Module Offerings

MODULES Eight modules are required over the course of the program. Modules are set-up over the course of a few weeks and run at different times of the year directly through the TRP or through IMS.  A complete list, description, and schedule of each module can be found below. TRP Module Offerings  2018/2019 Professionalism with Raksha SuleLearn basics of professionalismDiscuss role of professionalism in shaping leadership and teams in health careGain awareness of self as translational …

 

 

MODULES

Eight modules are required over the course of the program. Modules are set-up over the course of a few weeks and run at different times of the year directly through the TRP or through IMS.  A complete list, description, and schedule of each module can be found below.

TRP Module Offerings 

 

2018/2019

 

Professionalism with Raksha Sule

  • Learn basics of professionalism
  • Discuss role of professionalism in shaping leadership and teams in health care
  • Gain awareness of self as translational researchers in a global context
Fall and Winter

Project Management with Kevin Vuong

  • Cover nature of projects, project management tools, techniques & issues within health care context
  • Understand terminology & theories of project management
  • Learn how to succeed in project environments
Fall

Intellectual Property Fundamentals with Gabriella Chan

  • Examine elements & policy objectives of IP within health & biotech environment
  • Learn fundamentals of patents, copyright, trade-marks and trade secrets
  • Understand inventors’ rights and obligations and how to harness them
Fall

Applied Intellectual Property with Gabriella Chan

  • Explore implications of IP development & ownership
  • Examine agreements that impact IP rights
  • Discuss basic ethical issues, policy rationale, and potential abuses of IP
  • Explore factors that contribute to start-up success or failure
Winter

Leadership

  • Understand nature & significance of modern-day leadership
  • Analyze design & implementation strategy of a major health innovation
  • Expand contacts with practicing innovators and build innovation networks
  • Collaborate with a team to develop and deliver a creative report
Winter

Translational Thinking with Joseph Ferenbok

  • Learn & practice design thinking tools to advance Translational Thinking
  • Practice alternative strategies for brainstorming
  • Run ideation and feedback focus groups
  • Contribute to and accept peer feedback
Spring

Procurement, Privacy, and Regulatory Affairs with Gabriella Chan

  • Elucidate translation & commercialization of health innovations
  • Understand supply chain management, procurement by co-design, & challenges of iterating a product with limited access to end users
  • Learn to foster public trust & customer loyalty through commitment to privacy & data protection
  • Discuss regulatory lifecycles of pharmaceuticals & devices with domain experts
Spring

Grant Writing with Sandy Marshall

  • Build structured outlines and solidify your objectives
  • Conduct thorough background research to produce strong rationale and plan
  • Carefully edit to enhance clarity and engage reviewers
 

Economics of Health Care

  • Learn fundamental concepts of economics as it relates to health care & innovation
TBD

Student Work and Research Module (SWARM) with Raza Mirza & Christopher Klinger

  • Propose & implement small collaborative project (10-12 h of individual contribution) guided by SGS Faculty Member
  • Define clear, specific, and individual learning objectives
  • Make tangible contribution to Translation

Knowledge Translation & Community with Raza Mirza & Christopher Klinger

  • The KT and Community Module is intended to allow students to apply KT concepts in small collaborative groups with specific community partners and clearly identified knowledge users.
  • The KT and Community Module is a student identified gap in the Translational Research Program—access to and support for mentored KT experiences that provide opportunities to apply classroom training and network with broader health communities.


m
ini-MBA with the Graduate Management Consulting Association

This 10-lecture program will provide graduate students and post-docs:

  • Learn fundamental business concepts from industry experts
  • Apply new knowledge directly to business cases

*Applications will open in December 2018.

Dates:
Mon Feb 4th
Wed Feb 6
Mon Feb 11th
Wed Feb 13th
Wed Feb 20th
Mon Feb 25th
Wed Feb 27th
Mon March 4
Wed March 6
Mon March 11
Wed March 13
Fri March 22nd case competition

Ongoing
*TRP students only

 

 

 

Fall
*TRP students only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students external to TRP register for TRP Modules HERE!

MODULES OUTSIDE TRP 18/19

Modules outside the TRP program are administered by other academic units and may involve additional steps for registration or require proof of completion.

Other Module Offerings 

2018/2019

CorEd Clinical Investigator Program 

  • Complete 6-8 online units at your pace (~2 h each, including final test)
  • Units 1-3, 5, 7, 8 are mandatory for TRP: Grant Writing, Manuscript Writing, CV Writing, Knowledge Translation, Collaborations in Research, Presentations
  • Units 4 & 6 are optional: Research Ethics, Mentoring
Ongoing, online

Transdisciplinary and Translational Research in Oncology Medicine with Marianne Koritzinsky, IMS

Email Emily Milne at emily.milne@rmp.uhn.ca  with your full name, Degree Program (MSc, PhD etc.), title of your project, current CV

Fall-Winter-Spring

Psychiatric Implications of Traumatic Brain Injury with Shree Bhalerao, Ruxandra Colibasan, IMS

 

Fall
Consciousness: An exploration of current concepts and questions with Anuj Rastogi, Jose Perez Velazquez, IMS Fall
Qualitative Research with Simon Kitto, IMS Winter
Clinical Trials with Peter Juni/John Marshall, IMS Winter
GREAT with Teresa To, IMS (Epidemiology) Winter
Online
Becoming a Better Editor of Your Own Work with Michelle Rosen, IMS Winter
Introduction to Neuroimaging with Adrian Crawley, IMS Winter