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Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals 2018


Rank Hospital/Hospital Network/Health Authority Research Spending Research Intensity Main Affiliated Research Institute(s)/Centre(s)
2017 2016 FY2017
$000
FY2016
$000
% Change
2016-2017
Researcher Hospital Prov
$ per Researcher
$000
$ as % of Total Hospital Spending
1 1 University Health Network $350,080 $332,000 5.4 $601.5 17.3 ON Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Krembil Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Techna Institute
2 2 Hospital for Sick Children $209,627 $201,484 4.0 $600.7 23.8 ON SickKids Research Institute
3 4 Hamilton Health Sciences $206,950 $171,458 20.7 $454.8 14.2 ON Population Health Research Institute, Escarpment Cancer Research Institute, Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute
4 3 McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) $204,174 $178,823 14.2 $590.1 18.7 QC Research Institute of the MUHC
5 6 Vancouver Coastal Health Authority $145,501 $149,987 -3.0 $365.6 4.3 BC Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
6 7 Ottawa Hospital $136,829 $128,974 6.1 $374.9 9.9 ON Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation
7 5 Provincial Health Services Authority $133,314 $161,939 -17.7 $164.6 4.9 BC BC Cancer Agency/Research Centre, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, BC Centre for Disease Control
8 8 London Health Sciences Centre/
St. Joseph's Health Care London (a)
$123,255 $124,304 -0.8 $616.3 7.8 ON Lawson Health Research Institute
9 9 CHU de Québec - Université Laval $102,306 $96,788 5.7 $311.0 8.6 QC Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec - Université Laval
10 10 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre $91,214 $92,872 -1.8 $288.7 9.2 ON Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Research Academy
11 11 Sinai Health System $88,878 $84,564 5.1 $753.2 14.8 ON Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation
12 12 St. Michael's Hospital+ $77,096 $78,149 -1.3 $370.7 11.2 ON Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
13 13 Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) $73,274 $73,237 0.1 $179.6 7.3 QC Centre de recherche du CHUM
14 14 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health $68,269 $66,806 2.2 $555.0 16.9 ON Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics, Azrieli Centre for Neuro-Radiochemistry
15 15 CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l´île de Montréal $59,584 $54,828 8.7 $272.1 6.8 QC Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital
16 16 Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone $53,969 $51,000 5.8 $148.3 na AB
17 17 Montreal Heart Institute $48,644 $49,329 -1.4 $579.1 23.3 QC Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre
18 18 CHU Sainte-Justine $38,837 $38,201 1.7 $185.8 8.3 QC Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine
19 20 Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) (b) $37,148 $29,211 27.2 $199.7 1.8 MB Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre Department of Research, Concordia Joint Replacement Group/Orthopaedic Innovation Centre
20 23 CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale - site IUSMQ $33,856 $26,545 27.5 $490.7 19.2 QC Centre de recherche CERVO
21 22 CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal $32,554 $27,861 16.8 $561.3 3.6 QC Centre de recherche de l'Hôpital Douglas
22 21 Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec - Université Laval $29,023 $28,050 3.5 $273.8 9.9 QC Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec - Université Laval
23 19 Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone $28,947 $32,021 -9.6 $391.2 na AB
24 25 Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario $26,350 $24,156 9.1 $112.1 8.7 ON Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
25 24 St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton $25,684 $26,116 -1.7 $171.2 4.4 ON Research St. Joseph's - Hamilton, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research
26 CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal $25,252 $25,201 0.2 $135.8 2.1 QC Centre de recherche de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Montréal
27 26 CIUSSS de l'Estrie - Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS) $24,832 $23,732 4.6 $97.4 1.9 QC Centre de recherche du CHUS, Centre de recherche sur le viellissement, Institut universitaire de premiere ligne en sante et services sociaux
28 27 Nova Scotia Health Authority $22,798 $22,468 1.5 $77.3 1.1 NS Maritime SPOR Support Unit, Biomedical Translation Imaging Centre, Atlantic Canada Cancer Research Unit
29 28 CIUSSS du Nord-de-l'Île-de-Montréal $19,944 $16,376 21.8 $181.3 3.8 QC Centre de recherche du CIUSSS du Nord-de-l'île-de-Montréal
30 30 Kingston Health Sciences Centre - KGH Site $17,363 $15,813 9.8 $65.0 3.8 ON Kingston General Health Research Institute
31 29 CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal $15,338 $15,987 -4.1 $62.6 1.3 QC CRIUGM, URDPM, IUJD, CREMIS, CREDITSA, IUD
32 33 IWK Health Centre $14,639 $13,915 5.2 $127.3 5.5 NS Centre for Research in Family Health, Centre for Pediatric Pain Research, MicroResearch International
33 32 Baycrest $14,584 $14,456 0.9 $560.9 9.1 ON Rotman Research Institute
34 34 St. Boniface Hospital $12,931 $12,044 7.4 $380.3 3.5 MB Albrechtsen Research Centre
35 31 Women's College Hospital $12,655 $14,673 -13.8 $316.4 8.3 ON Women's College Research Institute, Women's College Hospital Institute for Health Solutions and Virtual Care
36 35 Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital $11,864 $11,319 4.8 $312.2 13.4 ON Bloorview Research Institute
37 36 The Royal $10,588 $8,956 18.2 $165.4 6.2 ON University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research
38 37 Hôpital Montfort $7,438 $7,706 -3.5 $121.9 3.4 ON Institut du Savoir Montfort
39 39 Health Sciences North $7,143 $7,131 0.2 $89.3 1.5 ON Health Sciences North Research Institute
40 38 Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre $6,769 $7,618 -11.1 $75.2 2.2 ON Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute

Notes:
  1. Data were obtained through a survey or from financial statements. Information for Ontario was coordinated in part through CAHO (Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario).
  2. Research spending includes all funds (direct and indirect) spent on all sources (internal and external) to support research.
  3. Researchers include full/part-time researchers/scientists/investigators/clinician-researchers with a faculty appointment who actively conduct research.
  4. FY2016 figures may have been adjusted as more accurate information became available.
  5. Data are provided for the main hospital/health network/health authority including their affiliated hospitals and research institutes/centres, where applicable.
+Not current name
na = Not available
(a) Research spending amounts were combined as these hospitals have one research institute.
(b) Data for St. Boniface Hospital were not included with WRHA.






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