Primary Healthcare Research Day

September 9, 2020: Due to developments related to COVID-19, PHCRD was not held on June 23 2020.  BRIC NS is offering a virtual poster session on October 29.  Read the details here.

Dear Primary Healthcare Research Community,

Like many, we have been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19. We are committed to supporting efforts to combat this pandemic in our province. Because of this, Primary Health Care Research Day will no longer be taking place on June 23rd in Halifax.
Note that the abstract submissions form and registration forms will be closed. Our team is currently working to refund those who have already registered.
While we cannot host the conference at this time, we are exploring other options to collaborate and share knowledge. Please watch your inbox or watch this page for updates.
Please e-mail with any questions.
We thank you for your understanding.

Open to All
  • Patient Partners
  • Caregivers
  • Community Members and the Public
  • Students
  • Medical Residents
  • Researchers
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Policy and Decision Makers

Keynote Address

Our Keynote speaker for this year’s event will be Dr. Andrew Pinto, Public Health and Preventative Medicine Specialist and Family Physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.


Dr. Pinto completed his residency at the University of Toronto and his Master’s in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing at the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a scientist at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. In 2019 he was appointed Associate Director for Clinical Research at the university of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN). His research is focused on health economics, equity and the evaluation of complex public health interventions.

Please contact with any questions.

Previous Primary Health Care Research Days