Collaborative Specialization in Musculoskeletal Health ResearchBone and Joint Institute

Why Join CMHR

The Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research is a unique program in Canada and is an add-on to the already well established  graduate programs participating with our program. We offer

 Our trainees gain unique access to:


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The goals of the program are:

  1. to provide trainees with essential transdisciplinary knowledge to break down potential barriers to collaboration
  2. to impart pertinent transferable skills to trainees, thereby enhancing their career trajectories.


We have developed an integrated training approach that combines in-class learning, interactive lab modules, workshops, and seminars specifically designed to provide trainees with a strong foundation in the transdisciplinary aspects of musculoskeletal research. Topics include biological mechanisms, bioengineering and engineering approaches, imaging, movement sciences, clinical research designs, and knowledge translation and exchange.

Top 5 reasons your graduate students should enroll in the Collaborative Graduate Program in MHR

  1. Increase the impact of your research through trans-disciplinary, multi-faculty collaborations and networking
  2. A degree that will distinguish students from their peers
  3. Exciting and Innovative Courses specific to MSK Research 
  4. Access to cutting edge workshops and professional development
  5. Access to National and International Research Opportunities