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Canadian Society of Transplantation - Abstract Reviewer for Annual Conference

Sunita Mathur
Queen's University/ Canadian Society of Transplantation
Anticipated time commitment
3-5 hours
Application deadline
Type of Organ
Opportunity Type
Research Partner
T2 - Practices for Donation, T3 - Better Grafts, T4 - Optimizing Immune Systems, T5 - Restoring Long-Term Health

The Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST) hosts an annual conference, which will take place in Oct 2023. Researchers and clinicians submit summaries of their research (scientific abstracts and lay/plain language summaries) which are reviewed by their peers from the scientific committee, and also by patient-family-donor partners to determine their suitability for teh conference. Top rated abstracts are also selected for awards, with 2 awards for the best lay/plain language summaries, selected by PFD partners.

Experience required

PFD partners with an interest in reviewing about new scientific research in transplantation and/or donation, from Canadian and international researchers and trainees. 

Potential roles for PFD Partners

Read and provide scores on lay/plain language summaries using an online portal, and a scoring sheet. We will aim to have 10-12 patient partners. Time commitment - review about 12-14 abstracts, about 4-5 hours total, in the month of June


$50 per hour - to be discussed with CDTRP PFD manager

How to get in touch

Job title


  • Recieve abstracts week of June 5th
  • Time to review - 3 weeks (June 30th)