Membership

The MERIT program is dedicated to building a community of practice around health professions education (HPE). There are three levels of membership: Member, Scholar, and Scientist.

See the details below to apply to be a MERIT Member or Scholar. 

MERIT Members have sustained and growing interest in Health Professions Education.

 

Benefits to becoming a MERIT Member include:

  • MERIT affiliation
  • your profile in MERIT communications
  • the opportunity for project consultation with one of our scholars or scientists

Responsibilities of being a MERIT Member include:

  • regular attendance at our monthly MERIT Rounds
  • presentation at MERIT Rounds

Application Details

  • Membership Form (please download and fill out the form on Adobe Acrobat or Reader)
  • Letter of support from your Department/Program chair

Applications can be sent to merit@mcmaster.ca.

The membership committee will review all applications.

 

MERIT Scholars have demonstrated knowledge and experience in Health Professions Education research and / or innovation projects.

 

Benefits to becoming a MERIT Scholar include:

  • MERIT affiliation
  • your profile in MERIT communications
  • the opportunity for project consultation with one of our scholars or scientists
  • access to office space, conference funding and research assistant support (limited)
  • access to internal peer review of applications, publications and academic mentorship

Responsibilities of being a MERIT Scholar include:

  • regular attendance at our monthly MERIT Rounds
  • presentation at MERIT Rounds
  • peer consultations with Scholars and Scientists
  • scholarly paper review
  • membership on Masters in Health Sciences Education thesis committee(s) - pending meeting eligibility requirements
  • assist with welcoming and hosting visiting scholars/scientists

Application Details

  • Membership Form (please download and fill out the form on Adobe Acrobat or Reader)
  • Letter of support from your Department/Program chair
  • Recent CV
  • 500-1000 word description of why you want to become a MERIT Scholar and how MERIT aligns with your academic career

Applications can be sent to merit@mcmaster.ca.

The membership committee will review all applications.

 

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