Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Canada

The Canadian DOHaD Society is a globally connected network focused on creating, communicating and translating the latest knowledge on early development to improve the health and well-being of Canadians today and into the future and promote the importance of maternal health and well-being on a global platform. Our Society engages in social, biological, clinical and […]

University of Calgary

At the University of Calgary, you can focus your potential through innovative experiences, bold discoveries and lifelong connections. Named one of Canada’s top five research universities by Re$earch Infosource, UCalgary has $504 million in sponsored research funding, 113 inventions from 2021 alone, and is the #1 startup creator among Canadian research institutions.


VAST offers diverse, mentored, individualized training on Vascular Cognitive Impairment (VCI) research and innovation. The VAScular cognitive impairment Training (VAST) Platform is a Canada-wide multiprovincial, interdisciplinary, intersectoral, and interinstitutional training collaborative to complement traditional University programs. We provide VCI specific course material, as well as experiential learning and exposure to both academic and non-academic career […]


AVA is about creating the capacity to transform population (community) health and social services to promote health and wellness of girls and women at risk/affected by violence and adversity over the life-cycle, via a collaborative, innovative, cross-sectoral/disciplinary/jurisdictional training platform. AVA stands to help reduce family violence and improve Canada’s UNICEF rankings for girls’ health and […]


GROWW is a Health Research Training Platform (HRTP) supported by CIHR and IHDCYH. The Cohort program annually accepts a group of 20 clinical trainees, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and ECRs from across Canada chosen through a competitive application process.  The GROWW program strives to positively impact the lives of all people who identify as women […]

TRIANGLE (TRaIning A New generation of researchers in Gastroenterology and LivEr)

TRIANGLE (TRaIning A New generation of researchers in Gastroenterology and LivEr) is a national training program aimed at transforming research and patient care in gastroenterology and liver. With the support of TRIANGLE funding, mentorship, education, and work-integrated learning, a new generation of researchers will develop the skills and knowledge to launch impactful careers in and […]

PSDP: Pediatric Scientist Development Program

In June, 2003, the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP) agreed to forge a partnership with the Pediatric Scientist Development Program (PSDP) and the Paediatric Chairs of Canada (PCC) in response to a proposal by the PCC. This partnership aimed to (1) Promote access of Canadian paediatric residents and paediatricians in training to the […]

TULIPS: Training Upcoming Leaders In Pediatric Science (Netherlands)

TULIPS is a national post-graduate training organization for clinician-scientists in the field of child health. They belief is that high-quality research is required to improve child health in the Netherlands. This non-profit organization was modeled after and created in collaboration with the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP) and aims to stimulate talented clinician […]