compassion at its core
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Our Focus Areas
These two areas foster a Canadian healthcare system that's advancing technologically, while staying rooted in compassion and an understanding of our medical history. In each area, we support crucial activities in research education, leadership, and clinical practice.
Bringing compassion into modern, technology-driven care
The history of medicine
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“What lessons can we learn from history to help shape the future of healthcare in Canada?” AMS Healthcare is Canada’s main source of support for the history of medicine, a discipline broadly defined as the study, analysis, and interpretation of past practices, philosophies, and/or epistemologies related to human health, healthcare, and/or disease or the education…
The design of our physical spaces matters more to psycho-social states of well-being than ever previously imagined. This report aims to understand the stock of rental apartment buildings (in Toronto) that qualify as NORCs.
These seven remarkable individuals, and their multidisciplinary teams, will help transform healthcare by ensuring that technologies are enabling of healthcare’s compassionate purpose.
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- Compassion and healthcare technology
- The history of medicine
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We're proud to share outcomes from a high-profile research community that's improving healthcare. Our resources come from AMS-sponsored researchers and project leads. Find research papers, briefing documents, articles, and videos to help you move your work forward.
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“As a Hannah Chair, I will work to promote the discussion of the inherent, constitutional, Treaty and international rights of all Indigenous Peoples and communities; and the protection of traditional knowledge and medicines from appropriation.”
“I’m thrilled to partner with AMS to study responsible innovation and artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. Responsible innovation encourages us to engage a wide range of stakeholders to understand technology’s implications, including any unintended consequences.”