Find out about services that support patient-oriented research, which engages patients and families, clinicians and academic researchers.

What is patient-oriented research?

It is research that:

  • Engages patients as partners (rather than patients as study subjects)
  • Focuses on patient-identified priorities
  • Is conducted by multidisciplinary teams in partnership with stakeholders
  • Aims to apply the knowledge generated to improve health care systems and practices

Get more information on Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR).