About us...

HOpeR (Healthcare OR) is the first graduate school in healthcare optimization in the Americas. It is coorganized by the ESG UQAM in Montréal (Canada) and the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá (Colombia).


This school is a space for exchange, collaboration, and creation for the scientific community improving the distribution of healthcare services in this side of the Atlantic. For this, we believe in the pertinence of training graduate students in the field, bringing together experts with new and young researchers and creating links with healthcare organizations, all in a single rendezvous.

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HOpeR aims at providing advance training regarding both, problems and solution approaches, in the field of healthcare operational research. Speakers will discuss challenges in implementation and present strategies to engage stakeholders during the different stages of the research process. Participants will have the opportunity of having feedback from leading experts in the field and building a collaboration network.

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