Jan. 11, 2022

CIHR Health Systems Impact Fellowship opportunities

Opportunities for trainees listed below

Post-doctoral fellowship with Drs Lesley Soril and Sachin Pendharkar sleep-related breathing disorders

Overview (further details available at CIHR Health Systems Impact Fellowship):

·        Two-year post-doctoral fellowship starting Sept 2022

·        Stipend: $70,000 per year

·        Professional development training and research allowance: $7,500 per year

·        Application deadline Feb 24, 2022 (U of Calgary internal deadline: Feb 18, 2022)

·        Health System Support provided by the Respiratory Health Section of the Medicine SCN

The project will focus on developing a provincial approach to the measurement and reporting of patient and health system data for Albertans with sleep-related breathing disorders.

Given our virtual world, the candidate does not need to reside in Alberta.

Interested candidates can email a current CV to Lesley Soril (lesley.soril@alberathealthservices.ca) or Sachin Pendharkar (Sachin.pendharkar@ucalgary.ca)

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Maximus Canada opportunity

Maximus Canada has an opportunity available for the CIHR Health System Impact Fellowship https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/51211.html. Maximus is the Canadian arm of a global firm which specializes exclusively in serving government and public sector clients around the world. Their Mission is “Helping Government Serve the People.” Maximus is interested in finding a Post-Doctoral Fellow or PhD Candidate to work with them and a jurisdictional partner (perhaps Alberta) to explore modernization of healthcare claims and payment systems to support improved health outcomes and value-for-money. (Note, they happen to be working right now with Alberta Health on a large multi-year IT modernization project to replace Alberta’s aging mainframe payments systems with a more modern and agile system. This project is known as ENMOC (Enabling New Models of Care).

Please see the HSIF high-level research profile for details: Health System Impact Fellowship: The Host Partner Organization Linkage Tool - CIHR (cihr-irsc.gc.ca)

Interested candidates should contact Brent McGaw (Brent.McGaw@maximuscanada.ca) directly.