TUTOR-PHC call for applications open

The call for applications for TUTOR-PHC is open to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, mid-career clinicians, and decision makers in primary health care.

What is the program?
TUTOR-PHC or Transdisciplinary Understandings and Training on Research – Primary Health Care, is a one-year, pan-Canadian interdisciplinary research capacity building program that has been training primary and integrated health care researchers and decision-makers from family medicine, nursing, psychology, epidemiology, social work, occupational therapy, education, policy and many other disciplines since 2003.

Why apply?

  • FREE primary health care research training – including travel to the Symposium
  • Earn University Credit & CME credits
  • Valuable feedback on your own primary health care research
  • Mentorship from experienced interdisciplinary primary health care researchers and decision-makers
  • Interdisciplinary team experience & enhanced skillset to offer your employer

How does TUTOR-PHC benefit Employers?
Trainees will gain enhanced primary health research skills, leadership skills, learn to work in an interdisciplinary team environment, and create partnerships across regions and sectors as they work collaboratively on a project of their choosing that addresses health policy innovation or a clinical, organizational or provincial health challenge.

With the support of a pan-Canadian network of interdisciplinary mentors and colleagues, trainees will be able to offer their employer measurable results on their project, enhanced skills and capacities, particularly in primary health care, and the tools to collaborate more effectively to help drive the change for better health care.

When is the deadline to apply?
December 1, 2017

For more information, please go to the website.

***Are you interested in working on an existing dataset of a Community Based Primary Health Care team funded by CIHR for quantitative (practice-based surveys, health administrative data), qualitative data (interviews, focus groups, deliberative dialogues), or mixed methods projects? The TRANSFORMATION Study is seeking an aspiring TUTOR-PHC trainee to sponsor that will have access to this dataset.

Please contact Project Coordinator Rob Van Hoorn if you are interested in applying.

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