Patient-Oriented Research with OSSU
ENGAGING PATIENTS IN RESEARCH EVIDENCE UPTAKE: THE ONTARIO EXPERIENCE
A limited podcast series.
Patient-oriented research partnerships require adequate planning, support, and funding to mobilize knowledge and accelerate impact. The following conversations, along with the Healthcare Quarterly Special Issue outline three themes that were critical for the Engaging Multi-stakeholders for Patient Oriented-research Wider Effects and Reach (EMPOWER) teams to advance patient-oriented research in Ontario.
Anne Wojtak, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Healthcare Quarterly; Lead, East Toronto Health Partners, Adjunct Faculty, Institute for Health Policy, Measurement and Evaluation University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.
Dr. Vasanthi Srinivasan, Executive Director, Ontario Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) SUPPORT Unit
Dr. Dean Fergusson, Scientific Lead, Ontario Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) SUPPORT Unit
Kerry Kuluski, MWS, PhD, the Dr. Mathias Gysler research chair in Patient and Family Centred Care at the Institute for Better Health at Trillium Health Partners and associate professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto in Toronto, ON.
Annette McKinnon, Member of OSSU's Patient Partner Working Group. She developed an interest in patient-partnered research as part of her journey with rheumatoid arthritis.
Maureen Smith, Chair of OSSU's Patient Partner Working Group. Her interest in patient-partnered research stems from her diagnosis with a rare disease in childhood.