Albertans4HealthResearch provides a space where we can collaborate, learn and innovate to advance the science and practice of Patient Engagement in Patient-Oriented Research.

We are passionate about the meaningful engagement that can happen through support, mutual respect and inviting diverse perspectives. We believe that by working together with patients, caregivers, family members and friends with personal experiences of health issues or the healthcare system, we can make healthcare research more accessible and relevant to all Albertans.

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Join Us To Work Together on Patient-Oriented Research Projects

Establishing the Alberta PROMs and EQ-5D Research and Support Unit (APERSU) Patient Engagement Network

Co-creating knowledge mobilization activities to address pregnancy-related near-miss events and deaths in Canada

Advancing Equitable Access to Cancer Care and Palliative Care with Racialized People with Advanced Cancer: Patient and Family Advisory Council opportunity for People of Latin American descent

Kaye Competition: Letter of Intent, Patient Reviewers

Patient Engagement in the RESILIENCE Trial

Interpretation of Responses to Quality-of-Life Questionnaire in Palliative Care

HEARTS Study: Helping Enable Access and Remove Barriers To Support Young Adults with Mental Health-Related Disabilities

Forward with Dementia

Feasibility of an app-based walker fitting and gait training education program for older adults

Exploring Health System Integration of Public Health and Primary Care in Alberta (Patient Co-Investigator)

Comparing impacts of donor human milk to formula supplement of full-term infants who are born via caesarean section: A patient-oriented, clinical pilot randomized controlled trial

Co-developing a sleep education resource for youth with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) and behaviours of concern

Your Mental Health Journey: Empowered to Track Your Recovery

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Land Acknowledgment

The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit operates on and acknowledges the lands that are the traditional and ancestral territory of many peoples, presently subject to Treaties 6, 7, and 8. Namely: the Blackfoot Confederacy – Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika – the Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, Stoney Nakoda, and the Tsuu T’ina Nation and the Métis People of Alberta. This includes the Métis Settlements and the Métis Nation of Alberta. We acknowledge the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit who have lived in and cared for these lands for generations. We make this acknowledgment as a reaffirmation of our shared commitment towards reconciliation, and as part of AbSPORU’s mandate towards fostering health system transformation.