Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit (KER)

Linking better evidence with the patient experience to improve care

The KER Unit focuses on translating the best available research evidence into clinical practice through evidence synthesis, investigating the patient-clinician encounter as well as quality of care research.

KER Unit theme areas

  • Knowledge Synthesis Research: Conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
  • Evaluation Research (Wiser Choices Program): Developing of new methods, improve the clinical encounter, and research designed to improve clinical decision-making.
  • Quality of Care Research: Identifying strategies to improve care processes in a manner consistent with the best available evidence.