Ontario’s catalyst for patient-oriented research


Join us for OSSU Research Day 2023

OSSU Research Day 2023

Thursday, September 28, 2023

The event program is now available.  Virtual registration is open.

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What is patient-oriented research?

Patient-oriented research (POR) is an approach to health research that:

  • engages patients, researchers and other stakeholders as partners in research
  • answers questions that are important to patients
  • aims to improve health and the health care system
For Researchers

For Researchers

Access expertise from top research centres in Ontario, workshops, training and resources to help you engage in, and conduct, patient-oriented research.

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For Patients

For Patients

Tools, training, information and resources to help patients and caregivers partner in patient-oriented research.

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For Policy Makers

For Policy-makers

Research expertise, health system data, resources and training to help policy-makers and healthcare providers support and apply patient-oriented research.

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