Hospital-Enabled Research and Education
We will elevate Ontario’s health system by more deeply integrating
hospital-enabled research and education.
Hospital-enabled research and education positively impact health outcomes and health
system improvement. Hospitals undertake research that will enable new, life-changing
innovations in patient care and prepare us for the future by training and cultivating
the next generation of health care professionals.
In 2020, the OHA embedded a focus on academic matters into its core functions to support
members in a new way –
sector-wide collaboration in health research and education. Over
the next few years, this important work will be grounded in forward-thinking, actionable
A fully integrated health research and care delivery system across Ontario that drives
sustainable and transformational science, clinical excellence, health equity, and an
agile, diverse workforce of scientists and innovators.
Collaborate inside and outside hospital walls to educate and train health professionals
that Ontario needs to deliver exceptional patient care and build a high-performing
health care system.
Well-integrated and networked research and learning environments across Ontario’s
hospitals will support the development of globally influential science and
transformative health outcomes. They will also help future health care professionals
acquire the knowledge, skills and experiences required to work within new models of