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St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has once again been ranked among the most research-intensive hospitals in Canada for 2020. The latest rankings were published today by Research Infosource.

As a medium-sized hospital, St. Joe’s was ranked at number 27 on the list of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals, which includes large hospitals as well.

In terms of spending per researcher for medium-sized hospitals, St. Joe’s advanced to rank 7 – up from rank 8 in the previous year. St. Joe’s also held its place at rank 7 for research spending as a percentage of total hospital spending.

For Ontario hospitals, the data used for ranking are obtained from the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) and based on the 2019-2020 academic year.

The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton reported an increase in publication output of 8 percent, at 1215 research papers, from the previous year’s statistics.

The City of Hamilton is home to Canada’s leading health sciences research cluster. The Synapse Consortium has played a key role in the steady growth of The Research Institute of St. Joe's, facilitating opportunities to expand research and development with many local partners.

The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton administers all research performed within the Hospital, overseeing the work of more than 200 researchers and their teams. Learn more about research at St. Joe’s here.


Learning: St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is a university research and teaching hospital where life-changing research and innovation benefits patients, where we educate the world’s best, and create a healthier community. Learn more about St. Joe’s Strategic Plan here.


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