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Table 1 Supports and services for researchers and patients at The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

From: Facilitating and supporting the engagement of patients, families and caregivers in research: the “Ottawa model” for patient engagement in research

  For researchers—office of patient engagement in research activities (OPERA) For patients—patient and family advisory program (PFEP)
Consultations Protocol guidance, methods support Guidance on attending meetings with research teams, and advising as a patient partner
Education Foundations of patient-oriented research, educational seminars led by local experts in the field Foundations of patient-oriented research, hospital and research orientation
Hospital resource navigation Identification of contacts for internal patient committees, human resources, and the Ottawa Health Science Network Research Ethics Board Supports for navigating compensation, human resources, and the Ottawa Health Science Network Research Ethics Board