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: May 2020

Read the May edition of the BC AHSN News! Stories include a new board member (Gwen McArthur), updates to our BC COVID-19 Research Inventory, the launch of REACH BC, a video ask from the BC Emergency Medicine Network, our president being featured in LifeSciences BC’s magazine, and more! Read the issue here

Gwen Campbell McArthur joins BC AHSN Board of Directors

The British Columbia Academic Health Science Network (BC AHSN) is pleased to announce that Gwendyline (or Gwen) Campbell McArthur has joined its Board of Directors. Gwen, who is of Ojibwe/Saulteaux Metis and Ukrainian Ancestry, practiced as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse for more than five decades until retirement from full-time work in 2015; her life-long […]

BC COVID-19 Research Inventory Launched

In response to the rapidly-evolving pandemic, BC AHSN and its three operational units (BC SUPPORT Unit, Clinical Trials BC and Research Ethics BC) have created a single inventory of current COVID-19-related research projects based in BC. With this inventory, we’re encouraging as much connection, coordination and collaboration as possible to avoid any unnecessary duplication of […]

BC AHSN News: April 2020

Read the April edition of the BC AHSN News! Stories include the launch of our BC COVID-19 Research Inventory, the announcement of our new Scientific Director (Danielle Lavallee), a heartfelt message from Lisa Ridgway about patient-oriented research during a health crisis, registration for Clinical Trials BC’s Rapid Clinical Trials Training for COVID-19, and Research Ethics […]

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