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Last Updated:
December 07, 2018

Through the generosity of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, our donors, partners and corporate sponsors, the AACPDM is proud to offer Annual Meeting Scholarships to AACPDM members in good standing.

Three types of travel scholarships are offered for each year's meeting: International, Student, and OrthoPediatrics®. The deadline for submission is April 6, 2018.

International Travel Scholarship


2018 International Scholarship Recipients

The Academy seeks applicants who are highly motivated, currently in clinical practice, and who are in a position which will enable them to disseminate knowledge acquired at the meeting to others in their home country once they return. Scholarship applicants must be current AACPDM members or applicants. Particular emphasis is placed on assisting those from areas with under supported medical systems and limited financial resources.

Congratulations to our 2018 International Scholarship Recipients!

Angela I. Frank-Briggs, MD Gayane Gavril Zakaryan, MD
Silvana A. Pereira, PhD Laura Movsisyan, MD
Tarek EI Omar, MD Elida Dos Santos, PT
Oyebukola O. Oyinloye, BMR Sian A. Williams, PhD
Oluwasola Julius Oke, MBBS, FMCPaed Andrea Baraldi Cunha, PhD
Shambhu Dutta Joshi, MBBS, MD Geovanny F. Oleas Santillan, MD, MSc
Shady Mahmoud, MBCCH, MSc, MRCS Shirley Ackerman-Laufer, BPT, MSc
Ahmet Hamdi Akgülle, MD Mohamed Gamal Saleh, MSC

 

 

Through talking to the people who are specialized in gait analysis, since we could not afford a gait lab in China, they suggested utilizing observational gait analysis. I performed a literature review for visual gait analysis, and now I am trying to build our own visual gait analysis system and if this work well for us, I will introduce to my colleagues who are interested in treating CP patients, and more and more patients could benefit from this.
Lin Feng, PhD, MD - 2015 International Scholarship winner

Scholarship winners receive:

  • Complimentary base registration for the annual meeting
  • Complimentary registration for three instructional courses and the International Networking Luncheon
  • Valuable networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to learn from multi-disciplinary experts in the field of childhood-onset disabilities
  • General assistance from the International Affairs Committee in navigating the meeting location and meeting other members of the Academy
  • Reimbursement for transportation, lodging and meal expenses of at least $1250 USD

More details about the scholarship application can be found HERE.

The application deadline for 2018 scholarships has passed. Check back in 2019 for your next chance to apply.

Student Travel Scholarship
I am grateful to the AACPDM for supporting my attendance to the Annual Meeting through the AACPDM scholarship. As a postdoc fellow, attending the AACPDM Annual Meeting was not only an opportunity to gain insight into a quickly evolving field, but it was an opportunity to present my own research. I have been fortunate to present at previous AACPDM meetings. At the conclusion of my presentations, I have received very helpful feedback and several great ideas about future directions in which to take my work. Finally, attending the 2016 AACPDM Annual Meeting was a unique opportunity to meet with international multi-disciplinary experts in the field of childhood-onset disabilities.
Veronica Schiariti, MD, MHSc, PhD - 2015 & 2016 Student Scholarship winner


2018 Student Scholarship Meet and Greet

The Academy seeks applicants who are full-time students or trainees to apply for this scholarship. Scholarship applicants must be AACPDM members or applicants, and must be an author on an abstract submitted to the Annual Meeting. Preference will be given to scholarship applicants whose abstracts have been accepted.

Congratulations to our 2018 Student Scholarship Recipients!

Andrea N. Burgess, B Occ Thy Reem A. Albesher, MPhysio
Patrick G. McPhee, PhD (c) Rashelle Hoffman, PT, DPT
Alicia J. Hilderley, PhD Jacy VerMaas-Hannan, MA, OTR/L, BCP
Marloes Van Gorp, MSc Shona Goldsmith, BPhty(Hons1)
Sarah E. Reedman, BPhty (Hons) James E. Gehringer
Joanne Zhou, BS Chuan Zhang
Ishaan Swarup, MD Silvia L. Pavão, PhD
Shari O’Brien, BESS(CEP)(hons1) Zachary Boychuck, OT, PhD(c)
Tanya Tripathi, PT Emma Lynch
Michael Trevarrow, BS Christina Sooklall, BSc
Megan Campbell Marisa Flavin, MD
Kamaldeep Gill, MScOT Jesse Kowalski, PT, DPT
Guro Søpstad Lunde, Medical student Ariel Schwartz, MSOT, OTR/L
Rosemary Claire Roden, MD Catherine R. Hoyt, OTD

Student Scholarship recipients receive:

  • Complimentary base registration to the annual meeting
  • Complimentary registration for three instructional courses
  • Valuable networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to learn from multi-disciplinary experts in the field of childhood-onset disabilities
  • Reimbursement of travel, hotel and food expenses up to $1,000 USD (maximum awarded)

More details about the scholarship application can be found HERE.

The application deadline for 2018 scholarships has passed. Check back in 2019 for your next chance to apply.

OrthoPediatrics® Travel Scholarship

The OrthoPediatrics® Travel Scholarships to the AACPDM Annual Meeting are designed to allow six AACPDM members who are residents/fellows in training or medical professionals early in their career to attend our Annual Meeting who would not otherwise be able to attend. Scholarships are awarded to: Residents/Fellows in training, Physicians in their first year of practice, and Allied Health professionals (nurses, physical, occupational, speech, and recreational therapists) who are at any point in their career.

Congratulations to our 2018 OrthoPediatrics Scholarship Recipients!

Erika Cloodt, MS Leticia Janzen, BKin
Carlee Holmes, MS Edwin L. Portalatin, MD
Oluwatosin E. Olorunmoteni, MBBS, FWACP Leena Zhou, MBBS, BMedSc

Scholarship winners receive:

  • Complimentary base registration to the annual meeting
  • Complimentary registration for three instructional courses
  • Valuable networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to learn from multi-disciplinary experts in the field of childhood-onset disabilities
  • Reimbursement of travel, hotel and food expenses up to $1,500 USD (maximum awarded)

More details about the scholarship application can be found HERE.

The application deadline for 2018 scholarships has passed. Check back in 2019 for your next chance to apply.