AMS Healthcare Announces 2023 Compassion and Artificial Intelligence Grant Recipients

AMS Healthcare is very pleased to announce the 2023 awardees in our Compassion and AI Grants funding program. These eightremarkable scientists in our 4th cadre of recipients, and their multidisciplinary teams, were selected by an external expert review panel and join the twenty-two other projects we have funded since its inception in 2020. Their collective work will help transform healthcare by ensuring that technologies are enabling of healthcare’s compassionate purpose.

This innovative granting program supports research, knowledge translation and spread and scale activities. It has been designed to promote collaboration across disciplines and professions, and to engage the healthcare community in the exploration and evaluation of topics related to compassion and technology.

The work of these teams will innovate care delivery while keeping the key tenet of compassionate care at the core.” states AMS CEO Helen Angus “While they are grants for small projects, they develop concepts which are then ready for significant spread andscale and impact to the system.”

Flora Nassrallah
BSc, MSc, PhD, Research Associate, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute Inc.

Using machine learning-based techniques to explore predictability of progressive hearing loss in a pediatric population

Tejal Patel
BSc, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor and Co-Director, Master of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Program at the University of Waterloo

Integrating automated medication dispensers, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction: A pilot pre-post mixed methods study

Quynh Pham
BSc, MSc, PhD, Scientific Director and Scientist, University Health Network (Centre for Digital Therapeutics)

Empowering family-centered and culturally compassionate digital healthcare for patients and families living with heart failure

Paula Rowland
MA, PhD, Wilson Centre Scientist at Medical Education, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Scientist, The Institute of Education Research at University Health Network

Synthesizing health information systems and matters of care: A meta-ethnography on the effects of health information systems on carer identities


RDCS, CRCS, MH Sc, BSc, Cardiac Sonographer & Professor, Mohawk College

Building compassionate practitioners for the future: Leveraging simulation-based learning in cardiac sonography education

AMS Healthcare works to advance a compassionate healthcare system by investing in leaders, convening stakeholders, supporting research, and funding innovative projects. Our work supports and learns from our rich history of healthcare.

More than a million dollars in funding is available on November 1st for the 2024 Compassion and AI funding program including grants like these and the new AMS Healthcare Leadership Fellow in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence program.