Application & Funding
To participate as a trainee in Stream 1 or 2:
Applications are welcomed from full-time graduate (MSc and PhD) students, post-doctoral fellows, and Clinical fellows registered at Canadian universities who have an interest in drug safety and effectiveness research. Students may be from a wide range of scientific disciplines including clinical therapeutics, population health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health services and health policy. Students must be developing or completing a thesis project or other project related to therapeutics research. The student’s current supervisor will continue to be his or her primary mentor throughout the program. Students will also be matched with a secondary mentor from the DSECT program who will facilitate trainee learning within the program. Applicants to Stream 2 must have completed Stream 1 previously or must provide an explanation for bypassing Stream 1 within the application form.
To participate as a trainee in Stream 3:
Applications are also welcome from individuals wishing to broaden exposure to drug safety and effectiveness research and who might not be otherwise eligible for Streams 1 or 2 or who wish to complete a subset of the program. Please note that there are fees for participation in the program activities as a trainee in Stream 3.
For more details, please see the program handbook.