Seminar Series – November 8, 2018

Dr. Matthew Menear

Embedding KT research within a provincial quality improvement program for chronic diseases in primary care


Dr. Matthew Menear is currently a postdoctoral fellow affiliated with the Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) and the Research Centre on Primary Healthcare and Services of Laval University. He completed his doctoral training within the School of Public Health at the University of Montreal, specializing in the organization of healthcare services. His research focuses on the delivery and organization of mental health and addiction services within primary care and on the engagement of patients and families in their care. His project with INESSS will focus on the development and evaluation of COMPAS-SM, a new patient-oriented intervention designed to promote reflexivity and quality improvement in mental health care within primary care settings in the province of Quebec.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the provincial COMPAS+ quality improvement program and some of its key components;
  2. Describe how different KT research methodologies are being used in different phases of this program;
  3. Summarize the benefits and disadvantages of embedded research within Canadian healthcare agencies like INESSS.


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