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Nominations open for 2014 CIHR-IHSPR Awards

Feb 14, 2014

Each year, the CIHR-Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) recognizes leaders in the health services and policy research community. From trainees to senior investigators, we celebrate researchers who are making a difference. You can promote the experience and talents of your research community by encouraging applications/nominations for the following awards:

CIHR-IHSPR Article of the Year Award ($10,000)
The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) is dedicated to supporting the advancement of health services and policy research in Canada. To this end, we are pleased to launch the 2013-14 competition of the IHSPR Article of the Year Award. The Article of the Year Award recognizes published research that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of health services and policy research in Canada.

Objectives
This award is intended to recognize published research in a peer-reviewed journal that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of health services and policy research in Canada. IHSPR will consider articles related to:

  • Research that demonstrates a clear impact or potential impact on policy, practice, or health outcomes (e.g., decision maker uptake, change management for improved practice);
    OR
  • Research that breaks ground in the way health services or policy research is conducted (e.g., innovations in methodology, novel theory or application of theory, new approaches to existing problems).

To apply for this award, visit the award webpage.

2013 Winners
Dr. Malcolm Doupe (University of Manitoba)
Frequent users of emergency departments: developing standard definitions and defining prominent risk factors. Ann Emerg Med. 2012;Jul(1):24-32.
Dr. Tewodros Eguale (McGill University)
Drug, patient and physician characteristics associated with off-label prescribing in primary care. Arch Intern Med. 2012; 172(10):781-788.

CIHR-IHSPR Rising Star Award ($1,000)
The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) is dedicated to supporting graduate students and post-doctoral Fellows and to recognizing the research excellence and knowledge translation initiatives of these emerging health services and policy researchers at an early stage in their career. The Rising Star Award recognizes the research excellence or innovative knowledge translation initiatives of graduate students (Masters, PhD and Post-doctoral fellows).

Objectives

  • To recognize the excellence of Canadian research and innovative knowledge translation (KT) initiatives of graduate students (e.g. M.A., M.Sc. and PhD) and post-doctoral fellows studying health services and policy research;
  • To recognize research and/or KT contributions for which a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow has had primary responsibility;
  • To promote careers in health services and policy research.

To apply for this award, visit the award webpage.

2013 Winners:
Dr. Noah Ivers (University of Toronto)
Audit and feedback: effectors on professional practice and healthcare outcomes
Dr. Tara Kiran (St. Michaelís Hospital)
The Relationship Between Financial Incentives and Quality of Diabetes Care in Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Alexandra Martiniuk (The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Sydney)
Brain Gains: a literature review of medical missions to low and middle-income countries.

For more information, or to apply for the IHSPR Awards visit the Institute Community Support Program webpage. For more information, contact Liz Drake.


Sponsor:CIHR-Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR)
Posted by:Liz Drake
Web Sitehttp://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/36098.html
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