Indigenous Master’s Excellence Award
Congratulations to Data Science's Stephanie Monkman who has received the University of Manitoba’s Indigenous Master’s Excellence Award. This award is given to Canadian Indigenous graduate students enrolled full-time in a Master’s program at the University of Manitoba. Awards are offered to meritorious graduate students who demonstrate significant research ability and scholarly potential.
Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Lix, Director of the Data Science Platform at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation for receiving the Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award for 2018. This award is provided by the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association at the University of Manitoba, to recognize excellence and distinction in mentorship, teaching, and research.
Interstellar Initiative Award
Congratulations to Dr. Pingzhao Hu of the CHI Data Science team, who was selected for the 2018 Interstellar Initiative. This is a joint program between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, which recognizes “the world's most promising Early Career Investigators in the fields of cancer, neuroscience and artificial intelligence."
Closing A Critical HIV Prevention Gap
Demonstrating safety and effective delivery of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of an HIV combination preventive intervention for sex workers in Kolkata and Mysore-Mandya, India
Why Bodies Matter in Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research
2018.05.09 - 12pm to 1pm
In order to build authentic and meaningful relationships between health researchers and patient/public partners ― which requires trust and understanding ― it is essential for everyone, including health researchers, to bring a level of self-awareness that may not have previously existed.
First efforts to optimize nursing see success
Long-time staff member Sharon Rempel looks after a patient in Stonewall. Reduced overtime for staff was among the goals achieved by the IERHA pilot project to deliver a LEAN approach to quality improvement.
Examining the Implementation of Preoperative Diagnostic Testing Guidelines in Manitoba
In Manitoba, as in other jurisdictions, audits have shown that many patients continue to receive unnecessary preoperative testing despite the existence of a province-wide guideline. In 2015, we undertook a multi-year project to design and implement knowledge translation strategies that we hypothesized would reduce unnecessary preoperative testing.
Engaging patients: Nursing researchers garner ‘seed’ funding
The research awardees each received $2000 as part of the award. While the money is helpful, some of the other benefits are equally if not more valuable for junior researchers including networking with past awardees, research supports, and free consultations regarding patient engagement.
Funding Award for Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research in the Design and Grant Development Phase - Spring 2018 Award Winners Announced
The George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, in partnership with the Manitoba SPOR Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI), recently held their second round of callouts for the Funding Award for Patient and Public Engagement in Health Research in the Design and Grant Development Phase.
George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation and WRHA release interim evaluation of Healing our Health System plan
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) released an interim evaluation of the first three months of the region's phase one of clinical consolidation.
Lunchtime Learning Series: Budgeting for Patient & Public Engagement in Health Research
Watch the YouTube video of Patient and Public Engagement Lead, Carolyn Shimmin's presentation.
Big Data Analytics in Healthcare
Data Science Director, Dr. Lisa Lix has been invited to be a guest editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics "Call for Papers - Special Section on Big Data Analytics in Healthcare".
Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Program Applications Now Open
The Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Program is an innovative and joint initiative between the University of Manitoba and University of Victoria funded by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) as part of its Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program.
The Manitoba Metadata Inventory
The Manitoba Metadata Inventory is part of the worldwide movement to make existing health data from randomized clinical trials (RCTs), observational, and cohort studies available for re-use. Data re-use initiatives have numerous benefits for health researchers, including re-examination of the accuracy of original study findings, and development of new studies about the long-term benefits and harms of treatments.
Massive Transfusion: Improving processes of care and clinical outcomes through systems change
2018.01.31 - 12pm to 1pm
Watch the YouTube video to learn about the impact CHI facilitated!
Let's Talk Policy
2018.06.21 - 10am to 11am
Join the Newfoundland and Labrador SPOR SUPPORT Unit as they host this webinar about the policy decision making process in government and key issues to consider when approaching decision makers about using research findings to drive positive change.
Grant writing/Funding opportunities in Patient-Oriented-Research
2018.09.20 - 10am to 10am
An opportunity to hear about funding opportunities, and learn some tips and tricks for putting together a successful patient-oriented grant application. Hosted by the Newfoundland and Labrador SPOR SUPPORT Unit.
Planning for Stellar Research: Data and Dissemination
Register now for a new webinar mini-series "Planning for Stellar Research: Data and Dissemination" from the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research and the University of Saskatchewan, June 12-13 2018.
2018 Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) Summer School
2018.07.09 - 2018.07.13
The 2018 VADA Summer School will consist of: a student‐led research conference, a Big Data Challenge, and professional skill development sessions.
INFLUENCER - PLI Physician Leadership
2018.10.19 - 2018.10.20
Oct 19-20, 2018 • Two day session •8:00 am - 4:30 pm Canad Inns Health Sciences Centre, 720 William Ave, Winnipeg, MB
Crucial Conversations - Tools for Talking when Stakes are High
2018.11.15 - 2018.11.16
Crucial Conversations helps you master the skills you need to step up to high-stakes issues while remaining candid and respectful. Through this course, you will acquire the necessary skills to establish better relationships, gather divergent perspectives, and achieve better results – all strengths of a great leader.
Developing Guidelines and the GRADE Approach
2018.10.29 - 2018.11.01
October 29-November 1 – Four day workshop
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
2018.10.22 - 2018.10.26
October 22-26, 2018 • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration opens September 2018. Space is limited.
KT Canada Scientific Meeting 2018
2018.06.07 - 2018.06.08
June 7 & 8 - The 2018 KT Canada Annual Scientific Meeting is being held on June 7th & 8th in Vancouver, BC, with the theme "Advancing the methods of patient-oriented knowledge translation research".