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We facilitate evidence-based research, knowledge sharing and clinical practices that improve healthcare outcomes for older Canadians living with frailty, their families and caregivers.

CFN Training Program Update

CFN Alumni Collaboration
One of our 2016 Fellowship online collaborative projects examined healthcare practitioners’ self-reported perspectives about the use of frailty scores in an acute care setting, under the guidance of group mentor Dr. Rachel Khadaroo. The group continued to collaborate following the completion of their CFN Fellowships, resulting in the publication of “Surgical frailty assessment: a missed opportunity” in BMC Anesthesiology. Congraulations to Gilgamesh Eamer, Jennifer Gibson, Chelsia Gillis, Amy Hsu, Marian Krawczyk, Emily MacDonald and Reid Whitlock!

HQP abstracts from the CFN 2017 Conference were published in the Canadian Geriatrics Journal in September 2017:  Canadian Geriatrics Journal, Vol 20, No 3 (2017). DOI:

CFN recently undertook a Training Program Needs Analysis Survey. Results are being examined, but click here for some preliminary highlights.

Interested in our Summer Student or Fellowship Programs? Follow us on Twitter (@CFN_NCE) as the 2018 competitions will be announced shortly.