Call for Applications: Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research – Primary Health Care. Application deadline: December 2, 2019.

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

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What is the program TUTOR-PHC?

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?

  • -Primary health care interdisciplinary research training
  • -Earn University Credit & CME credits
  • -Valuable feedback on your own primary health care research
  • -Gain increased knowledge and skills in Patient-Oriented Research
  • Mentorship from experienced interdisciplinary primary health care researchers and decision-makers
  • NETWORKING experiences with research mentors & 200+ pan-Canadian / international alumni
  • Interdisciplinary team experience

TUTOR-PHC trainees gain enhanced evidence-informed decision making & leadership skills to help them become the primary health care leaders of tomorrow.

  • -Each trainee will be responsible for a $3000 CND program fee

When is the deadline to apply?

December 2, 2019

For more information, please go to the website at:

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


Rob Van Hoorn
Project Coordinator
Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research – Primary Health Care (TUTOR-PHC)
Centre for Studies in Family Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine
1151 Richmond St
London, ON N6A 3K7
519-661-2111 ext. 22089