The Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN) Ontario is looking for an Indigenous health professional interested in becoming a member of its Maternal Newborn Outcomes Committee (MNOC) to help inform and guide opportunities for BORN’s involvement in Indigenous health and related data governance.


Deadline: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Note: If you prefer to apply by sharing an audio or video message, please send it to Feel free to include information about your background, what interests you in being part of BORN’s Maternal Newborn Outcomes Committee, any research you’ve been a part of concerning Indigenous peoples, and any relevant knowledge, experience and expertise you can bring to the committee.

Who are we looking for?

In essence, we are looking for an Indigenous voice with knowledge and experiences to assist BORN in carrying out its role to improve outcomes and facilitate care for Ontario’s pregnant and birthing individuals, and their families.

We look forward to hearing from individuals with diverse perspectives, including representatives from organizations that collect Indigenous health data or are involved in Indigenous data governance; members of Inuit, Métis, or First Nations communities; Elders; traditional wellness practitioners; Indigenous researchers and academics; and others.

About MNOC

MNOC provides advice to BORN on the:

  • Development, collection, monitoring and evaluation of specific data elements to address Provincial maternal/newborn care priorities;
  • Development and refinement of performance indicators and audit and feedback tools used to improve clinical practice including the Maternal-Newborn Dashboard (MND) and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Dashboard;
  • Prioritization of and the dissemination of knowledge gained from analysis of BORN data to targeted audiences to support meaningful, measurable and actionable health system improvements for maternal and newborn care.

Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

For committee and working group membership, BORN welcomes expertise from members of equity-seeking groups with lived experience and is committed to inclusion and diversity. We aim to bring together a table that reflects diverse identities, communities, geographic regions, models of care, areas of expertise, and years of practice.

Learn more about health equity, diversity, and inclusion work at BORN


If you have questions about MNOC or about this Call for Interest, please email