Public Notice of Intent

Academic Health Centres and Clinical Research


Designation Number: HSO 13002:2018

Standards notification on a: New Standard

Type of Standard: Health Education Standard

Standard Number: TBD – New Standard

Status: Open for comment (15 days)

Responsible Technical Committee: TC024 – Academic Health Centres and Clinical Research

Scope: (Please note this standard is withdrawn from development) HSO’s Academic Health Centres and Clinical Research Standard aims to promote standardized and effective governance and leadership of education and research activities in Academic Health Centres. The standard criteria are grouped into two sections based on these functions: 1) Education; 2) Clinical research.

Project Need: The standard is being developed to provide academic health centres with guidance on how to ensure quality and safety within their unique institutional context; policy makers a blueprint for the requirements to designate academic health centres in their jurisdictions; and external assessment bodies with measurable requirements to include in assessment programs.

Proposed Timeline: The standard for Academic Health Centres and Clinical Research will be published on the HSO website and appropriate portals by the end of July 2018 (31/07/2018).

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Contact Information: Organizations interested to support the development of this standard or wanting to be consulted as a stakeholder during the development process may contact us at Individuals, including patients, providers, health leaders and the members of the public are encouraged to provide comments through stakeholder organizations.


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