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Research Supports and Funding

Research at the Department of Family Medicine is a broad (and growing) area of focus. To help research projects initiate, expand and share knowledge, we provide a number of resources that have been designed to help our faculty, our staff and the broader primary care research community.

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Pilot Research Project Funding Learn More

The departments funds pilot projects (maximum $5,000 each) for faculty members to conduct research in primary care, palliative care and medical education.

Research Knowledge and Skill Builder Sessions Learn More

We offer monthly in-services to continue to build the research capacity of faculty and staff across the department.

TRAction: A Toolkit for Research in Action Learn More

A curated collection of resources mapped to the steps of the research process from project design to implementation and knowledge translation.

Research Group Learn More

People are at the heart of our research. We have made strategic investments to build a highly skilled staffing infrastructure to support and promote innovative primary care research involving over 15 distinct research teams.

Research Advice Café

Senior researchers offer mentorship to faculty members who are less experienced in research, providing advice and support to develop their research idea. Email to connect.

Primary Care Research: A Pathway for Learning

This open-access online course guides learners through four steps to enhance their primary care research skills using a curated selection of tools from TRAction: A Toolkit for Research in Action. Learners can complete all four steps or select the modules that meet their specific learning needs. Please email to access the course.

Health Sciences Library Learn More

Additional research supports are available through the Health Sciences Library for access to books, journals and e-resources and consultations with a librarian for literature search and review.