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The Canadian Network for Statistical Training in Trials (CANSTAT) is a pan-Canadian, multi-institutional and multidisciplinary training platform that will provide participants with the technical skills and practical experience needed to become leaders in their field and to ensure that clinical trials generate the highest-quality evidence to improve the health of Canadians.

The goals of the program are to equip fellows with:

  • Knowledge about clinical trials
  • Required technical and interpersonal skills
  • Opportunities to implement skills into practice

The CANSTAT program will bring fellows together with clinical and statistical experts in clinical trials and allow fellows to learn through a comprehensive experiential learning program. Formal education will also be provided through workshops led by clinical trial experts from around the world, and though in-person capacity-building meetings.

Upon completion of the program, fellows will be prepared to work as professionals in biostatistics as effective collaborators, communicators, scholars and leaders who will contribute significantly to academic and industry clinical trials in Canada.