Who can you reach out to for assistance?
A relational database containing information from TOH’s most important operational information systems (i.e., patient registration system, clinical data repository [labs, pharmacy, radiology, clinical notes], patient abstracts [DAD, NACRS], personnel scheduling system)
Access: TOH (OBIEE) Dashboards (accessed at myHospital Apps)
Core services of the OHRI Methods Centre include: (1) data management, (2) statistical analysis, (3) study design and methodology, (4) systematic reviews and knowledge synthesis, (5) education, (6) health economics.
Note: Consultation and advice are always free; data management is billable; and extensive data analysis (>1 day) is billable. Consultations are initiated via submission of a intake form that allows the Methods Centre to best pair your needs with their staff.
Submit your form to Methods Centre (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The instructions to update your OHRI profile: OHRI Web Profile Instructions 2017
OHRI Methods Center (above), DIME (Department of Innovation in Medical Education (PhD assistance, research assistance ($), annual grants), SERG (Surgical Education Research Group), Education Research Coordinator (DoS)
- Promote and facilitate the use of reporting guidelines
- Assist researchers with other aspects of the journal submission process
- Navigates open access and publication metrics
- Manages transparency processes (protocol registration)
- Meet one-on-one to discuss publication topics
- Tool available for researchers at The Ottawa Hospital to obtain feedback on their completed manuscripts prior to journal submission
- Manuscripts submitted to the network will be cross-checked against their relevant reporting guideline (i.e., a study methods and results check)
Contact: Kelly Cobey PhD (email@example.com)
uOttawa Library Renews Financial Support for Open-access Publishing:
- The University of Ottawa Library has renewed financial support for open-access publishing.
- Papers submitted on or after May 1st, 2017 are eligible for support with particular publishers or via the library shared support scheme (50% of article processing charges are supported).
Contact: Kelly Cobey PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org) for specific discounts available and eligibility criteria
- Assist with external grant applications, by providing review or enabling peer-review
- Provide brief consultation in design, data collection, aggregation, and display of data
- Provide consultation to residents and staff regarding research programs, grants, publications, and abstracts
Contact: Jennifer Artz PhD (email@example.com / 613-737-8899 x75105)
What are the internal sources for research funding?
Announcement (July 11, 2017)
In partnership with the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa, the Department of Surgery is pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Research Program Awards.
Research Program Award Information: 2017 Research Program Awards – Full Description (PDF)
For full information visit: https://tohdos.ca/info-for-researchers/research-program-awards/
Objective: To award the strongest grant proposal from DoS staff surgeons in a live competition
Description: Researchers compete for $20 k for their research project in the Wolves’ Den (i.e., protocols are pre-screened, ranked, and critiqued live by the surgical wolves [experienced researchers]).
Full Details for the 2017 Competition: https://tohdos.ca/research-days/research-half-day/wolves-den/
Guidelines for writing proposals:
All proposals will:
- Be limited to ~500 words (exactly 3000 characters)
- Include headings like background, objective, methods, impact, and budget (overview)
- Be submitted as a single paragraph.
Successful proposals will:
- Articulate how they will lead to high-impact publications and/or further grant funding.
- Demonstrate their impact on patient care
- Describe the impact of the $20 k grant on the project (whose overall costs may exceed $20 k)
Review criteria will include an assessment of the following:
- A clearly articulated and feasible objective
- Level of collaboration and innovation in the proposal
- Design of the methods to address the stated objectives
- Likelihood of impactful publication
- Likelihood of external grant funding
- Impact of an additional $20 k on the project
- The top-3 protocols identified through a pre-competition (~500-word maximum) by expert reviewers
- The top-3 will present (8- 10 min) to the wolves at the DoS Research 1/2 Day
- Wolves will question the presenter about the proposed project
- Winner will be announced at the end of the Research 1/2 Day
2017-18 Innovation Fund Competition – Call for Proposals
TOHAMO is pleased to announce the competition for Year 10 (2017-18) of Innovation Funds. Innovation Funds are awarded to TOHAMO physicians to support the development of new and innovative approaches to healthcare delivery and to provide leadership in the dissemination of new knowledge across the healthcare system.
The current guidelines and documents to assist you with getting started on your submission can be found on the TOHAMO website at www.tohamo.ca or click on the documents below:
Submission Deadline: Monday, October 16, 2017
Submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with Innovation Fund Proposal in the subject line. When your submission has been received, you will receive an acknowledgement email.
Questions: Connie Colasante (613) 761-5274 or email@example.com.
The Joan Sealy Trust is a uOttawa fund created to support translational cancer research, which is to enhance the translation of discovery into improved clinical management of cancer patients.
- Total Funding Available for All Projects: $200k.
- Only 1-Year Projects will be considered. Most funded projects are in the $25-$50k range.
- Previously Funded Projects can be viewed at: http://tinyurl.com/yc2ykzbv
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Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (23:59)
- Include a brief CV for each investigator.
- Indicate the Principal Investigator
- Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Queries: Lynn Crosbie (email@example.com, 613-737-7700 x70343).
The Department of Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the DIME Health Professions Education Research Grant 2017/18.
The goal of this research grant is to support projects that involve scholarship in health professions education within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.
The project may involve any aspect relevant to health professions education including, but not limited to:
- continuing professional development
Value: The maximum amount that will be provided per project is $20,000.00.
Duration: Projects must not extend beyond a three year period (i.e., December 2020).
- Email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “DIME grant submission”
- Deadline: Monday October 23, 2017 at 23:59.
Confirmation of submission will be acknowledged within two business days; please contact the office if you do not receive confirmation within this time period. Late applications, paper submissions and incomplete applications will not be considered. Submissions may be made in either French or English.
For further information: http://med.uottawa.ca/department-innovation/research/healthcare-education-grants