Graduate students entering the Program may already have significant course loads within the various graduate departments, and may be unable to take on too many additional formal courses. Accordingly, we deliver an integrated combination of teaching techniques to enhance the skills of our trainees in identified strategic areas, while complementing their concurrent research activities.
Students accepted into the Collaborative Training Program in Musculoskeletal Health Research are expected to:
- Fulfill all requirements of their Home Department/School
- Successfully complete the MSK9000 and MSK9100 course requirements
- Participate in at least 75% of the Bone & Joint Seminar Series and theme-specific workshops as offered
- Attend and participate in the yearly Bone & Joint Retreat/Conference
- Participate in outreach and education events held by CMHR and The Bone and Joint Institute as offered
- Participate in Health Leadership Training through the Ivey School of Business (organized by CMHR)
- Submit reporting, as requested by program administration.
CMHR postdoctoral fellows must be registered, or in the process of registration, with the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Western. Clinician Scientists in training must be registered, or in the process of registration, with an appropriately accredited training program.
CMHR Postdoctoral fellows and Clinician Scientists in training must register as members of Western’s Bone and Joint Institute.
Postdoctoral and Clinician Scientists in Training programs are tailored to the individual's training needs, but include formalized cross-disciplinary mentoring team to enhance career development. CMHR Postdoctoral and Clinician Scientists in Training are expected to:
Students in the CMHR Summer Research Program are required to participate in regular meetings over the summer to discuss their projects. In addition, students must participate in Lunch & Learn Sessions provided over the course of the summer as well as prepare and present a power point slide show at the CMHR Summer Research Symposium. Each individual is instructed to prepare an 8-10 min presentation for the group regarding their project and the results of their summer research project. The focus is on the transdisciplinary aspects of the project and results.