PhD Opportunity: The use of Health Technology Assessment in publicly funded health systems

The Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University is inviting applications to consider entry into Dalhousie’s PhD Health program. This is an exciting opportunity to work with Dr. W. Dominika Wranik in the area of Health Technology Assessment, with particular focus on the application of HTA to policy questions in publicly (more…)

Funding Fair and Sustainable Cancer Programs and Services in British Columbia: A Deliberative Public Engagement

  Funding Fair and Sustainable Cancer Programs and Services in British Columbia: A Deliberative Public Engagement In Canada, provincial governments are responsible for funding health care.  When it comes to cancer, they are responsible for supporting patients and families through the full range of cancer programs and services, including prevention, (more…)

Research Participation Wanted – Patients & Survivors of Colorectal Cancer

Please help ARCC Researcher Mary de Vera understand the information needs of patients and survivors of colorectal cancer if possible! Dr. Mary de Vera of the University of British Columbia is taking on the cancer she herself was treated for – read more about her story in the Globe and (more…)

CONNECT Study is recruiting patients and survivors of colorectal cancer

Share Your Voice! We are helping promote a research study conducted at the University of British Columbia by Dr. Mary De Vera, who is a survivor of colorectal cancer. Mary was awarded an ARCC Seed Grant in support of this work, and we are happy to see the project is (more…)

Call for Nominations – Chair of the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board

The Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (OCREB) Advisory Committee, on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), is calling for nominations for the Chair of OCREB. The position is part-time (up to two days per week) and would take effect September 1, 2019. (more…)

Postdoctoral Fellowship: UBC, Health Sciences Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

EXPLAIN-yCRC is a project funded by Canadian Institute of Health Research that is led by Dr. Mary De Vera. The project involves linkage of British Columbia’s rich data resources including a population-based cancer registry and administrative health databases on outpatient visits, hospitalizations, vital statistics, and all prescriptions to conduct epidemiologic, (more…)

Webinar – Health Economics for Non-Economists, Friday Oct. 26th @ 1:00pm EST

ARCC Methods Webinar – Add this meeting to your Calendar (iCal) Topic of presentation Health Economics for Non-Economists Date & Time Friday October 26, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm (EST) 10:00am – 11:00pm (PST) 2:00pm – 3:00pm (AT) Presenters Ms. Jaclyn Beca, Manager – Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario Mr. (more…)

Drug Pricing Policy Summit – Travel Awards Available for ARCC members

Click here for Travel Award Application BioCanRx HQP, Network Investigator and ARCC Travel Award RE: Drug Pricing Policy Summit, Toronto, November 13-14, 2018 Summary The BioCanRx mission is to build and foster a network that accelerates Canada’s most promising biologically based cancer therapies into clinical trials. Canadian scientists and students (more…)

Call for Expressions of Interest: Ontario Provincial Lead – Health Systems Funding

Click here for a downloadable copy of this job posting ROLE TITLE: Provincial Lead, Health System Funding REPORTS TO: Vice President, Planning and Regional Programs LOCATION: Downtown Toronto Subway location on University Ave TIME COMMITMENT: 2 days per week (This is an amendment. This position was previously posted with a (more…)

IARC Fellowships for Cancer Research

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization. The objective of the IARC is to promote international collaboration in cancer research. The Agency is inter-disciplinary, bringing together skills in epidemiology, laboratory sciences and biostatistics to identify the causes of cancer (more…)