Awards & Research

February, 2013 – IPAC Award

PATH will be the recipient of the IPAC/Delloitte Public Sector Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership in public policy and management.

February 1, 2011 – CDHA Quality Award

The PATH Clinic team was awarded the 2011 Quality Award for CDHA: gold recognition. The award was presented to co-founders, Dr. Laurie Mallery and Dr. Paige Moorhouse, at the CHDA Quality Summit on May 26, 2011.

The Capital Health quality team awards were created to encourage and reward teams that have shown a true commitment to the improvement of health care with the successful application of quality values and tools.

The PATH program will now be entered into a national quality competition for The 3M Health Care Quality Team Award, which recognizes three important elements: innovation, quality and teamwork.

November 30, 2010 – PATH Recognized as a “Leading Practice”

The PATH program was recognized as a “Leading Practice” by Accreditation Canada in the Capital District Health Authority 2010 Accreditation Report released on November 30, 2010.

As defined by Accreditation Canada: “Leading practices are commendable or exemplary organizational practices that demonstrate high quality leadership and service delivery. Accreditation Canada considers these practices worthy of recognition as organizations strive for excellence in their specific field, or commendable for what they contribute to health care as a whole.”

For more information about Performance Excellence and Accreditation visit the CDHA wesbsite (here) or download a copy of the 2010 Accreditation Survey Report (here)

August 2010 – Evaluating Caregiver Satisfaction with the PATH Process

PATH participants have the opportunity to participate in a research study which aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the PATH clinic. The study is looking at the PATH program experience from the perspective of caregivers. This research will help ensure that patients and their caregiver are receiving the information, tools, and support they need to make informed health care decisions.

Participation in this study is voluntary and involves one additional visit to the PATH clinic. If you are interested in receiving more information about this project, talk to a member of the PATH team, or contact the Research Coordinator, Laura Hamilton, at 473-7295 or

This study is funded by the Capital Health Research Fund and has been approved by the Capital Health Research Ethics Board (CSHA-RS/2011-060).