Dr. Michelle Greiver


The University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN) is a living laboratory that partners front-line care providers with academic researchers; providing necessary insights into what’s working and what could work better in primary care in Ontario. UTOPIAN is one of the largest primary care research networks in North America, and amongst the largest in the world.


A state-of-the-art living laboratory
UTOPIAN is a network of over 1400 family physicians in practices within the 14 DFCM academic sites throughout the GTA and beyond.

Contribute EMR Data

How can I help?
Many family physicians are happy to be involved in research but find it difficult to get started. Learn about how you can contribute to a secure and large base of evidence to strengthen family medicine’s research capacity.

Getting project support

Criteria for potential UTOPIAN projects
An overview of the selection criteria projects must meet to be considered a UTOPIAN research project and to receive support.

COVID Clinical Trials Initiative

UTOPIAN is assisting with COVID Trial recruitment by coordinating referrals to primary care studies.

UTOPIAN Data Safe Haven

Extracting and transforming EMR data for Research
Data Safe Haven contains de-identified primary care EMR data available for research and to be linked to other datasets

FAQ and Contact us

Learn more and get in touch
Answers to frequently asked questions and how to contact us for more information and support