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Available Tools to Develop Capacity for Patient-Oriented Research in BC

When: Wednesday, Jul 10 2019
Time: 12:00 pm Pacific Time / 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Join us to learn more about a number of initiatives that are designed to enhance skills and promote the concept of patient-oriented research (POR). In the session we will highlight:

  • The Patient-Oriented Research Curriculum in Child Health (PORCCH), a series of self-directed online modules that will be freely available

  • The Patient-oriented Research Repository (PoRR), an online matchmaking tool to connect UBC-affiliated POR investigators with students interested in gaining valuable practical experience

  • CHILD-BRIGHT's 2019 Summer Learning Series which builds capacity in POR through a series of online webinars

  • CHILD-BRIGHT's Training Innovation Fund which supports the development of unique POR training outputs.

Presented by: Dr. Colin Macarthur & Pierre Zwiegers

Colin Macarthur (MBChB, PhD) is currently a Senior Scientist in the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program. Dr. Macarthur is a Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. His area of research interest is the epidemiology and prevention of childhood injury.

Pierre Zwiegers (MSc) currently coordinates the training and capacity developing efforts of the CHILD-BRIGHT SPOR Network.