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Strategic Training Programs

CIHR Joint Motion Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research and Leadership (JuMP)

The Joint Motion Program (JuMP) is a CIHR Strategic Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research and Leadership. Trainees have the unique opportunity to participate in cutting-edge transdisciplinary research and knowledge translation, while gaining the leadership skills and experience that are essential for scientific progress in the 21st century. JuMP trains leaders who can meet the upcoming challenges in musculoskeletal health research and who will significantly improve the health, mobility and quality of life of Canadians.

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CIHR Strategic Training Program in Vascular Research (STPVR)

Providing a dynamic, transdisciplinary training environment is a crucial requirement for the necessary future advances in vascular research. The aim of this program is to develop research scientists with the expertise necessary to build future transdisciplinary teams focused on the understanding, treatment and prevention of vascular disease.

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CIHR Training Grant in Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care Research

Primary health care is the foundation of the Canadian health system. TUTOR-PHC is a national program in research training in primary health care to meet the immediate need for research capacity in this field. This is a one-year, national interdisciplinary research training program funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) with representation from the disciplines of: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Epidemiology, Pharmacy, Sociology and Education.

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CIHR Training Grant in Cancer Research and Technology Transfer (CaRTT)

CaRTT provides trans-disciplinary training links among basic and clinical researchers. CaRTT brings trainees and Mentors together to understand and emulate cancer research successes from Canada and around the world, present their own research findings, and critically consider how to enhance cancer research that promotes discovery and application of discovery to improve the lives of cancer patients.

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