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Equity, diversity, inclusion and Sex and Gender-based Analysis

Consulting on best practices.

L’Unité de soutien SSA Québec has established a scientific sub-committee responsible for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Sex and Gender Analysis (EDI-GSBA). Professor Sara Ahmed (McGill University) and Professor Amédé Gogovor (Université Laval) have been confirmed as joint nominees to head the committee.

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The Unité de Soutien SSA Québec wants its website to be accessible to people with disabilities and physical restrictions. Given this concern, it has designed its site to comply with many Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). For more information

Our communities of practice

Patient partners community expériences

The expériences community includes patient partners actively involved in the governance of the patient partnership and strategy as well as directly in research teams. It brings together various members of the Québec health and social services network, including researchers. This initiative comes from the Partnership Axis of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec and the Centre of Excellence in Partnership with Patients and the Public (CEPPP).

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Community of fellows

This community gathers FRQ fellows who are participating in the complementary training and capacity building program on patient-oriented research, the learning health system, trajectories of care and the quintuple aim, in partnership with the Fonds de recherche du Québec.

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Guide to inclusive and epicene writing (in french)

This guide is intended to help us be an inclusive organization and to optimize our communications. It is intended to be practical and easy to use, and is intended for use by the entire community of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec. The adoption of this guide is part of the desire to ensure equal representation of people in the discourse of patient-oriented research (POR) in french in Quebec. We encourage you to send your questions and comments by email to ssaquebec@usherbrooke.ca.

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

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Dr. Anaïs Lacasse creates a gender index thanks to TorSaDe

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

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The Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec announces its COVID-19 services

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Deliverables and tools

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ENGAGE: participatory methods and visual and auditory tools to get vulnerable populations involved in research

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Rapid and Rigorous TransCultural Adaptation (RR-TCA) methods

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Publications

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Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec has published its 2014–2021 activity report for the community

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Proper usage of sex and gender in studies of shared decision-making intervention: an assessment by Dr. Lionel Adisso and the Unité de soutien SRAP du Québec

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Our postdoctoral fellow Amédé Gogovor and his colleagues publish an analysis on the challenges and solutions of integrating sex and gender considerations in knowledge translation

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Find out what's a learning health system in 60 seconds

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Québec's health system

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When you apply for support from the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, you are taking part in the emergence of a learning health system (LHS). We offer three types of support: training, consultation and tools.

Team

Portrait of Bilkis Vissandjee.

Bilkis Vissandjee

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Portrait of Robert-Paul Juster.

Robert-Paul Juster

Sex and Gender Analysis

Portrait of Sara Ahmed.

Sara Ahmed

PREMs and PROMs

Portrait of Sonia Lussier.

Sonia Lussier

Codirection Patient partner – Axis Data to knowledge / Partnership branch of the SSA-RUISSS Mcgill team

Portrait of Tracie A Barnett.

Tracie A Barnett

Scientific codirection – Axis Data to knowledge / Manager – Partnership branch of the SSA-RUISSS team McGill

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