Are you a trainee who brings a focus on sex and gender to your health research?

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The CIHR Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) is interested in training and sustaining a strong and diverse foundation of health researchers who integrate sex and gender considerations in their work.  The purpose of IGH’s Institute Community Support (ICS) Program is to build capacity for gender, sex and health research and knowledge translation among trainees, including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across the full spectrum of health research disciplines.  Whether training in the area of biomedical, clinical, health systems or population health research, all trainees who bring a substantive focus on gender, sex and health to their research are encouraged to apply.

IGH funds four types of awards through its ICS Program. Please see their website for specific eligibility requirements.  The next ICS application deadline is Fall 2013.  For information about the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health ICS Program, please contact Angela Hold at 604-827-4470 or