What we do

clipboard iconCreating lasting change in BC

Find out more about how we translate research into clinical practice and policy.

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graph iconTransformative System Change

Read our strategic plan, called Looking Forward, written in collaboration with our diverse partners.

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Our Network

arrow iconBC SUPPORT Unit

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: April 2021

Hot off the press! Read BC AHSN’s April newsletter. Articles include: REACH BC joins BC AHSN Minnie Downey bids farewell to the organization BC Ministry of Health’s Data Platform releases new data sets, widens access Watch a recording of Terri Fleming discussing ethics harmonization in BC Peer Models Network requests your feedback in a survey […]

REACH BC platform joins the BC Academic Health Science Network

The British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) is pleased to announce REACH BC (reachbc.ca) as the newest addition to the organization. Launched in May 2020, REACH BC addresses a significant challenge for many clinical trials and health research projects in British Columbia: namely, patient and participant recruitment. The platform (originally a multi-partner demonstration […]

BC SUPPORT Unit Executive Director to depart BC AHSN organization at end of March 2021

The British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) is announcing the departure of Minnie Downey, Executive Director of the BC SUpport for People and Patient-Oriented Research (SUPPORT) Unit. The Unit is BC AHSN’s operational unit focused on the implementation of the national Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) in the province of British Columbia. Minnie’s […]

BC AHSN News: March 2021

  Hot off the press! Read BC AHSN’s March newsletter. Articles include: Updated BC COVID-19 Survey Inventory; New Research Ethics BC partners: Royal Roads University, Douglas College, Vancouver Island University; Island Health Research’s awardee spotlight; An interview with outgoing REBC Advisory Council Chair  Sarah Bennett; N2 Network of Networks’s clinical trials video for kids; and […]

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