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Registration is open for the 3rd annual Primary Health Care Research Day on June 9, presented by the Collaborative for Research in Primary Health Care (CoR-PHC). Research Day is an opportunity for the primary health care community to come together and discuss the ways that research is impacting primary health care in Nova Scotia.

This year’s event will feature keynote speakers Dr. Jean-Frederic Levesque and Dr. Sabrina Wong and leaders from Primary Health Care and the Department of Family Practice, Nova Scotia Health Authority.  Poster and presentation abstracts are also being accepted.

When: June 9, 2016|8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Atlantica Halifax, 1980 Robie St.
Registration: $100 ($35 for students), deadline May 20, 2016

Registration Form
Abstract Submission Form

For more information about CoR-PHC and Primary Health Care Research Day visit http://www.dal.ca/sites/cor-phc/home.html or email Jessica Nowlan.


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In 2016 the NSHRF will be hosting the Associated Medical Services (AMS) project grant and post-doctoral fellowship program on behalf of AMS. The purpose of this program is to promote scholarship, teaching and public interest in history of health care, disease and medicine.

To learn more about AMS and these funding opportunities, click here.

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The NSHRF is pleased to release the Program Requirements for the 2016 Research Program Competition.  Applications forms for the Establishment and Development/Innovative Grants will be available in the GMS by February 5, 2016.

NSHRF is celebrating its 15th Anniversary.  To celebrate this milestone we are inviting anyone who has received funding or support from the NSHRF to take part in an important study on the impact that this support or funding has had on your career/work. 

  • There are two key questions to be addressed with the Alumni Study:
  • To what extent has NSHRF funding and/or support contributed to the career/work of NSHRF’s alumni?
  • To what extent has NSHRF funding and/or support to the alumni contributed to economic, knowledge and health impacts?

Please click the link below to register as a participant:

NSHRF Alumni Study Registration

If you have any questions or would like additional information about this study, please contact:

Rob Chatwin, Manager Performance Accountability and Evaluation

Phone:  902-424-8292

Email:  Robert.chatwin@novascotia.ca

NSHRF is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers in 2016.

Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers using the same eight criteria as the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs

NSHRF was recognized for its flexible work hours and the generous maternity and parental leave offered to employees. For full details Click Here


The second REAL KT Workshop will inform participants on the creation of creative messaging and the utilization of social media with the end goal of communicating and engaging with key stakeholders. The workshop is open to health care providers, administrators, decision-makers, health researchers, and trainees. For more information Click Here