About ISM-Research

Doing research with you, for you

Our Mission

To improve the health1 of the population, especially Francophone communities, by leading collaborative research programs centred on the needs of patients and participants in health care and services (families, caregivers, health professionals, administrators, policy planners and decision-makers).

Our Vision

To become the national leader in research on the organization of services, prevention, detection and treatment of physical and mental comorbidities through collaborative research.


1Health is defined not only as the absence of illness or infirmity, but as a comprehensive state of physical, mental and social well-being (World Health Organization).