Developing novel methods to study drug safety and effectiveness
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McGill University Health Centre

Who We Are

CAN-AIM is a team of members that form a CAnadian Network for Advanced Interdisciplinary Methods for comparative effectiveness research.

We are lucky to have the expertise of international collaborators from some of the most prestigious institutions in Europe and in the United States. Our CAN-AIM DSEN team is a pan-Canadian, highly inter-disciplinary network of researchers providing complementary clinical and methodological expertise.



CAN-AIM Member Diversity

  • Geographic Location

    The current Team is truly pan-Canadian, as it includes 35 investigators from 13 Canadian universities, located in 6 provinces of Canada.

  • Stages of Academic Career

    This coast-to-coast Team represents all stages of an academic career, from a post-doctoral fellows and recently Assistant Professors, to mid-career Associate Professors, and Full Professors, including Canada Research Chairs, Chairs of University Departments and Hospital Divisions.

  • Committee Structure

    The CAN-AIM organizational structure includes seven committees. Each committee has a specific agenda and set of responsibilites.

    View Committee Structure

  • Scientific Expertise

    The Team members provide expertise in all areas of research essential for the conduct of prospective studies of comparative effectiveness and safety of medications, including:



Member Locations


  • Pharmaco-epidemiology & pharmaco-vigilance
  • Epidemiological methods
  • Biostatistics
  • Health services research
  • Health economics & pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical psychology & treatment adherence
  • Bioinformatics

Clinical expertise in areas including:

  • Arthritis
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Infectious diseases




Member's Universities


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