Interview with Dr. Hudon online!

As part of Researcher’s series of interviews with scientists and how their research can impact medical practice, check out Dr. Catherine Hudon’s interview now.

Catherine discusses one of her research projects which aims to better understand the transitions of care for adults with complex health and social service needs in the community, primary care and hospitals, while combining the experiences of patients and their families, providers and health managers.

To read the interview, click here.

To learn more about her multi-provincial research project and collaborators, click here.

Congratulations Dr. Catherine Hudon!

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Hudon who has just been elected to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)!

The CAHS brings together Canada’s leading scientists and researchers in the health and biomedical sciences to effectively address the major health concerns of the population.

To view Catherine Hudon’s profile, the announcement and the complete list of members elected by the CAHS for the year 2022, click here.

Congratulations again Catherine!

New article online !

This article by Alya Danish, Marlene Karam, Judy Porter, Donna Rubenstein, Véronique Sabourin, Mike Warren and Catherine Hudon describes how the PriCare group (of which V1sages is a member) is integrating patient engagement into its program governance structure. Guided by CIHR’s PARS patient engagement framework, and in order to involve patients in the planning stages of a research project, PriCare uses a program logic perspective based on resources, processes and relationships.
To access the article: https://doi.org/10.3138/cjpe.70805

Congratulations to the Can-ADAPT COVID team !

On July 7th 2022, Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced a $10M investment from CIHR and Healthy Canadians to support a pan-Canadian research team, led by Dr. Andrew Pinto at Unity Health Toronto.

Congratulations to the Can-ADAPT COVID project team, in which Dr. Catherine Hudon of V1SAGES is a co-investigator, for obtaining this important grant!

The research team will study the effectiveness of Paxlovid and other outpatient medications for COVID-19 and provide key insights into whether the treatments prevent hospitalization and long Covid.

Learn more here

New article online !

The article ” Measuring health literacy in primary healthcare: adaptation and validation of a french-language version of the Brief Health Literacy Screening among patients with chronic conditions seen in primary care ” written by Maud-Christine Chouinard, Mireille Lambert, Émilie Hudon, Olivier Dumont-Samson, Catherine Hudon from the V1sages team and colleagues has just been published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

The article is available here: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19137669

Congratulations Dr. Catherine Hudon!


Dr. Catherine Hudon has just been awarded a senior clinical researcher grant from the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec.

On behalf of the entire team, congratulations! It is very well deserved!

The V1SAGES team is pleased to announce that the PriCARE program in Nova Scotia is now led by Dr. Joanna Zed, replacing Dr. Fred Burge.

Dr. Zed brings knowledge from extensive clinical experience and collaboration with Nova Scotia Health.

To learn more about the PriCARE program and its interprovincial team, click here.

To read the news on the Dalhousie University website, click here.

Welcome to the team, Dr. Zed!

Dr. Catherine Hudon (V1SAGES) and Dr. Mylaine Breton invite you to the 4th International Francophone Symposium on Primary Care « À quoi ressembleront les soins primaires de demain ? Innovations, recherches et pratiques »

The hybrid event will take place in person, by invitation, on June 16, 2022 at the Espace 4 Saisons Hotel in Orford and will be accessible virtually to everyone in the morning in Quebec (afternoon in Europe). Consult the link for the day schedule here

If you wish to attend, please confirm your interest by completing the form at the following address https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfoGYwsbUlxC4…/viewform

New article online!

The article “Case Management Programs for Improving Integrated Care for Frequent Users of Healthcare Services: An Implementation Analysis” by Catherine Hudon, Maud-Christine Chouinard, Mathieu Bisson, Astrid Brousselle, Mireille Lambert, Alya Danish, Charo Rodriguez and Véronique Sabourin was recently published in the International Journal of Integrated Care.

To view the article: https://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.5652

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On this day, we would like to highlight the remarkable career of Dr. Catherine Hudon and Prof. Maud-Christine Chouinard, both of whom are internationally recognized for their incredible work to improve the care trajectories of people with complex needs and the efficiency of the health care system.

For several years, Catherine and Maud-Christine have been developing an innovative approach to primary care for decision makers, managers, clinicians and research teams.

The V1SAGES approach aims to provide safe, continuous, accessible, comprehensive and sustainable care to people with complex health needs: physical health problems, mental health problems and/or socio-economic insecurity.

We thank Catherine and Maud-Christine for their contribution to health and nursing sciences!

Full profile of Catherine
Full profile of Maud-Christine

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The V1SAGES research team wishes you a happy new year!