Small Steps, Big Idea

Small Steps, Big Idea funding provides $1,000 to $5,000 to selected applicants to develop concepts that meet VPSA criteria.

Submit your Small Steps, Big Idea application form to [email protected] 

Proposals are reviewed as they are received and funding is awarded on an ongoing basis. Decisions are made  approximately six weeks following submission.

Funded Projects Thus Far

  • Lunch and learn to decrease Banfield-VGH ED transfers
    Project lead: Dr. Marla Gordon, Medical Coordinator, Banfield and VCH Director, Residential Care
  • Emergency Department consultants liaison pilot project
    Project lead: Dr. David Migneault, VGH Emergency Department
  • Coffee meet ups
    Project leads: Dr. Sophia Wong, Dr. Junella Lee, Nancy Desrosiers, and Mary Nieforth

  • Virtual fracture liaison services in VGH ED
    Project lead: Dr. David Kendler, Endocrinology

  • VPSA Movie Night
    Project lead: Dr. Jan Hajek, Infectious Diseases Specialist

For all questions and support regarding VPSA Engagement Projects funding, please contact us at [email protected].