The “17 year gap”: its origin, evolution and relevancy
April 22, 2022
Alison Hoens - Knowledge Broker, Clinical Professor, and Research Associate at UBC, Arthritis Research Canada, CHEOS
Gayle Scarrow - Director of Knowledge Translation at Michael Smith Health Research BC
This session will explore some key concepts of the literature related to the frequently cited “17-year gap between research discovery and implementation”. Gayle Scarrow and Alison Hoens will highlight their learnings from the methods and messages derived from a selection of the literature and invite participants’ perspectives on the interpretation and implications of this literature.
- to have an understanding of how “the 17-year gap” was calculated
- to have an understanding of literature since the publication of the “17-year gap”
- to appreciate nuances in the literature which influence interpretation of, and implications of, literature related to “the gap”.
- Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Testing the Waters Before Diving In-- Determining the Type of Knowledge Gap and the Readiness of Knowledge to Fill It
- Clinical trials are the gold standard for informing clinical practice. How can decision sciences improve their real-world impacts?
- Clinician-Scientists in Canada: Barriers to Career Entry and Progress
Dr. Lindsay Nettlefold, senior scientist with the Active Aging Research Team at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
Dr. Sarah Munro, assistant professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of British Columbia; knowledge translation program head, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Science; co-director of the Contraception and Abortion Research team
Dr. Sonia Singh, hospitalist physician and osteoporosis consultant, Peace Arch Hospital
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