IDEAS Office

Goals of the IDEAS Office

  • To develop a collaborative network of health professions educators within the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Health Sciences College of the University of Alberta.
  • To create a venue for sharing our Health Professions Education (HPE) scholarship and scholarly teaching locally
  • Increase and improve participants' and members’ HPE scholarship


For membership in the IDEAS Office, please complete the online application form. Membership allows you to receive up-to-date information about upcoming: HPE conferences, HPE grant opportunities, and upcoming Teaching Scholars Program (TSP) courses. You will also receive a discount on TSP Non-credit Certificate courses. Non-certificate courses are free for University of Alberta faculty members and trainees.

If you wish to enroll in a TSP course, please complete the registration form. The registration form also provides information on which courses are available for registration.

For general information, please email

For more information about the Teaching Scholars Program (TSP), TSP-I, or information about collaborating on a HPE scholarship project, please email Dr. Carol Hodgson at