Association of Medical Microbiology
and Infectious Disease Canada

l’Association pour la microbiologie
médicale et l’infectiologie Canada

    

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Association of Medical Microbiology
and Infectious Disease Canada

l’Association pour la microbiologie
médicale et l’infectiologie Canada

AMMI Canada Clinical Research Network

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PURPOSE

The AMMI CRN is:

  • A network of medical microbiology and infectious diseases professionals (launched in 2018) who collaborate to advance and promote quality clinical medical microbiology and infectious diseases research
  • Committed to building a network of local and international experts in the field
  • Dedicated to providing training opportunities for advanced trainees and students in medical microbiology and clinical infectious diseases research

VISION

To lead the conduct and dissemination of high quality, collaborative clinical research aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of infectious diseases for all Canadians.

SCOPE

The AMMI CRN will foster investigator-initiated research inquiries into infectious diseases and will strive for open collaboration with other networks and stakeholders interested in advancing knowledge and outcomes in this field.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  1. Work collaboratively towards high impact research that will improve medical microbiology and infectious diseases.
  2. Ability to attend twice annual meetings to learn about new and existing research projects and provide feedback.
  3. Opportunity to lead research projects of interest and network with collaborators across Canada.
  4. Receive feedback from the diverse expertise and constructive advice of the CRN membership.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

Who can become a member?

  • The AMMI CRN is an open membership group that collectively promotes and assists in the implementation of diverse research projects.
  • Membership is open to all healthcare professionals, researchers, and trainees with an interest in medical microbiology and infectious diseases research who are based in Canada.
  • Membership in AMMI Canada is NOT required to become a member in AMMI CRN.

What does the membership include?

  • Membership includes registration costs to the two annual (Spring and Fall) AMMI CRN meetings, broad collaboration, the services of our committees and access to additional resources through the member-only website.

Membership categories

  • AMMI Canada member
  • Non-AMMI Canada member
  • Trainee (undergraduate, graduate, clinical trainees, etc.)
AMMI Canada members DO NOT need to apply. AMMI Canada members are to send their request to have the CRN membership added to their existing membership profile to membership@ammi.ca.

MEETING INFORMATION AND DATES

Purpose of meetings

  • The purpose of CRN twice annual meetings are for researchers to share and discuss research findings, to exchange ideas and insights, and to network for collaboration and career development.
  • New projects and ongoing projects at key milestones will be presented for feedback from colleagues. This can serve as an informal peer review that can help members to develop, clarify and refine research plans.

NEXT MEETING

CRN Fall 2024

Date:TBD

For more information, please contact crn@ammi.ca.

AMMI Canada thanks the CCCTG Network of Clinical Trials Networks for support of the CRN with funding for a 0.5 FTE research coordinator to support annual meetings and catalyze the development of early stage research programs.