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PIRN Mission

We work with children and families to generate evidence that improves care and outcomes for hospitalized children in general paediatric settings. We build research capacity through mentorship and collaboration.

PIRN Vision

We achieve the best quality of care and health outcomes for children hospitalized in general paediatric settings.

PIRN Values


Child and family centred care


Inclusivity and collaboration

Capacity building

Who does PIRN exist to Serve?

We serve Canadian children and their families, clinicians, researchers, hospital leaders and decision makers.

What is PIRN trying to accomplish?

We are a Canadian research platform that is developing evidence to improve care and

outcomes for hospitalized children in general paediatric settings.

Why does PIRN exist?

To advance clinical practice in the care of hospitalized children and advance the field of Paediatric Hospital Medicine.

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