Table 3

Knowledge translation and exchange strategy

AudienceEnd-of-grant KTE strategy
Scientific community (eg, researchers, academics)Present results at scientific conferences in epidemiology and spine research (eg, Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Society of Epidemiologic Research, EUROSPINE)
Submit manuscripts to relevant high-impact, peer-reviewed journals (eg, Spine Journal) for open access publication
Researchers, knowledge usersDraft 1-page research briefs to be circulated to: (1) Knowledge Translation Canada (reaches >2000 researchers and knowledge users in Canada) and (2) the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance (reaches >250 researchers and knowledge users in Canada and abroad)
Healthcare professionals, researchers, general publicDraft 1-page research briefs to be posted on Knowledge Translation Program website at St. Michael’s Hospital, and circulated to Health Quality Ontario, low back pain models of care (Inter-professional Spine Assessment and Education Clinics, Primary Care Low Back Pain Pilot), Choosing Wisely Canada
General public, communityPost key messages through Twitter campaign
  • KTE, knowledge translation and exchange.