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KT Canada Events in June 2016

KT Canada is hosting two events in June 2016, with the KT Canada Annual Scientific Meeting on June 13-14 at the DoubleTree Hotel on Chestnut St. in Toronto; and KT Canada End of Grant KT Workshop on June 16th at…

Request for Letters of Intent – Online Capacity Building for POR

The Ontario SPOR Support Unit Working Group on Capacity Building have released a request for letters of intent for online approaches to capacity building for patient oriented research. The attached document provides details on the request and where to get…

Call for Poster Presentations

The Chiefs of Ontario (COO), in partnership with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES) and Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CRaNHR), is pleased to issue a call for poster presentations for a symposium entitled: Developing a Community-Driven First…

HSPRN Launches Call for Home and Community Care IMPACT Awards

The Health System Performance Research Network (HSPRN) has launched a call for proposals for IMPACT Awards targeted at Home and Community Care. The purpose of the award is to serve as a focal point to bring research expertise together with input…

OCHSU launches IMPACT – Child Health Awards

The Ontario Child Health SUPPORT Unit (OCHSU) has issued a call for Proposals for the newly created IMPACT – Child Health Awards. These awards – created to address gaps in priority research areas in child health – are designed to…

Ontario Child Health SUPPORT Unit (OCHSU) Launches

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Ontario Child Health SUPPORT Unit (OCHSU).  OCHSU is a collaborative of pediatric academic sites across the province. Led by CHEO and SickKids, OCHSU partners include McMaster Children’s, London Health Sciences Centre,…

New streamlined system for research ethics review launched in Ontario

A new ‘streamlined’ approach for the ethical review and oversight of multi-centre clinical trials in Ontario was launched on March 4 by Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO). The CTO Streamlined Research Ethics Review System allows any single ‘CTO Qualified’ research ethics…

Ontario Launches Updated Plan for Health Care

The Ontario Government has introduced the next phase of transformation to the province’s health care system to improve results for patients and support the needs of an aging population. The new plan – Patients First: Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care –…

OSSU Scientific Co-lead wins Gairdner Award

Congratulations to Dr. Salim Yusuf, one of OSSU’s Scientific Co-leads, who was recently awarded the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award by the Gairdner Foundation. Dr. Yusuf, who is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, Director of the Population Health Research…