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We support patient oriented research projects that contribute to the learning health system. When you apply for support from the Unité de soutien SSA Québec, you are taking part in the emergence of that system.

The Unit makes its service offerings available through its LHS Portal. You can apply for support online. Several types of requests are possible:

  • Exploratory meeting
  • Letter of support
  • Support for a research grant application
  • Support for an ongoing research project
  • Patient-Public-Organizational Partnership
  • Training
  • Community of practice
  • Tool/platform

Are you?

  • Researchers
  • Decision makers
  • Health and social services professionals
  • Patients or caregivers

The Unité de soutien SSA Québec’s support offer is available to any person or organization working in health and social services in Québec. It provides you with the necessary expertise to integrate partnership, data science and change management into your project in order to maximize its value.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Support for a learning health system in Québec (LHS)
  2. Support for a care/patient/life trajectory project
  3. Support for a research project linked to the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)
  4. Support for a project associated with at least one Québec researcher or for which we can accompany the individual applicant in a collaboration with a Québec researcher, or which has a direct application in Québec
  5. Support for a project that has a performance framework with indicators to assess outcomes and impact
  6. Compliance with conflict of interest and visual identification guidelines

Remember also that due to restrictions related to its CIHR funding, the Unit cannot provide financial support to projects, nor grants to graduate students. 

This form allows you to

  • Save your entries and come back to them later
    • The link is valid for 30 days
  • Fill out a form adapted to your selections and needs
  • Attach more than one document to your application
  • Consent to allow a return on the projects supported

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