Seminars are an integral part of the CIP program as part of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Presenters from specialized fields are invited to come discuss various topics that provide career insight and development for the CIP trainees.

If you have any questions about the program please contact the CIP Program Coordinator, Dr. Elliott Faller (

CIP seminars are typically held on Tuesday afternoons 1:00 at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital


We currently run our seminars every 3 weeks during the academic year on a 2-year curriculum covering the following topics:

  • Introduction/Orientation to CIP
  • Clinical Research Week: Self Directed/Various topics
  • Research Ethics Board Applications
  • Grant Writing and Funding Strategies
  • Translational Research
  • Multi Disciplinary Research
  • TCPS/GCP/Ethics in Research
  • Research Contracts
  • Community and Research
  • Wellness and Resiliency
  • Establishing your career as a Clinician Scientist
  • Writing and Defending your Thesis
  • Supervising Trainees
  • Balancing Clinic and Research
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Publication and Journalology
  • Accessing Research Resources
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Research
  • Social Accountability
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Getting an Academic Position
  • Biostatistics
  • Resident Selection- Various Topics