Let’s work together to shape the future of palliative care.

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The Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative is a national network of researchers, healthcare providers, community stakeholders, and patient and caregiver partners who are passionate about palliative care research.

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Are you interested in learning more about palliative care research?

Visit our patient page to learn more about palliative care research, access a list of resources, or search through studies that you or your loved one may be eligible to participate in.

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Are you interested in joining our research collaborative?

Explore research studies, discuss ideas and projects with colleagues from across the country, and connect with potential collaborators.

Elderly woman with short white hair
Are you interested in learning more about palliative care research?

Visit our patient page to learn more about palliative care research, access a list of resources, or search through studies that you or your loved one may be eligible to participate in.

Smiling doctor in white lab coat
Are you interested in joining our research collaborative?

Explore research studies, discuss ideas and projects with colleagues from across the country, and connect with potential collaborators.

“The Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative, funded by Health Canada, is an important network of expertise and researchers, which supports a variety of projects focused on improving patient and caregiver experiences. This is a foundational piece in improving availability and quality of palliative care for Canadians, making sure good care will be available if and when they need it.”
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos
Canada’s Minister of Health

Our research objectives guide us in shaping the future of palliative care.

Improve Clinical Practice

Evaluate emerging and innovative strategies for improving pain and symptom management, including psychosocial care.

Improve Service Delivery

Evaluate models of palliative care delivery across disease trajectories to identify best practices that lead to improvements in patient satisfaction, quality of life, and cost-effectiveness.

Data Standardization

Build palliative care research capacity and infrastructure through improved data standardization and sharing.

Foster Collaboration

Create a research platform to allow researchers to find collaborators for multi-site studies or for helpful feedback to improve protocols and grant proposals.

The PCPCRC Seed Funding Competition

Providing growth and development opportunities to the next generation of investigators in palliative care.

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May 5, 2024
OUTLOUD Study Published in the CMAJ
Resources
A collection of infographics, webinars, and more showcasing the work of PCPCRC members across Canada, created in collaboration with our in-house Knowledge Translation Coordinator.
Study Summaries
Brief summaries of PCPCRC members’ projects and findings.
Patients and Caregivers
Members