PaCER learners are community members
PaCER graduates work as patient research partners
PaCER learners produce research
This research evidence brings the patient and community voice into health system planning, practice and policy.
PaCER graduates work as patient advisers
PaCER creates a new collective patient-informed research voice.
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News and Updates
March 31, 2021
PaCER 2021 Training Program Launches
Twenty-four students join UCalgary Continuing Education Certificate in Patient and Community Engagement Research (PaCER) program, forming 4 research cohorts which include: Chronic Pain, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, E-mental Health and Indigenous Life Promotion.
Nov. 18, 2019
PaCER Founder Receives UCalgary Peak Scholar Award
Dr. Nancy Marlett, PaCER Co-founder/Director and Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Professor at the University of Calgary, received a Peak Scholar award from the University at a ceremony on November 6, 2019. This award was in recognition of her vision in creating PaCER. UCalgary’s Peak Scholar’s program not only recognizes the works of colleagues at the University, it also aims to inspire others to pursue innovation as part of their scholarly activities.
Oct. 29, 2019
PACER Advisory Group Member Recognized with YYC Top 7 Over 70
Proof that age is just a number, Board Chair Dr. John Lacey PhD, DIC, RANS, CE, CCT, recently received a Calgary Top 7 over 70 award for his remarkable work and achievements in the areas of the arts, health science and education.