France Légaré

France Légaré

Degrees, Title/Position:
B. Sc. Arch, MD, MSc, PhD, CCMF, FCMF,
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation,
Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval

Goal Groups/Integration Themes:
Lead - Knowledge Translation, Patient Engagement

Research Description:

The research program is to contribute to sustaining health and well-being in society by supporting high-quality diabetes care. It will focus on scaling up shared decision making by applying it to decision contexts and on building shared decision making capacity among health professionals. More specifically, it will provide diabetes patients and their health professionals with the necessary skills to promote shared decision-making throughout the healthcare continuum. This research is expected to harmonize patients’ expectations with respect to professional practices within the Canadian healthcare system using the best knowledge and evidence available to improve patients’ outcomes while ensuring their safety.

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