Opportunity to Choose a New Network Name!

Please complete the survey link below

As a member of the SPOR Primary Care Research Network community, you are invited to vote on a new and improved name for the Network!

Please vote by selecting your first, second or third choice, or indicating that you are impartial or vote no on the name suggested.

Note: our current name is the SPOR Primary Care Research Network (SPOR PCRN/SPOR PCR Network) | Réseau de recherche en soins primaires de la SRAP (RRSP de la SRAP/Réseau RSP de la SRAP).

The deadline to vote is Wednesday, November 2nd! Please go to the link below and ensure that your voice is heard:

https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/PFYVTZK

Call for Collaborators!

CASCADES support for sustainable healthcare innovations

CASCADES is seeking proposals from teams of health professionals, administrators, and/or leaders in the Canadian healthcare system who wish to collaborate with CASCADES on service delivery or system design innovations that reduce the climate impact of healthcare or the healthcare system and may also increase climate resilience in their settings.  

Expressions of interest are now open and are due January 31, 2023. Learn more about the types of support and how to apply.  

Yukon SPOR Unit Health Summit

Registration details are now available!

The Yukon SPOR Support Unit will be hosting their first ever annual health summit on November 9th and 10th. The summit will be an opportunity to prioritize all ways of knowing, being, and doing. They will be discussing First Nations’ health priorities in the Yukon; OCAP and trust building; and First Nations data sovereignty. They have also invited colleagues from SPOR Units across the country to demonstrate unique knowledge translation approaches that were adopted in past projects. They hope to spark ideas and a vision for how to build the health research community within the Yukon.

Registration for the inaugural Yukon SPOR Health Summit is now open. To register, please click on the below link: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwof-CgqTMuGtEdLs1m-vuTXj7eh92TC-D5

This event will be hosted in-person at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, in Whitehorse, Yukon. Due to limited in-person capacity, Gunta Business is facilitating the event via Zoom. There will also be virtual community hubs set up in Dawson and Old Crow.

For event information, including updates on the event agenda, please visit the Facebook event page here:  https://tinyurl.com/Yukon-SPOR

Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) Network Summary Report

Phase 1 report and infographic published

We are very pleased to share a recently published report and infographic which summarize the accomplishments and impacts of the PIHCI Network during Phase 1 of our funding from CIHR. The successes and strengths of the Network that are highlighted demonstrate how far we have come, and form the foundations on which we which we will continue to build. Special thanks to the SPOR Evidence Alliance for their help in developing these materials! 

[Read the report  |  View the infographic]

Community of practice and communications platform for the Network – Please join!

PCRN Connect

Please join our community of practice and communications platform PCRN Connect! The goal of PCRN Connect is to provide a space in which Network members can communicate about research initiatives, share knowledge translation activities and opportunities, and develop partnerships and collaborations. Hosted on TimedRight, this initiative is undertaken in collaboration with the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Join today at: https://sporpcrnconnect.timedright.com/

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Follow us on Twitter and YouTube!

SPOR PCRN on social media

Follow SPOR PCRN on Twitter to learn about events and activities taking place across the Network! And subscribe to our new YouTube channel to access all our podcast recordings and where you’ll soon be able to watch all of our Learning Series webinars.

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PCRN Email List

Get news from the SPOR PCRN

Sign up to join the SPOR PCRN mailing list to stay up to date on all our latest news. Feel free to invite your colleagues to do the same!

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