Collaborative Graduate Program in Musculoskeletal Health ResearchBone and Joint Institute


New Postdoctoral Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research

The Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research (CMHR) aims to enhance postdoctoral training across the entire research continuum, from basic to translational to clinical in a highly collaborative research environment. Our goal is to equip new researchers with the competencies necessary for accelerated career development.

The CMHR Postdoctoral program will offer a variety of opportunities aimed at increasing the success of high-quality clinical and translational researchers across a broad career continuum including academia, clinical practice, and industry.

The CMHR Postdoctoral program is tailored to the individual's training needs, but includes the opportunity to pursue a variety of educational offerings such as:

- Formalized cross-disciplinary mentoring team to enhance career development and translational research

- Participation in Health Leadership Training through the Ivey School of Business

- Experience in undergraduate / graduate teaching and curriculum development

-  Monthly workshops on topics including grant writing, teaching skills, intellectual property and patent development, as well as specialty topics related to the person’s field of  interest

- Opportunities to present research at regional conferences to enhance local networking


Process & Regulations


Registration for Postdoctoral Fellows in the Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

Applicants must be accepted by a primary supervisor who is a member of the Bone and Joint Initiative and Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research (CMHR). and be registered, or in the process of registration, with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Western

Required Documentation

Registration Form