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Alan Forster

Adjunct Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES uOttawa
  • Health System Planning & Evaluation Research Program

613-798-5555 Ext. 12777


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  • MSc
  • MD, University of Ottawa

Research Focus

  • Health services research
  • Patient safety

Other Affiliations

  • General Internist and Chief Quality and Performance Officer, Ottawa Hospital
  • Professor, Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Health Research Institute

Recent ICES Grants

  • The FLUID pilot trial

    Principal investigator: Forster A
    Co-investigator: McIntyre L

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Operating Grant
    2015-2016; $99,504

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Early Researcher Awards Program, Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation

    2010: Dr. Alan Forster awarded $140,000 for "The Use of Information Technology to Measure and Improve Health Care Safety." The Early Researcher Awards program gives funding to new researchers working at publicly funded Ontario research centres.

Recent ICES Publications