2017 Don Rix Distinguished Keynote Address: “If You Are Not at the Table, You Are On the Menu: Participatory Science in Health”Presentation
Genome BC is pleased to welcome Sharon Terry from Genetic Alliance as 2017 Don Rix Distinguished Keynote speaker. Come hear the fascinating story of how this citizen scientist took the medical research community by storm when she forged a path to address the rare genetic condition that affects her children.Find out more »
Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. The orientation will cover everything you need to know to be a member and answer any questions you may have.Find out more »
With rapid changes in access to health care information and health technologies, managing your chronic disease is becoming more collaborative and patient-centred. The Reaching Out with Arthritis Research (ROAR) public forum features a group of researchers from Arthritis Research Canada who are at the forefront of these changes. Updates on current research will be presented in a relaxed and informative series of talks for people with arthritis and those who care for them.Find out more »
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Measurement and the effective use of data are cornerstones of any improvement effort, from incremental changes to radical transformations, but it can be difficult to know where to begin.
That’s why we’ve planned a one-day, in-person workshop on data-driven improvement. This hands-on, non-technical workshop will explore how data can be used to drive the improvements we wish to see – setting up measurement systems that work, analyzing data to uncover new insights and monitoring improvements over time.Find out more »
Trans* youth are more likely to face discrimination, prejudice, and exclusion than their cis youth peers. As a result, trans* youth often face mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, and trauma. Join our panel as they discuss the best ways to support trans* youth through their mental health journey.Find out more »
Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities. This orientation will be co-facilitated by PVN and Island Health’s Patient Experience Department, and cover everything you need to know to be a member, as well as answer any questions you may have.Find out more »
Welcome to the Patient Voices Network! Everyone must complete an orientation in order to participate in engagement opportunities.
This orientation will be co-facilitated by PVN and Island Health's Patient Experience Department, and cover everything you need to know to be a member, as well as answer any questions you may have.
This information- and action-packed conference will bring together the knowledge and insight of patient partners and health care providers, who will together take another step towards enhanced patient experiences and outcomes. The conference program includes internationally-renowned presenters, and content experts from British Columbia and Fraser Health. While there is a small registration fee for most of the conference, there is a FREE morning session on November 8 dedicated to patient and family advisors and volunteers.Find out more »
BC SUPPORT Unit is hosting its very first provincial conference! Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research is designed to encourage learning and collaboration of patients interested in patient-oriented research, health researchers, health care providers and health care decision-makers.Find out more »
If you’ve ever tried to explain neuroplasticity in a few sentences with your chronic pain patients then you know how challenging that can be. We need to be careful how we talk about neuroplasticity, self-management and catastrophizing with patients. Depending on the patient’s level of readiness and knowledge about mind-body therapies and psychosocial approaches, discussing complex concepts can sometimes have the opposite of our desired effect. In this webinar, Dr. Davidicus Wong will share proven strategies for successful patient education…Find out more »