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Primary Healthcare Research Day

Primary Healthcare Research Day, now in its fourth year, is an opportunity for learners, decision-makers, citizens, and researchers from a variety of disciplines to come together and celebrate primary healthcare research happening across the province. Research Day is presented by Collaborative Research in Primary Health Care (CoR-PHC). We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jeannie Haggerty as our Keynote Speaker. Dr. Haggerty holds the McGill University Chair in Family and Community Medicine Research and her domains of research are the factors related to accessibility and quality of primary care, particularly the impact of health system policies and reforms. She is the Nominated Principal Investigator of a Canada-Australia research program that aims to improve access to primary health care for socially vulnerable populations. She is also Scientific Director of the Quebec Primary Health Care Knowledge Network, Réseau-1 Québec. Dr. Haggerty’s goal is to present the public voice! in a clear way to healthcare decision-makers on issues of equitable access and quality of healthcare.

Date: May 17, 2017
Location: Four Points by Sheraton | 1496 Hollis St. Halifax
Registration: $120 ($50 for students)
Deadline to register: May 3, 2017

Call for Abstracts
Students, faculty, researchers, clinicians and other members of the primary health care community are invited to share their finished, ongoing and upcoming research. Abstracts for poster and oral presentations are being accepted until April 7, 2017. These can be submitted through the online form: https://goo.gl/forms/Hr77tcMzfB8vwG822.

This year, Research Day will include a special session intended for a clinical audience. Keynote speaker Dr. Jeannie Haggerty will present on action research to integrate research into the clinical world. Dr. Crystal Todd, Chief, Department of Family Practice (Nova Scotia Health Authority – Western Zone) will present on learnings from the EXTRA Project on developing and implementing an operational framework to integrate a palliative approach into primary healthcare settings.

Thank you to our sponsors: Dalhousie University Office of the Vice-President Research, Faculty of Health Professions and Department of Family Medicine; BRIC NS; Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit; Nova Scotia Health Authority.






Four Points by Sheraton, 1496 Hollis St. Halifax 


All day attendance: $120 ($50 for students); Clinician Breakfast: $25 

Additional Information

Additional information and the registration form are available on the CoR-PHC Website: https://www.dal.ca/sites/cor-phc/primary-health-care-research-day-.html