Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit


Research/ Consulting Organizations

  • BMU – Biostatistics Methodology Unit (Sick Kids)
  • CADTH – Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
  • CEM – Centre for Evaluation of Medicines
  • CCN/C – Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre
  • CLEAR - The Centre for Excellence in Economic Analysis Research
  • HOPE – Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic (HOPE) Research Centre (Sunnybrook)
  • Health Services/Technology Assessment Text – Web-based resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health care decision making.
  • HTAi – Health Technology Assessement International
  • iHEA – International Health Economics Association
  • ISPE – International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management
  • ISPOR – International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • IWH – Institute for Work and Health
  • NIH HTA – NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme
  • PATH – Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health
  • pCODR – Assessment of Cancer Drugs in Canada
  • PEDE Database – Search the PEDE database at Sick Kids
  • SMDM – Society for Medical Decision Making
  • TASK – Technology Assessment at Sick Kids
  • THETA  – Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative
  • Toronto Rehab – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Ministries/ Foundations

  • AHRQ – Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
  • CCO – Cancer Care Ontario
  • CCOHTA – Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
  • CFI – Canadian Foundation for Innovation
  • Change Foundation – A policy think tank that generates research, analysis and informed public discussion on key and emerging health system issues.
  • CHEPA – Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis
  • CHN -Canadian Health Network
  • CHSR – Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
  • CHSRF – Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
  • CIHI – Canadian Institute for Health Information
  • CIHR – Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • ICES – Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  • MAS – Medical Advisory Secretariat
  • NCIC – National Cancer Institute of Canada
  • NICE – National Institute for Clinical Excellence
  • NIH – National Institutes of Health
  • OHTAC – Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee

Academic Institution

  • CRHE – Centre for Research in Healthcare Engineering, affiliated with the Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto
  • DoPP – Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)
  • Faculty of Pharmacy – Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
  • Faculty of Medicine – Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • HPME -Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Li Ka Shing – Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital
  • McGill HTA – Technology Assessment Unit of the MUHC
  • YIHR – York Institute for Health Research


  • ISPOR Annual Meeting – International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • iHEA – International Health Economics Association