Not a secret anymore: Montfort is one of Canada’s top research hospitals

Ottawa, December 11, 2020 – Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, is proud to be on the list of Canada’s most important research hospitals for the sixth year in a row.

top_40_date_2020_0.jpgMontfort entered the ranking of research hospitals in 2015. This year, the hospital is in 37th position in Canada, 17th among Ontario hospitals, and 10th in research intensity among hospitals of the same size in Canada.

This success is possible thanks to the ongoing work of the Institut du Savoir Montfort (ISM), the knowledge institute responsible for coordinating research, clinical internships and continuing professional development at the Montfort.

The ISM now includes 97 researchers, which represents a 10% increase over the previous year, and seven research chairs, including a new research chair in family medicine in partnership with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and the Montfort Foundation, the first of its kind, in French, in Ontario.

In 2019-20, research funding increased by six per cent over the previous year. ISM researchers have been able to move quickly to set up research projects and participate in clinical trials on COVID-19.

Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals List is published by Research InfoSource Inc, a leading information source on research and development in Canada.

About Montfort 

Montfort is Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, offering exemplary person-centred care. Affiliated to the University of Ottawa, the hospital serves over 1.2 million people in Eastern Ontario, in both official languages. The daily actions of the Montfort team are guided by compassion, respect, mutual support, excellence and accountability. In 2019, it was named one of the world’s top 1000 hospitals.

About the Institut du Savoir Montfort

The Institut du savoir Montfort (ISM) make different worlds meet together, connect research and education in order to develop innovative solutions, improve health care, enhance professional skills, and make health services more efficient, accessible and human. Together, we discover and learn in order to advance. Together, bringing knowledge to life!

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The detailed list of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2020 is available on the website of Research InfoSource:

Photos of Montfort are available from our online library.

Information and interview requests:

For the Institut du Savoir Montfort:
Ibtissem Zahzam

Communications Officer

Institut du Savoir Montfort

613-746-4621, ext. 6089


For Montfort:
Department of Communications
Hôpital Montfort
613-746-4621, ext. 2049