August 2013

NEW Fellowship/Training Opportunity: CIHR Training Grant in Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care Research - “TUTOR‐PHC” (Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research– Primary Health Care).

Program information and application forms for TUTOR-PHC are now available on TUTOR-PHC’s website at (Note: if you have visited our website before, you may have to refresh your browser to see the website updates)

Who should apply?

  • Graduate Students from Canadian Universities that are interested/ engaged in primary health care research regardless of their home discipline
  • Post‐doctoral fellows, policy-makers, OR clinicians* that are interested/ engaged in primary health care research
*Clinicians can include any type of Health Professional in Primary Health Care (i.e. Physician, Nurse, Social Worker, Dietician, Occupational Therapist, etc.). Clinicians admitted to the program are usually accepted or enrolled in graduate studies or post-doctoral fellowships. Please see our website for more information.

The deadline for applications is October 31, 2013 (program runs from May 2014 to April 2015).

Students/Residents in Healthcare: AFMC Public Health Learning Tools Challenge coming soon! $10,000 in awards!

Attention ALL Students & Residents in Health Professions in Canada

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) is looking for innovative ideas to enhance the delivery of preventive and public health education in Canadian Universities/Colleges.

The AFMC Public Health Learning Tools Challenge will be a call for proposals to create new learning tools on public health and population health topics. EXCELLENCE WILL BE REWARDED THROUGH FINANCIAL AWARDS UP TO $2,500.

Watch for the Challenge in early September 2013 and help influence public health education for future generations of health professions.


Étudiants/résidents soins santé : lancement imminent Concours production outils pédagogiques en santé publique de l’AFMC! 10 000 $ en prix!

À l’attention de TOUS les étudiants et résidents des professions de la santé au Canada

L’Association des facultés de médecine du Canada (AFMC) est à la recherche d’idées novatrices pour améliorer la prestation des programmes d’éducation en médecine préventive et en santé publique dans les universités et collèges du Canada.

Dans le cadre du Concours de production d’outils pédagogiques en santé publique de l’AFMC, nous lançons un appel de propositions en vue de créer de nouveaux outils d’apprentissage sur les thèmes de la santé publique et de la santé des populations. NOUS RÉCOMPENSERONS L’EXCELLENCE EN DÉCERNANT DES PRIX EN ARGENT POUVANT ALLER JUSQU’À 2 500 $.

Gardez l’œil ouvert pour le Concours au début septembre 2013 et aidez-nous à influencer l’éducation en santé publique pour les générations futures de professionnels de la santé.