Sosido Communities

Sosido is committed to building knowledge sharing communities around multiple disease and specialty areas. Our growing network currently includes more than 22,000 clinicians and researchers from 42 healthcare groups from around the world.

Cell Therapy Transplant Canada (CTTC), previously the Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group (CBMTG), is a multidisciplinary organization of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, researchers and others providing leadership and promoting excellence in patient care, research and education in the field of BMT.


The Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO/ACIO) promotes excellence in oncology nursing practice, education, research and leadership in Canada. CANO/ACIO’s participation in Sosido is made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Roche Canada.


The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO) is the national forum for oncology pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy assistants and other health care professionals interested in oncology pharmacy.


The Canadian Association of General Practitioners in Oncology (CAGPO) unifies and promotes communication among General Practitioners in Oncology in tertiary care and primary care settings across Canada.

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The Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) is an organization of  professionals, clinicians, researchers, educators, and others dedicated to the understanding, treatment and study of the social, psychological, emotional, spiritual and quality-of-life aspects of cancer.


The Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO-ACRO) promotes the highest standards of patient care in the practice of radiation oncology, excellence in professional standards, radiation oncology research and education.

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The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) is the voice for medical physics in Canada, representing professional physicists, scientists and academics at universities, hospitals, cancer centres, and government research facilities, with the goal to promote patient care excellence through medical physics.

The Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP) is a national research network which aims to fulfill every donation opportunity and turn transplantation into a cure, through innovative and multidisciplinary research.


The Alberta Transplant Institute (ATI) at the University of Alberta brings together clinicians, researchers, educators and policy-makers dedicated to advancing transplantation in Alberta and Canada, supporting clinical transplant care and moving cutting-edge research into improved patient outcomes.


C17 connects the sixteen pediatric hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplant programs across Canada, working to improve outcomes and quality of life for children and adolescents with cancer and serious blood disorders in Canada.


The Canadian Vascular Access Association (CVAA) advocates for safe, quality care across the healthcare continuum by providing leadership and promoting education, partnerships, knowledge and research in vascular access and IV infusion therapy.

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The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada community on Sosido is open to healthcare professionals serving the needs of Canadians affected by all types of brain tumours. The Foundation raises funds to lead research into the cause of and cure for brain tumours and provides vital programs for the brain tumour community.


The Canadian Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) is a non-profit organization working on behalf of Canada’s premier foot specialists, dedicated to enhancing the profession of podiatry and increasing awareness among Canadians about the importance of good foot health care. CPMA’s participation in Sosido has been supported by a grant from Dr. Scholl’s®.

Canadian Leaders in CLL (CLiC) is a learning community for clinicians and researchers with an interest in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), to raise the profile of CLL research in Canada, enhance communication and collaboration, sustain an ongoing connection and advance understanding in this field. Financial support for the CLiC initiative has been provided by AbbVie Canada.

The Canadian Hemoglobinopathy Association/ L’Association canadienne d’hémoglobinopathie (CanHaem) is a not-for-profit organization for healthcare professionals and researchers in the field of Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia, dedicated to the care of individuals across Canada with Hemoglobinopathies.


The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) builds on Canada’s world-leading network of glycomics researchers and trainees, government laboratories and industries to deliver solutions to important health issues and improve quality of life of Canadians through glycomics.


The British Columbia Renal Dietitians (BCRD) represents dietitians from across British Columbia practicing in all areas of renal care including kidney care, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. The BCRD website provides patient education materials and other resources developed or curated by renal dietitians in BC.


The Centre hospitalier de l’université de Montréal (CHUM) Radiation Oncology Department includes radiation oncologists, technologists, physicists, nurses, nutritionists, psychologists and other health workers providing clinical consultation services, inpatient and outpatient curative and palliative treatment using cutting edge technologies.

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Cross Cancer Institute is the comprehensive cancer centre for northern Alberta, and is one of two tertiary cancer centres in the province. The Cross Cancer Institute is a lead centre for the province-wide prevention, research and treatment program.

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The Alberta Health Services Provincial Palliative Care Tumour Team (AHS Palliative Care Team) is a province-wide multidisciplinary team that includes surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, nurses, psychosocial oncology, and others who work together to provide patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress and mental stress for people with late-stage cancer.


CancerCare Manitoba is the provincially mandated cancer agency tasked with providing cancer services to the people of Manitoba, responsible for providing care, treatment and support across the entire cancer service spectrum – from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and care, and palliation or end of life care.

BC Cancer – Kelowna (Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior) promotes cancer research, education, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, serving people from the Boundary, Cariboo, Kootenay, Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson regions of British Columbia, Canada.

The University of Toronto Faculty of Hematology (U of T Hematology) brings together clinician-teachers, educators and scientists in world class facilities to advance the care of patients with inherited and chronic hematological disorders, malignant and benign.

The Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE) is an unbiased not-for-profit that provides continuing professional development for healthcare industry professionals. Sosido communities include CCPE Canada, Learning & Development, Digital Innovation, Medical Affairs, and Continuing Health Education.

ARISE (Achieving Resilience In Sustained Engagement) is a virtual community dedicated to promoting resilience within the Canadian pharmaceutical industry, supporting each employee with the tools, tips and tricks to emerge from adversity, stronger. ARISE is an initiative of the Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE).

ARCH (Achieving Resilience in Canadian Healthcare) is a video series and virtual community dedicated to promoting practical resilience for Canadian healthcare professionals in the face of a pandemic. ARCH is an initiative of the Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE).

Statistics & Methodology Applied Rheumatology Training (SMART) is a learning community focused on improving the interpretation and clinical application of research in rheumatology in Canada. Financial support for SMART has been provided by AbbVie Canada.

HIVE (Health Innovation Virtual Engagement) is a cross-specialty learning community for Canadian physicians, to support collaboration and enhance understanding of the condition of urticaria. Financial support for HIVE has been provided by Novartis Canada.

PSOLVE+ is an online learning community for Canadian physicians with an interest in psoriasis and other dermatology conditions. Financial support for PSOLVE+ has been provided by Novartis Canada.

The VESL community of practice supports Canadian healthcare professionals to collaborate and enhance understanding around emerging therapies in cardiovascular health, with a focus on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Financial support for VESL has been provided by Novartis Canada.


The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is an association of nurses and healthcare professionals from around the world, leading the global nursing community in cancer control and working to maximize the influence of nursing to reduce the global burden of cancer.


SIOP, the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, is a global organisation of doctors, nurses, other health-care professionals, scientists and other researchers, dedicated to increasing knowledge about all aspects of childhood cancer with the aim to improve and optimise treatments throughout the world.


The International Society of Paediatric Surgical Oncology (IPSO) is a global society of surgeons from over 50 countries, who specialise in the surgical care of children with cancer, with the goal to standardize and improve outcomes in the treatment of children with cancer around the world.

The International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS) is a global society of multidisciplinary clinicians and researchers focused on promoting excellence in the psychosocial care of people affected by cancer, through partnerships, research, public policy, advocacy and education.

The International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) exists to advance oncology pharmacy care for patients around the world, connecting Oncology Pharmacy experts from more than 30 countries to leading edge oncology knowledge, best practices and essential networks.


The American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP) is a national multidisciplinary collaborative initiative working to improve the management of lymphedema and related disorders in the United States while contributing to global international advancement.


The Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC) includes more than 100 pediatric BMT centers in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, with the goal to support research and education to improve the availability, safety, and efficacy of hematopoietic cell transplantation and other cellular therapeutics for children and adolescents.

The Mid-Atlantic Region Thalassemia Network (Thal-MAR) is a multidisciplinary consortium of health care professionals focused on accelerating research, enhancing knowledge and improving clinical care for individuals with thalassemia. Thal-MAR is a joint initiative of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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The Global Network for Spirituality and Health (GNSAH) connects clinicians and researchers around the world, to enhance the provision of high quality comprehensive and compassionate care to patients and families globally through the integration of spirituality into health systems. GNSAH is based out of the GW Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWISH) at George Washington University.

The Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA) is committed to achieving and promoting excellence in cancer care through the professional contribution of nurses through education, information, leadership, networking and professionalism. CNSA’s participation in Sosido is made possible by financial support from Roche Australia.

The Australia and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society Prostate Cancer Forum (ANZUNS CaP Forum) promotes excellence in urology nursing through research, education and mentoring, with the goal to improve the care of patients with prostate cancer. The ANZUNS CaP Forum is supported to participate in Sosido by an educational grant from Astellas Australia.

The French Society of Pediatric Oncology (SFCE) is an association of health professionals (surgeons, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, biologists, nurses and researchers) from 30 expert centres across France, dedicated to improving understanding, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of cancers in children and adolescents.

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