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January 21, 2019

Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovation Network announces new Executive Director 

Dr. Gillian Bartlett is a tenured Professor as well as the Research and Graduate Programs Director and the Associate Chair in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. She received her PhD in epidemiology from McGill in 2001 and her MSc in 1996. In 2014, she was awarded the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Supervision for McGill University and the Faculty of Medicine Honour List for Educational Excellence. Dr. Bartlett specializes in primary care research and knowledge translation. Her current concentration is on knowledge translation and stakeholder engagement around health care utilization and outcomes for vulnerable populations; implementation of precision medicine using patient-oriented strategies; and the use of education innovations to advance the discipline of family medicine and primary care.

November 26, 2018


Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on a key initiative, based in Kingston, Ontario in a research-related discipline who ideally has an understanding of frailty, and Canadian healthcare for older adults.

Please see Canadian Frailty Network for further information.

Submit your resume and cover letter ASAP by email to apply@cfn-nce.ca  indicating POSTDOCTORAL OPPORTUNITY in the email subject line.

July 18, 2018

META: A pragmatic workshop series on Moving Evidence To Action to improve patient outcomes

Alberta SPOR Support Unit calls for abstract submission

Abstract Deadline: July 27, 2018, 16:00 MST

For more information and to submit your abstract, go to: http://bit.do/meta-abstract


April 18, 2018

BedMed Study - public media campagn

"Did you know that the time of day when you take your blood pressure medication might be important? The University of Alberta is leading BedMed, a Canada-wide blood pressure study, to answer important questions on treatment for high blood pressure. With your help, we can find out." - BedMed


Further information could be found at BedMed website


March 16, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Griver, Dr. Hudon, Dr. Pinto, and Dr. Ploeg on their success in the 2017 SPOR PIHCIN Programmatic Grant. 

More information on their projects would be found on the CIHR funding announcement.

Or on our website at

March 14th, 2018

Summer Institute 2018 - Keys to Collaboration

May 14-16, 2018 | Calgary, Alberta

Join us for Summer Institute 2018 where researchers, patients, clinicians, students, policy makers and more, gather to share insights, connect with colleagues and promote patient-oriented research.

Keynote Speakers:

Victoria Maxwell, (Bachelor of Fine Arts/Bi-Polar Princess) is the first in Canada & the U.S.A. to use the ‘lived’ experience of mental illness to disseminate scientific research and transfer knowledge into action at the international level through theatre.

Dr. Glenda MacQueen, Vice-Dean - Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

Click here for more information.

Alberta Primary Care Research Networks COMMUNIQUÉ