HCTP is designed as a rich, learning environment for scholars
at all stages of career development, including senior and
junior faculty, and doctoral and post-doctoral fellows. This
diversity facilitates collaboration and mentorship at multiple
HCTP Faculty Mentors come from all four academic divisions
at University of Toronto, representing the Life Sciences,
Physical and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences, and the Humanities.
Many are trained in disciplines outside the domain of traditional
health care scholarship. All HCTP Faculty Mentors hold stellar
track records in their respective disciplines, effectively
balance skills of leadership and teamwork, and participate
in the HCTP training program as supervisors, teachers, mentors,
HCTP Fellows are highly qualified doctoral and post-doctoral researchers coming from all four academic divisions to address the relationships between and among health care recipients, providers, technologies and the settings where care takes place.
National and International
Pertinent expertise about health care, technology, and place
is scattered across the globe. HCTP has established partnerships
with leading scholars in Canada and internationally to enhance
the research potential of this collaborative initiative. HCTP
"External Mentors" participate both in research
and training programs, through use of distance education technologies,
and visiting faculty appointments.