ILADS course grant

The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) is dedicated to promoting research, education, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and associated diseases. CanLyme is offering a limited number of grants to practicing Canadian healthcare professionals to cover 80% of the registration fee for ILADS online course offerings.

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For physicians and healthcare professionals

Applications will be considered from healthcare professionals, including:

  • Medical doctors
  • Naturopathic doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • College or University healthcare instructors
  • Medical students
  • Optometrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists

To apply

Please complete the application form and await approval notification prior to registering for the courses. Grant Eligibility Criteria:

  • Healthcare professionals must be registered with their provincial/territorial college
  • Optional ILADS membership fees are not subject to reimbursement
  • Reimbursement to cover ONLY courses pre-approved by CanLyme as outlined in email correspondence with applicant.

Please submit your confidential application to canlymehealth@gmail.com. Once registered, recipients must email their ILADS invoice to canlymehealth.ca for reimbursement by cheque from CanLyme.

CanLyme will be notifying successful applicants on an ongoing basis. There are a limited number of grants available and these will be approved as quickly as possible with considerations to geographic location and specialty.

About ILADS

Find out more about the ILADS Conference.

The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) is a non-profit, international, multi-disciplinary medical society, dedicated to the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of Lyme and its associated diseases. ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme through research and education and strongly supports physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for Lyme and its associated diseases. 

ILADS welcomes medical practitioners, researchers and medical students who are interested in learning more about tick-borne illnesses and their management. ILADS offers effective educational programming, including a number of online course offerings. Members are part of a network of peers with diverse backgrounds, all working together to advance the care of patients with tick-borne infections.

ILADS membership is optional but very beneficial. CanLyme is not able to reimburse membership fees. ILADS members gain access to:

  • Community of experts
  • Member forums
  • Specialization (groups based on specialities and best practices)
  • Discount for ILADS Scientific Conference
  • Physician Training Program
  • Research and Training Materials

About CanLyme

The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) is dedicated to promoting research, education, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and associated diseases. CanLyme is offering a limited number of grants to practicing Canadian physicians and healthcare professionals to cover 80% of the registration fee for the International Lyme and Associated Diseases (ILADS) Annual Scientific Conference (including the Lyme Fundamentals program) offered online.

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