Since patients are at the heart of SPOR, they must be involved as much and as meaningfully as possible in order for health research to be more responsive to the needs of Canadians

CIHR, Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research – Patient Engagement Framework

The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research believes it is important to meaningfully involve patients as partners. To ensure patient partners have the right skills, expertise, knowledge and tools to be effective partners in the research system, OSSU and its partners provide resources and training for patients and caregivers to understand how to engage in health research, their roles in in research, an introduction to the research world and more.