Student and Post-Doc Engagement Committee

The Student and Post-Doc Engagement Committee (SPEC) exists to promote networking opportunities among graduate and post-doctoral students in military, Veteran and family health to empower the next generation of researchers. The SPEC is a peer-support network for students and trainees through their academic journey.

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SPEC Executive

Now accepting applications for the Student and Post-Doc Engagement Committee Executive Positions: Chair, Director of Communications, Forum SPEC Chair, and Director of Membership Recruitment. All graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from CIMVHR’s Canadian University Network are eligible to apply.

Please submit completed applications to by the deadline of September 15, 2019.

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Stay tuned for the SPEC event page through CIMVHR’s Facebook - @CIMVHR.

SPEC at Forum 2018


SPEC at Forum 2017

Forum 2017 Student & Post-Doc Engagement Committee networking event was a huge success. Thank you to Wounded Warriors Canada and the organizing committee!

SPEC at Forum 2016

 SPEC Event Forum 2016

SPEC hosted our first Student Networking Event at the Seawall Bar and Grill at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. It was a great opportunity to connect with other students at the beginning of the conference.

SPEC also hosted a table throughout the conference. It was a place for students and post-docs to meet and dine together in the main hall.