November 24 2015
Bond University medical researcher Professor Paul Glasziou and a team of eight investigators from the Bond University, the University of Sydney and the University Laval have been awarded a $2.4 million grant from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to study ways to improve the uptake of new research findings by General Practitioners (GPs).
Working alongside Professor Glasziou will be Tammy Hoffmann, Chris Del Mar and Jenny Doust from Bond University’s CREBP; Lyndal Trevena, Kirsten McCaffery and Professor Glenn Salkeld from University of Sydney; and France Légaré from University Laval, Canada.
Click here to read more about the grant.
November 16 2015
As part of World Antibiotics Awareness Week, from November 16 to 22, 2015, the Cochrane UK website highlighted work by the Université Laval's Canada Research Chair in Implementation of Shared Decision Making in Primary Care by posting a video and a decision-support tool from the DECISION+2 study. DECISION+2 showed that training of health professionals in shared decision making reduced overuse of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections.
Here are the links for the Cochrane UK website along with those to access the video and the decision-support tool :
November 13 2015
Le Fil, the newspaper of the Université Laval community, showcased the work of our team on its front page on November 12, 2015. The article underlines our work on decision aids for prenatal screening for trisomy 21.
Click this link to access the article in Le Fil
November 11 2015
The Population Health and Practice Changing Research Group of the CHU de Québec is pleased to welcome Pr. Paul J. Barr, Assistant Professor at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI), for a conference entitled "The Preference Laboratory: Petit à petit, l'oiseau fait son nid".
Pr. Barr is interested in the development and implementation of fast, frugal and scalable interventions to promote patient and family engagement in care, and measures that can be used to routinely assess the patient experience.
When: Monday November 23, 2015, 12h à 1h30 PM
Where: Room D6-725, Hôpital Saint-François d'Assise
Click here to see the handout of the conference
November 10 2015
Our team contributes to an article published in "BMC Research Notes" entitled : Family physicians'intention to support women in making informed decisionsabout breast cancer screening with mammography: a cross-sectional survey.
Authors: Kiyang LN, Labrecque M, Doualla-Bell F, Turcotte S, Farley C, Cionti Bas M, Blais J, Légaré F.
Follow this link to access the article
October 22 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Rénald Bergeron, dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Université Laval and professor of Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine of this faculty for many years, who is the 2015 family physician of the year, granted by the CQMF.
For further details please see : http://cqmf.qc.ca/fr/octrois-bourses/medecin-de-famille-de-l-annee.php
October 21 2015
Junior researchers are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship opportunity in HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES SYSTEMS, KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION AND IMPLEMENTATION. This position is sponsored by the recently created SUPPORT Unit funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services (http://unitesoutiensrapqc.ca/english/ ).
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your research accomplishments and the names and addresses of three references familiar with your professional skills to Dr. France Légaré at email@example.com .
Click here to view the full offer handout
September 29 2015
Congratulation to Dr. Dawn Stacey, a close collaborator of the chair, who was recently named a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. The College is Canada`s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. It will comprise a fourth entity within the Royal Society of Canada. The members of the College are Canadians and permanent residents who, at an early stage in their career, have demonstrated a high level of achievement.
For further details please see : http://www.rsc-src.ca