Training

More than 1,200 graduate students and postdoctoral and clinical research fellows are training at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Research trainees play a vital role in the success of the institution and are critical to its vibrant scientific community. Former RI-MUHC trainees have gone on to become principal investigators at universities around the world and to play important roles in industry and government.

Why do your research training at the RI-MUHC?

  • World-class researchers train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the RI-MUHC
  • Vibrant research programs
  • Multidimensional research in health outcomes, clinical and laboratory sciences
  • New state-of-the-art research facilities at the Glen site and newly renovated research facilities at the Montreal General Hospital site
  • Cutting-edge research supported by advanced technology platforms
  • Ultramodern clinical research facilities at the Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM)
  • Proximity to research colleagues and other trainees across RI-MUHC and McGill sites
  • Obtain your Masters or PhD in one of over 17 graduate academic programs at McGill University, internationally renowned for its medical research training.


What more does the RI-MUHC offer trainees?

  • Unique opportunities available through the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training of the RI-MUHC, connecting graduate students and fellows to: 
    • Social and community participation
    • Professional skills training and career development
  • Innovative partnerships created for the benefit of trainees with the John Molson School of Business and other partners 
  • An evolving program of scientific activities, conferences, workshops, seminars and social events.
     

Call for submissions: The Goodman Fellowship

The Morris and Rosalind Goodman Family Foundation is playing a key role in nurturing the next generation of medical leaders in Montreal and in Israel. Through a two-year fellowship at the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MCH-MUHC)...

The “Convergence” initiative takes flight: RI-MUHC trainees and Concordia University fine arts students explore new ways to explain brain research

Is it art, or is it science? It’s “Convergence: Perceptions of Neuroscience,” a project that promises unique rewards to those who dare to cross the great divide...

RI-MUHC Trainee Orientation Event and Cocktail (September 9, 2016)

Are you a new trainee at the RI-MUHC? Do you want more information about the RI-MUHC and its divisions and research programs? Don’t know your way around or who to ask for help? Join us for this orientation session...

Career Half-Day for RI-MUHC trainees (September 9, 2016)

Join us for an interactive workshop in the morning given by Dr. Colin White (Boston, MA), a specialist in career consulting for the life sciences and former postdoctoral fellow.

Desjardins’ donation leads to development of unique centre to prepare research trainees

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation (MUHC) celebrated the $510,000 donation that Desjardins is making to the advancement of professional training for health researchers in...

Join us to celebrate Desjardins’ donation to the Centre for Advanced Training of the RI-MUHC: Investing in preparing trainees for their future careers (June 9, 2016)

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation, along with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), invites all trainees to join in celebrating the generous donation by Desjardins to the Centre for Advanced Training of the RI-MUHC.

Information Session on the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (May 17, 2016)

Join the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the John Molson School of Business (JMSB) at this information session to learn about...

Apply to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business (JMSB) and the RI-MUHC have an established agreement to provide graduate level academic business training to research trainees...

Research project led by RI-MUHC scientist gets $1.65 M from NSERC for training project

A team led by Dr. Jake Barralet, professor at McGill University and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will receive $1.65 million from the...