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March 1, 2023. Pascaline Kamning Tala and I are proud to announce that we have obtained funding through a competition from the Institut du Savoir Montfort to conduct a research project entitled “Socialization of new partner patients in collaborative health teams: a bidirectional learning approach“. This project – in line with other current projects – will receive $ 40,000 over two years (2023-2025). We can’t wait to start!

January 28, 2023. It is with pleasure that the journal Current Psychology informed us that the article titled The moderating role of support for innovation in sub-Saharan African healthcare teams: a multilevel perspective will be published in its pages. Thanks to my co-authors Valéry Ridde, Laurence Touré and Abdourahmane Coulibaly for their precious contribution!

Brigitte Lefevbre-OkankwuOctober 1, 2022. It is with great pride that we welcome Brigitte Lefebvre-Okankwu, master’s student at the Telfer School of Management. She will lend us a hand on the “atypical” project. In addition to being a great sportswoman, she demonstrates an undeniable talent for research. Welcome Brigitte!

September 15, 2022. The paper The Feasibility of a Primary Care Based Navigation Services to Support Access to Health and Social Resources: The Access to Resources in the Community (ARC) Model has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Integrated Care. Thanks to Simone Dahrouge for her leadership and to the entire team!

July 6, 2022. The article Managing small projects in large healthcare organizations has finally appeared in the International Journal of Project Organization and Management. Thanks to Prof. Muriel Mignerat and Monika Jasinska for the excellent collaborative experience.

May 4, 2022. The team submitted a request to Montfort’s Ethics Review Board for our SSHRC project titled Socialization of atypical newcomers in innovation project teams. We are eager to start collecting data.

Logo SSHRC CRSHApril 8, 2022. Results from SSHRC are in and our team placed 2nd out of 26 projects! We will benefit from a 95 682$ grant (2022-2024) to undertake the Socialization of atypical newcomers in innovation project teams project!

April 1, 2022. Pascaline Kamning Tala took part in the Journées Montfort 2022 by giving the presentation entitled Process of integrating patient partners into health work teams: success and failure factors.

February 1, 2022. An article I collaborated on with colleagues from la Santé publique de Montréal titled Healthcare professionals’ longitudinal perceptions of group phenomena as determinants of self-assessed learning in organizational communities of practice was accepted for publication in BMC Medical Education.

October 1, 2021. After many months of hard work Francine Tremblay, Chantal St-Cyr, Pascaline Kamning Tala, Isabelle Gaboury and I finally submitted our research project to SSHRC. Now all we have to do is wait until April…

September 12, 2021. Isabelle Gaboury joins us on the Socialization of atypical newcomers in innovation project teams project. She is a seasoned researcher who will bring a lot to the project. Welcome Isabelle!

June 30th 2021. Francine Tremblay, Chair of the Conseil des patients partenaires de l’Hôpital Montfort joins us on the Socialization of atypical newcomers in innovation project teams project. Welcome Francine !

June 16, 2021. Chantal St-Cyr joins Pascaline and I on our SSHRC project titled Socialization of atypical newcomers in innovation project teams. Chantal is Manager Quality and Patient Experience at Montfort Hospital. Thank you Chantal!

March 1, 2021. I am pleased to report that Pascaline Kamning Tala PhD is starting a post-doctoral internship. We will be working, among other things, on the integration of patient partners in health teams and research teams. Welcome Pascaline !

February 22, 2021. Thanks to excellent teamwork, Muriel Mignerat, Monika Jasinska and I had our article Managing Small Projects in Large Healthcare Organizations accepted in the International Journal of Project Organisation and Management.

February 6, 2021. Happy to report that The role of gender, profession and informational role self-efficacy in physician–nurse knowledge sharing and decision-making is accepted for publication in Journal of Interprofessional Care. It was great to work with you Ivy Bourgeault, Robin Hebert and Marie-Josée Fleury !

January 17, 2021. Marie-Josée Fleury and I just published A multilevel study of patient-centered care perceptions in mental health teams in BMC Health Services Research. Thank you Marie-Josée !

December 11, 2020. Josée Lafontaine – a student I supervised in her Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the Telfer School of Management – has won the Michel-Lalonde prize for her exceptional leadership qualities. She will now be Ambassador for the program. Congratulations Josée!

November 12, 2020. The article titled A Systematic Review of Social Service and Community Resource Interventions Following Stroke is accepted for publication in Disability and Rehabilitation. Congratulations Katrine Sauvé-Schenk for your work as first author!

October 1, 2019. We submitted an ethical request to the Queensway Carleton Hospital for the Access to Social Services for Low-Income Stroke Survivors: Understanding Usual Practices in Acute Care and Rehabilitation Project.

April 1, 2019. We submitted an ethical request to The Ottawa Hospital for the Access to Social Services for Low-Income Stroke Survivors: Understanding Usual Practices in Acute Care and Rehabilitation Project.

February 15, 2019. Katrine Sauvé-Schenk obtained a professor position at the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa. Congratulations Katrine and thank you for all your work within the Chair.

December 1, 2018. We started a systematic review: The effectiveness of in and out patient social service interventions on the access and use of health and social services for stroke survivors discharged to the community. The purpose of this review is to find which interventions are most effective in referring people who have had a stroke to social services and community resources. The plan of our systematic review was saved with PROSPERO (PROSPERO 2018 CRD42018116679)

October 1, 2018. We submitted a request to the ethics committees of Hôpital Montfort and the Bruyère Research Institute for the project Access to social services for stroke survivors living in low income: understanding practices usual in acute care and rehabilitation. The goal of this project is to better understand what are the usual practices of health professionals in relation to the referral of people who have had a stroke and who live, or are at risk of living, in a situation of low income towards social services or community resources.

June 18, 2018. Very happy to serve as a reviewer for Implementation Science!

June 15, 2018. I gave the first edition of our study’s collaborative workshop based on a multisource perspective of complex systems in health service delivery. I want to thank the patients and personnel from the Family Birthing Centre as well as Dr Martin Lauzier for his important support.

May 7, 2018. I gave the opening lecture of the symposium The transfer of knowledge in genetics: from the population to the clinic [French] held at the 86th ACFAS conference. It was entitled Theoretical and Practical Framework for Knowledge Transfer: An Approach Based on Work Psychology [French]. Thank you to Karine Tremblay (ECOGENE-21 Clinical and Translational Research Centre), Marie-Ève ​​Blackburn and Camélia Dubois-Bouchard (ÉCOBES) and Ann-Lorie Gagnon (Université de Montréal) for inviting me.

April 30, 2018. I had a great day at Laurentian University where I gave a morning presentation on the theme of Patient Partners in Health Service Optimization Teams and Research Teams. In the afternoon I gave a workshop on risk management in research projects. I would like to thank Dr. Alain Gauthier, Director of the Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CRaNHR) and Dr. Tammy Eger, Chair of the Center for Research in Occupational Health and Safety (CROSH) for inviting me.

April 17, 2018. I am pleased to have been appointed Adjunct Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. Thank you to Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Director of Research and Graduate Programs, for supporting my nomination.

March 7, 2018. Thanks to the exceptional work of Dr. Céline Gélinas, we submitted a grant application to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research entitled Managing Pain in Collaboration in the Intensive Care Unit (MPIC-ICU): A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial.

January 9, 2018. Today Ursula Dika and François Chiocchio met with about 10 health professionals from the surgical unit at Hôpital Montfort to initiate the Medication Reconciliation Project. We are excited to get started!

Katrine Sauvé-Schenk
Katrine Sauvé-Schenk

January 8, 2018. Today marks the beginning of Katrine Sauvé-Schenk’s post doctoral internship. She joins the team after a very competitive selection process. Welcome Katrine!

Mind the Heart logoDecember 1, 2017. I got to facilitate a workshop today for a group of researchers, practitioners and patients of the Mind the Heart project. They are working on the implementation of mental health services following a cardiac event in men.

November 28, 2017. The University of Ottawa honored the researchers who distinguished themselves this year. I was there with several others, including Pascal Imbeault, who also holds a Montfort Research Chair.

November 8, 2017. Montfort Hospital’s first meeting of its Research Consultative Committee was very exciting. Thanks to Denis Prud’homme for his leadership.

November 1, 2017. Ursula Dika (Coordinator) presented the Medication Reconciliation Project to the staff of the Family Birth Center at Montfort Hospital. The optimization team is now up and running!

ARC logoOctober 25-26, 2017. Important 2-day meeting with all of the ARC project team. It’s great to meet face to face and prepare the next stage of our Access to Resources in the Community and Navigator study.

October 18, 2017. Monika Jasinska successfully defended her master’s thesis titled Project Management Practices in Small Projects: Five cases in a Canadian Hospital Setting. You did a great job Monika! Muriel Mignerat and I were very proud to supervise you.

October 13, 2017. Ironically, it was while I was attending a conference on leadership in Brussels that I made a presentation at Montfort Hospital. Thanks to web-conference technology I discussed project teams and project success with Nathalie Boudreau’s group. Nathalie – who has an MBA and is a PMP® – is Director of change and project management. Thanks to everybody for accommodating my schedule and being there at 8:30 am!

Ron Turner, François Chiocchio – 15/09/2017

September 15, 2017. I has happy to meet with Ron Turner (photo) and his colleague Tracie Smith at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center. I was there with Jacinthe Savard and Katrine Sauvé-Schenk to deliver a workshop on active offer to managers. The pilot study is under way!

July 28, 2017. Launch of this web site!

Ivy Bourgeault, François Chiocchio et Craig Kuziemsky le 30 mai 2017
Ivy Bourgeault, François Chiocchio, Craig Kuziemsky – 30/05/2017

May 30, 2017. The Telfer School of Management held a panel discussion featuring the school’s three research chairs in healthcare, including this one! The panel was moderated by Dr. Ken Farion of the Faculty of Medicine and the CHEO Research Institute. Healthcare for Millennials: Opportunities and Challenges brought together an audience of approximately 80 healthcare professionals, students and researchers.

May 10, 2017. The job posting for the postdoctoral researcher position is up! I am looking forward to meet as many candidates as possible.

April 20, 2017. I attended the McGill forum on health to share on implementation sciences.

April 12, 2017. Today we held a collaborative consultation sponsored by CNFS. The goal was to set up the research agenda on access to healhcare for members of francophone minorities. Thanks to all the participants!

April 6, 2017. I was part of a panel discussing Teamwork in a Digital Economy. The moderator was Tim Lougheed, President, Canadian Science Writers’ Association. I shared the stage with Magda Donia, Assistant Professor at Telfer School of Management, Amir Rahnema, Global Organization Design Leader, Deloitte Canada, and a coauthor of Deloitte annual’s report on human capital trends in Canada, andRandy Giffen, MD, Healthcare Solution Architect, IBM Canada. I discussed teamwork and technology from the perspective of the organization of health services.

January 24, 2017. There was quite a buzz at Montfort Hospital and at the Telfer School of Management for the launch of the Chair. Exciting day! My Chair and Pascal Imbeault’s (on Physical and Mental Comorbidities) were launched simultaneously. Diana Koszychi’s Chair is operating since 2012. We were all celebrating today.

Pascal Imbeault, Diana Koszycki and François Chiocchio on January 24, 2017.
Pascal Imbeault, Diana Koszycki, François Chiocchio – 24/09/2017

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