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HRF Research Team Grant in Virtual Care

Opportunity NameResearch Team Grant in Virtual Care
AgencyHealth Research Foundation
Indirect CostsTBD
Duration3 years
Application due to FSc RO at for full review09-09-2022
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review09-16-2022
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review09-21-2022, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency 09-23-2022
  • To better understand the value of virtual care as an alternative to the current delivery system of primary care.
  • To examine the disparities, barriers, and impact of virtual care experienced by Canadians, including underrepresented groups, and provide solutions to enhance virtual care for these groups.

Under-represented groups may include: visible minorities, women, members of the LGBTQ2+ community, people living with disabilities, as well as First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Advancing policy solutions to better address health and healthcare disparities that have been further highlighted by pandemic is the ultimate goal of this research team grant. 


Research teams must be comprised of researchers or clinician-researchers within eight (8) years of PhD and/or MD award. 

How to Apply

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact your FSc Research Officer

Stefanie Bernaudo
Research Officer
(Biology, Physics & Astronomy, Science & Technology Studies)

Phoebe Tsz-Wai Chan
Research Officer
(Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics)