Mandate of the CHSPRA Training Modernization Working Group
To modernize HSPR training programs to equip the next generation of leaders with the skills, competencies, and experiences for broader career readiness and maximum health system impact.
The Training Modernisation Funding Initiative
To encourage experiential learning as a core element of HSPR training, CIHR-IHSPR and CHSPRA have launched a multi-pronged funding initiative:
Start-Up Grants to foster the conditions and partnerships necessary for successful pan-Canadian training modernization while also building recognition and demand among health system and related organizations for the value that PhD-trained individuals bring to these organizations (launched August 2016).
Health System Impact Fellowship awards to support multi-year experiential learning opportunities, professional development training, and national cohort participation for highly qualified individuals with a doctorate degree in HSPR (launched January 2017).
Health System Impact Fellowships for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows: This was the second launch of the HSI Fellowship program and it contained a stream for doctoral trainees and a stream for post-doctoral fellows (launched December 2017).
Health System Impact Fellowships for doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows: This is the third and current launch of the HSI Fellowship program (launched December 2018):