Entries by Rebecca Mercer

Call for Expressions of Interest: Indigenous Leadership Circle in Research

The three federal granting councils and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (TC3+) are recruiting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples’ members to join the newly created Indigenous Leadership in Research Circle. The Circle will advise and support the TC3+ during the implementation of their joint strategic plan for strengthening Indigenous (more…)

Canadian Cancer Statistics: A 2020 special report on lung cancer

The recently released 2020 special report on lung cancer provides statistics on lung cancer incidence, mortality, survival and prevalence in Canada. Where relevant, statistics are presented by sex, age, geography, stage, histology and time. The report also includes contextual information about lung cancer prevention, screening, treatment, disparities and stigma. This special report (more…)

Responses to Stakeholder Feedback re: CanREValue Interim Policy Report now available!

As part of a broader engagement strategy, the CanREValue Collaboration has launched a stakeholder consultation process. Earlier in 2020, the CanREValue Collaboration undertook public stakeholder consultation regarding the Interim Policy Report developed by the CanREValue Working Groups. From this consultation, we received 21 constructive submissions from a diverse set of (more…)

Recruiting: The Ottawa Hospital – Jr. Health Economist

Posting Date: October 19, 2020 Closing Date: October 28, 2020 For full details and to apply on-line, please visit http://www.ohri.ca/Careers/Details.aspx?CareerID=1483 Job Description: Duties and Responsibilities: • Design and undertake health economic analyses of health care interventions using various methods such as state-transition, microsimulation, and discrete event simulation models as well as regression analyses, (more…)

Position Opportunity: Research Associate in Child Health Evaluative Sciences

To find out more or to apply online for this position please visit: https://career.sickkids.ca:8001/psc/CRPRD/CAREER/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=12982&PostingSeq=1& Position Description:  The Child Health and Evaluative Sciences (CHES) program at the Hospital for Sick Children is seeking a Research Associate. CHES is a team of multidisciplinary faculty and staff with a core mission to conduct (more…)

Ontario Drug Policy Research Network – Student Training Program

Find out more online at https://odprn.ca/about-the-odprn/student-training-program/ The ODPRN Student Training Program aims to engage with students to develop capacity in drug policy research in Ontario. Trainees involved in this one-year collaborative program will work towards obtaining a drug policy training research certificate through the ODPRN. Through this program, trainees will (more…)

Health Economics Opportunities with CPAC

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has openings for a Health Economist and a Health Economics Fellow. Health Economist Closing Date: September 21, 2020 This position is part of the Partnership’s Cancer Systems, Performance and Innovation Division. This division drives improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations (more…)

Participants Needed: Have your say in the evaluation of CAR T-Cell Therapy

Stakeholder engagement in an economic evaluation of CAR-T cell therapy: improving economic evaluation with stakeholder-specific input  Principal Investigator: Dr. Justin Presseau Co-Principal Investigators: Dr. Kednapa Thavorn Co-Investigators: Dr. Natasha Kekre, Dr. Harry Atkins, Dr. Doug Coyle, Dr. Dean Fergusson, Mr. Terry Hawrysh, Dr. Ian Graham, Dr. Brian Hutton, Dr. Jeremy (more…)