National Hub in Capacity Development for Patient-Oriented Research

Learn, Share, Empower, Make a difference

PASSERELLE is dedicated to anyone interested in patient-oriented research.

Who we are

A national training hub that participates in the collective efforts to develop and strengthen patient-oriented research


What we do

We are committed to the practice of patient-oriented research

PASSERELLE trains and supports anyone (patients, healthcare professional, researchers, students and others) with the necessary knowledge, skills, and resources to conduct high-quality research that is meaningful and relevant to the needs and priorities of patients and users of health and social services.

Our capacity development initiatives include patient engagement and orientation, scholarships & fellowships, mentorships & networking, training & tailored learning pathways, and consultation and guidance services.

About patient-oriented research (POR)

For whom

We welcomes any and all learners!

A learner is any individual eager to learn and engage with patient-oriented research, including:

  • Patients and their loved ones, caregivers, and community members;
  • Researchers and academic leaders;
  • Undergraduate and graduate students, clinical and post-doctoral fellows;
  • Clinicians, health and social service professionals and their organizations;
  • Healthcare administrators and policymakers.

Regardless of your background or expertise, if you have an interest in patient-oriented research, we invite you to contact us. 

Together, we strive to make a meaningful impact on patient-oriented research, by fostering collaborative learning and knowledge-sharing. Join us today!

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How we do it

At PASSERELLE, we empower individuals and organizations through various resources and activities:

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