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The British Columbia Academic Health Science Network's role is to drive transformation within a Learning Health System that makes best use of BC's assets, resources and expertise.

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What we do

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Read our action plan to find out more about our future initiatives and purpose.

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Our focus is Transformative System Change targeted at key provincial health priorities.

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Our Network

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The Unit advances patient-oriented research & trials in British Columbia as part of the national Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR).
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Clinical Trials BC

CTBC strengthens BC's capacity and competitiveness for attracting world class clinical trials.
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Research Ethics BC

REBC streamlines and improves BC's research ethics review process.
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Our Partnerships

We're working together with organizations in BC's health care, research, health professional and education sectors. Our activities leverage and build upon BC's expertise and resources. Find out more.

What's New

BC AHSN News: July 2019

Read the July 2019 issue of the BC AHSN News! Articles include a last call for #PPF19 abstracts, a video recording of our data director, Kim McGrail, at Fraser Health Research Week, free ACRP courses through Clinical Trials BC and VCH Research, Research Ethics BC’s first stakeholder event & more! Read the full newsletter issue […]

BC AHSN News: June 2019

Hot off the press! Read the June 2019 edition of our monthly News, featuring the CREST.BD and Erin Michalak winning the CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Patient Engagement, a profile of Victor Espinosa and his work in REDCap & more! Read the full newsletter issue here.

BC Health Data Platform Pioneer: Victor Espinosa and REDCap

While not officially a member of the staff team, Victor Espinosa’s accomplishments are noticeable in most of the work of the overall BC AHSN organization, as well as in the health research landscape across the province. Formerly at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI) and currently the Manager for Research Informatics and Statistics at […]

Erin Michalak, BC SUPPORT Unit Patient Engagement Methods Cluster Lead, wins CIHR Gold Leaf Prize

Congratulations to Erin Michalak and her research team, who have just been awarded a Gold Leaf Prize from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)! The recipients of the award were announced on May 23rd, 2019. Erin and her “Collaborative Research Team to study psychosocial issues in Bipolar Disorder” (CREST.BD) were recognized for their ground-breaking work in […]

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