Support for a Learning Health System

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The Unit offers various services related to training and capacity development in POR and LHS to individuals and organizations working in research, health care and social services:

  • Synchronous and asynchronous training
  • Communities of practice
  • Support
  • Networking
  • LHS mentoring

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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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Service request

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.


Espace Proximité

ESPACE PROXIMITÉ is a collaborative space dedicated to patient-oriented research (POR). It connects all those involved in health through research, care or social services—patients and the public included—to co-construct a Learning Health System through POR.

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