Who we are:
PERC is a well-established network of health care researchers at 15 Canadian Children’s Hospitals that is dedicated to improving care in pediatric emergency medicine through multi-centre research. PERC has a track recording of producing results that matter. Our network was honoured with a “2011 CIHR-CMAJ Top Achievements in Health Research Award.”
- To create new knowledge through research involving clinical and epidemiological studies in pediatric emergency medicine.
- To mentor new investigators and fellows in developing research projects.
- To enhance the image of pediatric emergency medicine as a credible academic discipline with its own research agenda.
- To pool the expertise of researchers and develop cohesiveness between centers involved in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine.