Dr. Kimberlyn McGrail, a professor at the University of British Columbia and Scientific Director of HDRN, will deliver a special webinar to McGill researchers about the newly created Health Data Research Network (HDRN) on December 1, 2020.
The virtual presentation will provide an overview of who is involved in HDRN Canada, how the network operates, and objectives for and progress on their work building the SPOR Canadian Data Platform. The SPOR CDP, and its Data Access Support Hub, will provide new supports to researchers who are interested in using routinely-collected data for multi-jurisdictional research. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A period. Register now >>
Incorporated as a non-profit corporation in 2020, Health Data Research Network Canada (HDRN Canada) connects individuals and organizations across the country to share expertise, identify opportunities for collaboration, and foster innovation in ways that respect public expectations and Indigenous data sovereignty. Access to multi-jurisdictional data allows researchers to address health challenges that cross boundaries, leading to advances that help develop innovative solutions and build Canada’s international leadership in the health field.