• Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
    The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) is a highly collegial group that is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement of critical care research in Canada.
  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
    The CCCTG has are more than 30 research programs underway and over 100 peer-reviewed publications to its credit, with direct impact on clinical practice in critical care.
  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
    The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) is a national organization of more than 300 individuals with research interests in the management of the critically ill patient.
  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
    Endorsement by the CCCTG communicates our full commitment to ensure that the work is undertaken in a rigorous and ethical manner, and communicated in a timely and effective way.

Mission & Values

We are a diverse group of researchers and practitioners committed to improving the lives and care of the critically ill by conducting relevant research, in response to health care needs.

Our Vision 

  • Together, advancing the care of our sickest patients through excellent research

To Fulfill our Mandate We:

  • Foster and conduct excellent, innovative research with high clinical impact
  • Translate research knowledge into practice and policy
  • Provide international leadership and collaboration in critical care research
  • Mentor current investigators and the next generation of leaders in critical care research

Our Core Values

  • Excellence - We strive to develop and conduct the highest quality, rigorous research
  • Patient-centred - We aim to engage patients and their families to enhance the relevance and impact of our research
  • Integrity - We place integrity at the core of our research and relationships
  • Innovation - We promote critical inquiry and support implementable ideas which provide value and evidence to advance critical care
  • Collaboration - We promote a respectful and collegial environment which fosters constructive and supportive relationships for researchers across the health professions and throughout their scientific careers

Diversity Policy 

The intent of the policy document is to ensure that diversity is explicitly addressed in the governance of the CCCTG, as well as, in our participation in other events that the CCCTG may cohost or for which the CCCTG nominates a representative (e.g., representative at meetings held by other networks/organizations or international meetings/conferences). In addition, this policy aims to ensure that our processes are transparent, visible, and yield measurable outcomes.

TO LEARN MORE, download the CCCTG Diversity Policy.

Code of Conduct Policy 

The Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) is committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, national or ethnic origin, or other characteristics (e.g., colour, religion, age, sex). The rationale for this Code of Conduct is to promote our values and ensure that we remain collegial in our interactions within and outside of the CCCTG and outlines our expectations for participant behavior and the consequences of unacceptable behavior. 

TO LEARN MORE, download the CCCTG Code of Conduct Policy.

Policy for Adoption of International Projects

Guidance has been developed on how to best facilitate CCCTG-endorsed contributions to international trials, as well as to foster international support for Canadian-led initiatives. Criteria is included for formal adoption of an international project by the CCCTG.

TO LEARN MORE, download the CCCTG Policy for adoption of International Projects