CHEO places in Top 10 for research spending growth in Canada


Ottawa, Ontario — Friday December 8, 2023

Research at CHEO continues to grow with the CHEO Research Institute (CHEO RI) placing in the Research Infosource Top 10 Winners Circle in spending growth for research in 2023; the only pediatric organization to make it among the top 10.

Overall, CHEO ranked 26th in the Top 40 Research Hospitals nationally, ranking as the 4th pediatric hospital in Canada. Increasing its research spending by 18% over last year, the CHEO RI is committed to investing in the growth and integration of research and innovation across CHEO.

“Investing in research and innovation is crucial to improve health outcomes for the children and youth we serve at CHEO,” said Dr. Jason Berman, CEO and Scientific Director, CHEO Research Institute, and Vice-President of Research, CHEO. “At the CHEO RI, we’re making discoveries and advances in a number of key clinical areas, such as eating disorders, mental health, concussion and respiratory disorders using the latest technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, in order to deliver the right care, to the right kid, at the right time.”

The CHEO RI is affiliated with the University of Ottawa, which ranked eighth nationally for research universities.

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