The George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation’s (CHI) mission is to ensure the latest health research and evidence are translated into improvements to care and outcomes for Manitobans. As a partnership between the University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, CHI collaborates with clinicians, researchers, leaders, and policymakers to generate and apply patient-oriented research in the health system and health policy environment to improve care and outcomes for Manitobans.

Research Manitoba is a provincial funding agency, which provides funds for research in the health, natural and social sciences, engineering, and the humanities in Manitoba through a number of grants and awards programs from funding received from the Province. The partnership between Manitoba and the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba helps build the excellence of research within the Institute and augments our investments in research.

Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY Centre) houses several partner agencies that provide specialized, community-based medical and social services for children and youth with disabilities and special needs. Clinicians and university researchers are encouraged to conduct research at SSCY Centre. Visit their website,, to learn more and to apply for research access!