Admissions Information

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Selection Criteria For ACPAC Candidates

  1. The applicant must have PT, OT, RN, or chiropractor designation which will be considered at the discretion of the Program Directors.
  2. Member in good standing of respective college/regulatory body at a provincial level and eligibility for membership in the related national professional organization.
  3. The candidate must have proof of current personal professional liability insurance.
  4. Minimum 3 years broad experience following completion of an accredited, entry-to-practice program in respective health profession plus 2 years further experience in clinical specialist musculoskeletal/arthritis areas.
  5. It is preferred that the candidate completes one of the following post-graduate level courses:
    1. Clinical Practice Skills for Inflammatory Arthritis (CPSIA) Hybrid Course – Virtual Component offered by Arthritis Society Canada. The final deadline to apply is April 17, 2023 for the course in May 2023.
    2. Mary Pack Arthritis Continuing Education (ACE) Hybrid Course – Virtual Component offered by Vancouver Coastal Health. The final deadline to apply is March 17, 2023 for the course in April 2023.
    3. Equivalent course (at discretion of Program Directors)
  6. All individuals who apply are either currently working or committed to working in a shared-care interprofessional environment.

Supporting Application Documentation

In addition to the online application form, candidates must provide the following supporting documentation by the application deadline – May 31, 2023 at 5:00 PM:

  • A curriculum vitae (résumé)
  • A letter of intent (Max 500 words)
  • A letter of support from the supporting institution/department (submitted directly by institution/department)
  • A letter of reference from a rheumatologist and/or orthopaedic surgeon identifying clinical/academic strengths of the candidate (submitted directly by rheumatologist and/or orthopaedic surgeon)

Supporting documents should be sent electronically (preferred) to with your name included in the subject line. Alternatively, you may send it by mail addressed to:

ACPAC Program
CPD, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
500 University Ave, 6th Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 1V7

Program Dates:

Week 1 (onsite):
Oct 16 – Oct 20, 2023

Week 2 (virtual):
Dec 4 – Dec 8, 2023

Week 3 (virtual):
Jan 29 – Feb 2, 2024

Week 4 (virtual):
Apr 8 – Apr 12, 2024

Week 5 (onsite):
Jun 3 – Jun 7, 2024

Program Fee:


Application Dates:

Application Deadline:
May 31, 2023 – 5:00 PM

Virtual Candidate Interviews: Mid-June