Institute of Gender and Health offers training

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The CIHR Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) is offering an exciting learning opportunity for trainees (graduate students and post-doctoral fellows) interested in how gender and sex influence health. On October 28th, 2012, IGH will host a Fall Institute in conjunction with its international conference, Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research. The Fall Institute will provide training and educational opportunities for trainees in the field of gender, sex and health research. The deadline to apply is July 13, 2012. Spaces are limited; for more details, including application guidelines, please visit the workshop website.

Fall Institute participants will receive free registration to the conference Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research being held in Montreal, Canada on October 29-31, 2012. The conference will explore advances in our understandings of how sex and gender influence the health of women, men, and people of diverse gender identities over the lifespan. For more information about the conference, including the program and registration, please visit the conference website.