The Chair

The CSSS de Chicoutimi and the Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences formed a partnership to create the Research Chair on Chronic Diseases in Primary Care. The Chair was established thanks to a $500,000 financial contribution by the CSSS de Chicoutimi to the Université de Sherbrooke “Ensemble” Fundraising Campaign.

The Chair falls under the “Innovative Health Interventions” theme, one of nine priority research areas identified in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 2005-2009 Strategic Plan. A further $925,000 award was granted by CIHR toward the creation of an Applied Research Chair on Health Services and Policy Research for 2009-2013 under their Access to Appropriate Care across the Continuum priority research theme.