The 2022-2024 LEAP application system is now open, interested candidates are invited to apply before June 30, 2022.
CRA LEAP (LEAdership Program) is a mentorship program designed for rheumatologists at an early career stage who are likely to become leaders in research, education, and/or advocacy in Canada.
The program, formerly known as Future Leaders in RheumaTology (FLIRT), provides aspiring rheumatologists with the opportunity to enhance their professional and leadership development.
This program seeks to identify and promote leadership in rheumatologists early in their career (within 5 years post fellowship in rheumatology or pediatric rheumatology). It is comprised of a variety of initiatives identified via a needs assessment conducted with participants, and a collaboration with Canadian mentors and expert advisors. It is designed for future leaders in academic and community practice.
- Provide aspiring young Canadian rheumatologists with the opportunity to participate in a needs-based, high-quality, innovative, multi-faceted 2-year program
- Build personal and professional contacts with thought leaders and peers
- Develop insights into career building, publications, promotion and advocacy
The 2020-2022 program is supported by Pfizer Canada. The Canadian Rheumatology Association would like to recognize and thank this sponsor for their generous support.
This is a joint application process that requires application to be completed by the candidate and their supporter.