Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2018
Spotlight on Hospital Research Activity





Research Infosource shines the spotlight on hospital research activity for FY2017: Researcher Intensity (Research Spending per Researcher) and and Hospital Intensity (Research Spending as % of Total Hospital Spending)

Researcher Intensity (Research Spending per Researcher)
Rank Large $000   
1    London Health Sciences Centre/St. Joseph's Health Care London $616.3   
2    University Health Network $601.5   
3    McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) $590.1   
Rank Medium $000   
1    Sinai Health System $753.2   
2    Hospital for Sick Children $600.7   
3    CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal $561.3   
Rank Small $000   
1    Montreal Heart Institute $579.1   
2    Baycrest $560.9   
3    CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale - site IUSMQ $490.7   
Hospital Intensity (Research Spending as % of Total Hospital Spending)
Rank Large %   
1    McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) 18.7   
2    University Health Network 17.3   
3    Hamilton Health Sciences 14.2   
Rank Medium %   
1    Hospital for Sick Children 23.8   
2    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 16.9   
3    Sinai Health System 14.8   
Rank Small %   
1    Montreal Heart Institute 23.3   
2    CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale - site IUSMQ 19.2   
3    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 13.4   
Notes:
  1. Data were obtained through a survey of research hospitals and from financial statements. Information for Ontario was coordinated in part with 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. Hospital size categories are based on Fiscal 2017 total hospital spending: Large = more than $1 billion; Medium = $400 million to $1 billion; Small = less than $400 million.
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