Welcome to the

Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network (SAPCReN)


About Us

The Southern Alberta Primary Care Research Network (SAPCReN) is a multidisciplinary collaboration of primary care health providers and researchers working to rigorously address research questions derived from clinical practice.

SAPCReN supports research relevant to the primary care setting, with a wide range of studies relating to topics such as disease prevention and health promotion, screening and early diagnosis, surveillance, and management of various health conditions.

SAPCReN has been operating in Southern Alberta since 2007 and has grown to include more than 300 members and 377,000 patients. 



Recent News and Upcoming Opportunities

Researchers, patients, clinicians, students and policy makers gather  at the SPOR Summer Institute to share insight, connect with colleagues, and promote patient-oriented research. This year, the conference was held in Calgary. For more information about what was presented at this conference, please visit our presentation list

Registration for the International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) is now available! The conference will be held in Banff National Park, Alberta taking place September 12th - 14th, 2018. For more information about this conference, click here.

Abstract submission for The Annual Accelerating Primary Care Conference (APCC) is now open! The submission deadline is July 13th, 2018 at 4:00 pm (MDT). The conference will be held on November 29th-30th at the Westin Edmonton. For more information about this conference, click here

Primary Care Research Networks' Newsletter - March 2018

Website Content

This website provides information on currently active research studies, and previous publications and presentations generated from our research network.

Primary care health professionals from any discipline such as nurses, pharmacists, pediatricians, dentists, and physicians are encouraged to join and participate in this research network, contact us for details.

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