Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation


Our mission: providing health professionals and their patients with the necessary skills to promote shared decision-making throughout the healthcare continuum.

News

You will find in the present section the latest news regarding the Canadian Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation

Publication

Samira Rahimi publishes a protocol on a mobile app for shared decision making about prenatal screening

Under the supervision of France Légaré, the protocol entitled An Analytical Mobile App for Shared Decision Making About Prenatal Screening: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Research Protocols. This protocol hypothesizes that shared decision-making (SDM) for prenatal screening could be facilitated by decision tools based on mobile technology.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 10/10/2019

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Publication

Samira Rahimi publishes a protocol on a mobile app for shared decision making about prenatal screening

Under the supervision of France Légaré, the protocol entitled An Analytical Mobile App for Shared Decision Making About Prenatal Screening: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Research Protocols. This protocol hypothesizes that shared decision-making (SDM) for prenatal screening could be facilitated by decision tools based on mobile technology.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 10/10/2019

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Chair's editor-translator Louisa Blair is finalist for Governor General's Literary Award

Louisa Blair, the English-language editor and translator for the Chair, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Governor General's Literary Award for translation for her translation of Robert Lepage's play 887 published by House of Anansi Press.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 08/10/2019

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Publication

Chair's editor-translator Louisa Blair is finalist for Governor General's Literary Award

Louisa Blair, the English-language editor and translator for the Chair, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Governor General's Literary Award for translation for her translation of Robert Lepage's play 887 published by House of Anansi Press.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 08/10/2019

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Our team publishes an article on the pitfalls of scaling up evidence-based interventions in health

The article is entitled The pitfalls of scaling up evidence-based interventions in health, and was published in the journal Global Health Action. The authors aim to enhance awareness of the various pitfalls to be anticipated when planning scale-up of an intervention, and which could explain why scaling up does not often produced the desired results.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 02/10/2019

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Our team publishes an article on the pitfalls of scaling up evidence-based interventions in health

The article is entitled The pitfalls of scaling up evidence-based interventions in health, and was published in the journal Global Health Action. The authors aim to enhance awareness of the various pitfalls to be anticipated when planning scale-up of an intervention, and which could explain why scaling up does not often produced the desired results.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 02/10/2019

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Award

Mentored by France Légaré, family physician Dr Jean-Sébastien Paquette researches patient-oriented PBRNs thanks to FMOQ Letter of Agreement

Dr. Jean-Sébastien Paquette is one of only four family physicians in Quebec to obtain the 2019-2020 Letter of Agreement No. 250 from the Fédération des médecins omnipraticiens du Québec (FMOQ). The purpose of the letter is to set up specific remuneration arrangements for physicians recognized as family medicine researchers. It also aims to support the career development of aspiring researchers and to improve working conditions for researchers in family medicine.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 24/09/2019

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Mentored by France Légaré, family physician Dr Jean-Sébastien Paquette researches patient-oriented PBRNs thanks to FMOQ Letter of Agreement

Dr. Jean-Sébastien Paquette is one of only four family physicians in Quebec to obtain the 2019-2020 Letter of Agreement No. 250 from the Fédération des médecins omnipraticiens du Québec (FMOQ). The purpose of the letter is to set up specific remuneration arrangements for physicians recognized as family medicine researchers. It also aims to support the career development of aspiring researchers and to improve working conditions for researchers in family medicine.

By Titilayo Agbadje, 24/09/2019

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Activity

France Légaré participates in US-Canada PCORI Palliative Care Learning Network team meeting

Since 2016, the 9 teams funded by the transnational (US-Canada) Community-Based Palliative Care Delivery Program for Adult Patients with Advanced Illnesses and their Caregivers (under the umbrella of PCORI, the Washington-based Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute), have been meeting annually to discuss experiences and to learn together. They met again in September. 

By Titilayo Agbadje, 19/09/2019

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France Légaré participates in US-Canada PCORI Palliative Care Learning Network team meeting

Since 2016, the 9 teams funded by the transnational (US-Canada) Community-Based Palliative Care Delivery Program for Adult Patients with Advanced Illnesses and their Caregivers (under the umbrella of PCORI, the Washington-based Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute), have been meeting annually to discuss experiences and to learn together. They met again in September. 

By Titilayo Agbadje, 19/09/2019

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Tools and training

You will find in the present section the tools and trainings developed by the team of the Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation

Shared decision making tools

In order to facilitate shared decision making implementation in different health contexts, these tools are available in different formats and for different types of knowledge users.

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Professional training


Our team specializes in training healthcare professionals by helping them developing the skills that will allow them to promote patient participation in decision making.

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Our team


Research team: Chairholder, Master's students, Doctoral students, Postdoctoral students, Research professionals, Collaborators ...

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Our mission

Providing health professionals and their patients with the necessary skills to promote shared decision-making throughout the healthcare continuum.

Vision

Acting as a premier training and support center and to be a cutting-edge implementation research group that helps healthcare professionals, both across Canada and abroad, to implement shared decision-making in a clinical setting.

Objectives
  • To identify primary healthcare professionals needs in order to promote strategies that encourage patients to participate in decision-making. In other words, to foster shared decision-making;

  • To assess the impact of shared decision-making on healthcare professionals and on patients.

Values
  • Professional integrity and ethics

  • Excellence and continued improvement

  • Innovation and creativity

  • Rigor and respect


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