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.
     

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