compassion at its core
Healthcare practitioners, leaders, educators, and medical historians:
Join a one-of-a-kind group. With our funding and support, you’ll contribute to a rich body of work and advance inquiry, system change, and your career.
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
Featured news, events, resources
AMS Healthcare Announces New Podcast Series
We are announcing the launch of our new podcast series Good Tech, Compassionate Healthcare, that will explore the convergence of technology and compassion in healthcare today. We host conversations between leading researchers, scientists, and healthcare providers as they confront the challenges in our healthcare system, especially in the face of the pandemic. Join us as…
These six talented scholars will assist Canadians in understanding our rich medical history by studying past practices and philosophies related to human health, healthcare, and disease
In this best-selling book, 28 outstanding Canadian healthcare leaders confront the technological challenges threatening Canada’s current and future healthcare system. Use our discount code and order your copy today!
These 11 exceptional individuals, from across multiple disciplines, have been selected as innovators and leaders to steward the changes ahead in healthcare.
Get funding for your research and projects in:
- Compassion and healthcare technology
- The history of medicine
See what's available through our grants, fellowships, awards, and other project support
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.
What our friends and funding recipients say about us
“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.”
AMS 2020 Fellow, Laura Desveaux, “I’m grateful that AMS sees the value in supporting my research to create a vision for the future of compassionate digital care.”