Table 1.

Mandate and composition of the executive committee and the advisory committee

COMMITTEEMANDATECOMPOSITION (NO. OF MEMBERS)
Executive committeeTo oversee the realist synthesis process, its time frame, and its steps, as well as the participation of partners
  • Research team, which includes research assistants and a coordinator (3)

  • Principal investigators (2)

  • Program researchers (2)

  • Postgraduate student (1)

Advisory committeeTo guide the executive committee and validate the research
  • Research team (3)

  • Principal investigators (2)

  • Program researchers (9)

  • Postgraduate student (1)

  • Clinician (1)

  • Patient representative (1)

  • Representative of the family of a patient (1)

  • Representative of the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services (1)