2021 Innovation Fund winners
Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Cook (Neurosurgery) and Dr. Sulaiman Nanji (General Surgery) on being announced as 2021 Innovation Fund winners.
Dr. Douglas Cook (Surgery, Neurosurgery) – Linking repeated sub-concussive impacts to neuroimaging in military personnel
Dr. Sulaiman Nanji (Surgery, General) – Development of a risk prediction tool for mortality after non-hepatic surgery in patients with cirrhosis
The AHSC AFP Innovation Fund competition is a collaboration between the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA). It provides short-term (one or two-year) seed funding to support innovative projects that will transform health care delivery in Ontario.
A total of up to $1.2 million is dedicated to the Innovation Fund competition, which is in its fourteenth year. Of the approximately 40 applications SEAMO receives annually, an average of eight projects are funded.