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"I was often surprised by what my patients told me they valued most. If I had never asked the question, I would never have known what their priorities were and what support they needed to reduce their suffering."

 Dr. Sara Davison

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An Independent Man

"I went from being myself to barely living...unable to function"

It's My Choice

"That was one of the main things I really appreciated...that I was given the option of choice."

Jack and Jody

"Where I can still live and be without pain, that is what I am trying to do"

Making Sure Patients' Voices are Heard

Understanding Your Perspectives to Better Meet Your Needs

You can help!  You can share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees. We value and need patient and family input during all our projects and hope that you will consider helping our team.

The Kidney Supportive Care Research Group aims to improve the lives of patients with advanced kidney disease and their families. We hope to do this with you and your family’s help to better understand your perspectives and goals so we can better meet your needs. This may  include the development of education materials for patients, training for health care providers and creating new guidelines.

Are you interested in helping? For more information you can contact us by email at kscrg@ualberta.ca or by phone at (780) 492-0926.

Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees

Vision: To help people enjoy life while living with advanced chronic kidney disease by becoming a world leader in kidney supportive care research and clinical innovation.

Kidney Supportive Care Research Group (KSCRG)  l  Mailing Address: 8-105 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, 11350 83 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G3  l  Email: kscrg@ualberta.ca  l  Phone: (780) 492-0926 l  Fax: (780) 407-8117

Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees
Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees
Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees
Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees
Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees
Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees

I was often surprised by what my patients told me they valued most. If I had never asked the question, I would never have known what their priorities were and what support they needed to reduce their suffering.

 Dr. Sara Davison

You can help!  You can share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees. We value and need patient and family input during all our projects and hope that you will consider helping our team.

The Kidney Supportive Care Research Group aims to improve the lives of patients with advanced kidney disease and their families. We hope to do this with you and your family’s help to better understand your perspectives and goals so we can better meet your needs. This may  include the development of education materials for patients, training for health care providers and creating new guidelines.

Are you interested in helping? For more information you can contact us by email at kscrg@ualberta.ca or by phone at (780) 492-0926.

Share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Working Groups and Advisory committees