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Innovative synergy between Québec universities and their research teams: the unité de soutien SSA Québec is recruiting

the Unit ensures that Québec experts are brought together in teams to support research in learning health systems (LHS) in each of the territories attached to the Centres hospitaliers universitaires du Québec (CHU) associated with the universities of McGill, Montréal, Laval and Sherbrooke, namely the RUISSS.

“Building Québec’s Learning Health System Together” summit: A Shift to Partnership and Continuous Improvement

On March 24, 2022, the Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec held the summit "Building Québec's Learning Health System Together". The population and key members of our health and social services network were at the same event to build the future. This gathering was an opportunity to initiate a real shift towards partnership and continuous improvement of our health system.

Quebecers believe that the well-being of health care teams and science should guide health care decisions above all else

Between February 18 and 20, 2022, the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, with the expertise of the firm Léger, administered a survey designed to question the population of Québec regarding the improvement of the health system and the sharing of their medical information

Dr. Pierre Pluye received the NAGS Doctoral Teaching Award

On April 9, 2021, Dr. Pierre Pluye, Professor at the Department of Family Medicine of McGill University, received the  NAGS Doctoral Teaching Award . This award recognizes excellence and creativity in teaching doctoral students (in all scientific disciplines across Canada and the United States), as well as innovation in the development and implementation of graduate programs. The […]

Webinar on ENGAGE: a project to involve low-literacy patients in research

On June 12, 2020, Christine Loignon, associate professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, Sophie Dupéré, associate professor at Université Laval, and Caroline Leblanc, doctoral student in health sciences at the Université de Sherbrooke, will present the ENGAGE project in a webinar organized by the Quebec Population Health Research Network (QPHRN), under the Social Health Inequalities and Equity grouping.

A former Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec fellow will lead the Patient-Reported Indicator Surveys (PaRIS) initiative in Quebec

Former Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec fellow Dr. Marie-Eve Poitras will be leading the PaRIS international survey in Quebec! PaRIS: an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) initiative PaRIS, a survey project based on patient-reported indicators, brings countries together to work on developing, standardizing and implementing a new generation of indicators to measure the […]

How knowledge exchange in primary health care research can benefit people with diabetes: A qualitative study was presented by an SRAP fellow

How can knowledge exchange in primary health care research benefit people with diabetes? A qualitative study was presented by our post-doctoral fellow Francesca Brundisini at a webinar hosted by Diabetes Action Canada on September 15. Research findings on diabetes treatment often lead to different approaches to managing the disease. How is this information communicated to […]

Webinar and survey: Implications of a lack of access to information for public health

On September 15, 2020, our scientific director Alain Vanasse took part in a webinar organized by the Association pour la santé publique du Québec to discuss the implications of a lack of access to information for public health with Thomas Bastien, Richard Lessard, Philippe Després, Roxane Borgès Da Silva and Sylvain Bédard. The Unité de soutien SSA du Québec is one […]

Dr. Alain Vanasse is a recipient of the Innovation Québec – Janssen Partnership

Dr. Alain Vanasse is a recipient of the Innovation Québec – Janssen Partnership. Dr. Vanasse is the scientific director at the Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec, a professor at the Université de Sherbrooke’s family medicine and emergency medicine department, and the director of the CHUS de l’Estrie’s PRIMUS research group. Dr. Vanasse’s proposed project […]