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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: May 2019

Hot off the press! Read the April 2019 edition of our monthly News, featuring the launch of the SPOR Canadian Data Platform, Clinical Trials BC at Island Health Research’s Five Days in May, the BC SUPPORT Unit Northern Centre’s Graduate Studentship Program winners, Research Ethics BC’s new partner (BCIT) & more! Read the full newsletter […]

Kim McGrail announced in press conference as PI for Canadian health data platform

On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, Kim McGrail, our Data Director, represented a pan-Canadian research team (as the principal investigator, or PI) for the launch of a new Canada-wide data platform, funded by CIHR under the Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (see our photo album here). The announcement of this $81 million pan-Canadian initiative was made […]

BC AHSN News: April 2019

Hot off the press! Read the April 2019 edition of our monthly News, featuring a profile of Terri Fleming  (Research Ethics BC), registration for N2 Canada and Clinical Trials BC’s upcoming regional meeting in Vancouver, Stirling Bryan (BC SUPPORT Unit) receiving a national award, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s upcoming #HealthXChange & more! Read […]

Meet Terri Fleming, Research Ethics BC’s Unit Director

As the Research Ethics BC (REBC) unit of BC AHSN continues to grow in size and scope, more new faces continue to appear in our Vancouver offices for staff events, meetings, and more. One of the individuals who is now working at our office regularly is Terri Fleming, who is one of Unit Directors for […]

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