Heidi Patriquin Fellowship 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. The annual application submission deadline is October 15th (or the following Monday if the 15th falls on the weekend).  Decisions are communicated the first week of December. 

Application Process

Nominations are due Monday, October 17th, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (USA)

The Fellowship application and award deadline is October 15th*, 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 is peer-reviewed by the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and the decisions announced in early December. 

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 via the online form.  IMPORTANT: The applicant must collect all materials in advance for upload. 

Questions about the process can be addressed to:  

Angela R. Davis, MBA, CAE
Managing Director, The SPR Research & Education Foundation

*When the 15th falls on a weekend, applications are due the following Monday

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


Patriquin Fellowship Awardees

2022 Mariaem Andres, MD, St. Luke's Medical Center, Global City and Quezon City, Philippines
2021 Not Awarded
2020 Manisha Jana, MB,BS, All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2020 Sally Saad, MB,BS, Cairo University Teaching Hospitals, Egypt
2019 Fathia Omer Salah, MD, Black Lion Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2019 Sundar Suwal, MD, University Teaching Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal 
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