Heidi Patriquin Award for International Education

Introduction: This award is designed to subsidize the SPR meeting attendance expenses of Pediatric Radiologists who practice outside of North America.  This Fellowship award was developed in recognition of Dr. Heidi Patriquin's commitment to international education.  The first award was in 2003. 
Award specifications: The annual Patriquin fellowship award will be capped at $3,000. Pediatric Radiologists who reside and practice outside of North America, who seek to attend the SPR Annual Meeting and need financial support to do so, are eligible candidates for the Patriquin Fellowship. One individual will be funded per year.
Priority is given to eligible applicants who have never attended an SPR meeting.
Timeline: The annual deadline is November 1. Decisions are communicated the first week of December.

Application Process

The Fellowship application and award deadline is November 1, the year prior to the applicable SPR meeting. The applicant shall complete the online form that includes the submission of his or her CV , a personal statement and a letter of support from department chair or other official from the home institution.    

The application process will be peer-reviewed by the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and the decisions announced following the Board's meeting in late November,. 

Applicants are encouraged to submit a poster or paper for presentation at the annual meeting in the established abstract submission process and deadline. 

Materials are to be submitted by email to the SPR office via this online form

Questions about the process can be addressed to:  

Jennifer K. Boylan, MA, Managing Director, The SPR Research & Education Foundation
jboylan@acr.org

The Heidi Patriquin Fund

Dr. Heidi Patriquin's friends and colleagues, led by Dr. Diane Babcock at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, established the Fund for this award in her memory. The inaugural award was granted for the 2003 SPR meeting.

The SPR Research and Education Foundation Board encourages members interested in supporting international outreach to donate to the Heidi Patriquin Fund. 

Download the most recent award flyer here.

Patriquin Fellowship Awardees


Institutions listed were current at the time of the Fellowship.  
 
 

2018 
Bernadette Wambui Muthee, MD
Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Kenya

2017
Faizah Mohd Zaki, MD
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2017
Hatíce Ariöz Habíbí, MD
Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty
Istanbul University Turkey

2016  
Daniel Zewdneh Solomon, MD 
Addis Ababa University
Ethiopia


2016
Vikas Yadav, MD 
Christian Medical College, 
Vellore, Tamilnadu, India
 
2015
Waseem Akhtar Mirza, MBBS 
Aga Khan University Hospital, 
Karachi, Pakistan
 

2015
Nasreen Mahomed, MBBCh 
Chris Hani Baragwanath
 Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, 
South Africa

 
2014
Nneka Iloanusi, MBBS 
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital
 
2014
Beatrice Mulama, MBChB 
Kenyatta National Hospital 
 
 2013
Regina Nava, MD, 
St. Luke’s Medical Center, 
Quezon City, Philippines 

 
2013
Olubukola A.Omidiji, MBBS 
University of Lagos
Nigeria

 
2012
Yocabel Gorfu, MD
The Black Lion Hospital, 
Addis Ababa University
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 
2012
Jeska Wambani Sidika  MBchB 
Kenyatta National Hospital
 Nairobi, Kenya
 
2011
Kushaljit S. Sodhi, MD 
Postgraduate Institute of 
Medical Education and Research 
Chandigarh, India

2010
Omolola Mojisola Atalabi, MD
University of Ibadan
Nigeria
 
2009
Ahmed Mussa Jusabani, MD
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
Moshi Town, Tanzania
 
2008
Rolando Reyna Lopez, MD
Hospital Santo Tomas
Panama City, Panama

 
2007  
Nathan D. P. Concepcion, MD
Marikina City, Philippines

 
2006
Pannee Visrutaratna, MD
Chiang Mai, Thailand
 
2006
Juana Maria Vallejo, MD 
Bogota, Colombia
 
2006
Hakima Al-Hashimi, MD
Manama, Bahrain
 
2005
Luy Lyda, MD
Angkor Hospital for Children
Siem Reap, Cambodia
 
2004
Berlin Melissa Go, MD
Makati Medical Center
Makati City, The Philippines
 
2003
Kassa Darge, MD, PhD
University of Wurzburg
Germany



2007 - Nathan D. P. Concepcion, MD
Marikina City, Philippines