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Knowledge Translation

  1. What is Knowledge Translation (KT?)

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  1. Where can I learn more about KT or access KT-related services?

CHRIM has a strong relationship with the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation’s (CHI) Knowledge Translation platform, which specializes in:

  • KT research
  • Integrated and end-of-grant KT
  • Patient/citizen engagement
  • Knowledge exchange, application and dissemination.

Learn more about CHI’s KT platform and the services they provide here.

  1. What KT-related projects are currently underway at CHRIM?

TREKK, or Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids, is a national initiative aimed at working closely with staff, administrators and consumers to understand the existing knowledge gaps, needs and priorities in pediatric emergency medicine. TREKK supports knowledge mobilization to bridge the research-to-practice gap and raise the overall standard of care for children visiting general emergency departments. Read more about TREKK here.

Shit Happens is an integrated KT (iKT) initiative that partners members of a parent-created Hirschsprung’s Disease (HD) social media community with clinicians and researchers. The joint effort seeks to address the most important information needs of families caring for children living with HD by involving all relevant stakeholder to guide research efforts. Read more about Shit Happens here.