• Academy Maps a Pathway Towards Implementation Science Growth

    The Matching and Advisory Program for Implementation Science (MAPS) will support the development of health professionals and researchers by matching them with an advisor who is either a Implementation Science Academy Fellow or a or leader within the Academic Implementation Science Network at the University of Sydney. Program lead, Dr Mitchell Sarkies, describes MAPS as ... Read more

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  • University Brings Together Implementation Science Fellows

    The event was organised by the Faculty of Medicine and Health Academic Implementation Science Network. Its convenor, SHP Implementation Science Academy Co-lead Associate Professor Leanne Hassett, says the Network aims to enhance translational research and, specifically, implementation science expertise across the University of Sydney and Sydney Health Partners member organisations. “The vision of the Academic Implementation Science Network is to ... Read more

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  • Masterclass Helps to Bridge the Gap Between Evidence and Practice

    The two-day event mixed lectures with discussions and group work, to support health professionals and health researchers to develop innovative research concepts that align with current clinical problems.The Masterclass covered key facets of implementation science, such as implementation theories, models and frameworks, as well as methodology development, including study design selection and implementation strategy determination. ... Read more

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  • Third Round of Implementation Science Pilot Grants Announced

    It’s the third round of the pilot grants program, which was launched by SHP in 2020 with the aim of helping research teams develop competitive applications for further funding. Co-lead of SHP’s Implementation Science Academy, Dr Heather Shepherd, says the grant review panel was impressed by the high quality and diversity of the applications. “The ... Read more

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  • Implementation Science Academy Announces Inaugural Fellows

    Seventeen people have been made Fellows of the Academy, including five who received funded Research Translation Fellowships from Sydney Health Partners in 2021. The honorary titles have been conferred as recognition of their knowledge, skills, and success in translating and implementing research evidence into health practice and policy. Academy leader Dr Mitchell Sarkies says the ... Read more

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  • ISHCA Grows in 2023

    With the theme “Scale, sustain, success,” ISHCA 23 was headlined by international leaders in the fast-developing discipline of implementation science. Associate Professor Rachel Shelton from Columbia University in New York presented on the importance of sustaining evidence-based interventions after they have been implemented in health service settings. Professor Jeremy Grimshaw from the University of Ottowa, ... Read more

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  • Implementation Science Research Needed to Mainstream Genomic Care & Precision Medicine

    In an article in the December 2022 issue of the Medical Journal of Australia, members of SHP’s, Genomic Medicine and Precision Partnerships Clinical Academic Group (CAG) said that while the recent addition to Medicare of funding for new genomic diagnostic tests and therapies is welcome, there is a need to bridge the gap between what ... Read more

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  • ISHCA Returns in 23 – this time in person!

    The second Implementation Science Health Conference Australia (ISHCA 23) will bring together leaders in implementation science and practice to share successful innovations and insights on how to sustain evidence-based healthcare improvement at scale. The in-person event will be held at the NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre in Sydney, with the theme Scale Sustain Success, and ... Read more

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  • New Implementation Science Team Takes the Reins

    Dr Sarkies has moved to The University of Sydney from Macquarie University, where he was part of the team at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation. He joins fellow leaders in implementation science at SHP, Dr Heather Shepherd from the University’s Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Associate Professor Leanne Hassett from the ... Read more

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  • Registrations Now Open for ISHCA 21

    Registrations are now open for Implementation Science Health Conference Australia 2021 (ISHCA 21) to be held online 24-26 November.   Health systems continue to be challenged by systematic differences in the health status and outcomes of different population groups. Join national and international experts in implementation science, health systems and health equity as they explore ... Read more

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  • Implementation Science Grant Program Returns for 2021

    Building on the success of the inaugural program in 2020, SHP is once again providing four $25,000 grants for essential work pilot testing the implementation of an evidence-based intervention, program or innovation into practice.  Sydney Health Partners funded four pilot projects in 2020, but the high quality of applications subsequently attracted funding from Sydney Local ... Read more

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  • Save the Date: ISHCA 2021

    Health systems continue to be challenged by systematic differences in the health status and outcomes of different population groups. The inaugural Implementation Science Health Conference Australia 2021 (ISHCA 21): Ensuring Equity Through Engagement and Research will bring together international and Australian leaders in implementation science – including Sydney Health Partners, Maridulu Budyari Gumal SPHERE and ... Read more

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