 10, 2020.



Natalie Thorson - Graduate Awards Coordinator, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS).

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