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Patient Partner, Provincial Patient-Centred Measurement Steering Committee

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Open to Provincial Region, Patient partners across the province

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Asking the right questions about health care helps ensure that improvements are about what matters to patients and families. A provincial Ministry-Health Authority Patient-Centred Measurement Steering Committee is seeking 2 patient partners to provide strategic advice to a patient-centred measurement program and other related topics.

Open to: Patient partners across the province

Lead Organization or Department

Ministry of Health, Research and Innovation Branch


  • To help ensure the patient voice is heard and the perspectives of patients are taken into consideration in health system design and delivery to support the best health outcomes for patients
  • Patient partners will provide input and advice, based on their lived experience as a patient and/or family member/caregiver, on patient survey strategies and related topics so that the survey program and use of the results are informed by the patient perspective.

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of collaborate on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the health care partner will work together with you to formulate solutions and incorporate your advice and recommendations into the decisions to the maximum extent possible.


Open to patient partners in BC who: • Have experience with working on committees • Are comfortable sharing their health care experience with a lens on how to measure activities to improve care Previous experience working in government policy or research, health, education or other social sectors is not required, but considered an asset If you have a strong interest in this work but have not yet completed a PVN orientation and volunteer agreement, are unsure if your experience is a good fit or feel another format of engagement would work better with your availability, please contact the engagement leader directly.


  • Vacancies: 2
  • Date/time: Two-hour teleconferences, approximately every six weeks
  • Location: Annual, in person meeting, October 1 in Vancouver
  • Commitment: One year, with a possibility of renewal. One in-person meeting in Vancouver (October 1). Some advance reading will be required


Preapproved expenses related to travel to in person meetings will be reimbursed according to the Ministry of Health Travel policy.


Please see role description for more information. Patient partners will receive an orientation, some ongoing mentoring and will have an opportunity to build their knowledge of the subject area over time. To see past provincial survey results, please click on the following link: ttps://

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Jami Brown
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement

From Our Community

Ovey Yeung

Patient Partner, Vancouver

Ovey Yeung

Being involved in the Patient Voices Network has broadened my understanding of the system and helped me empathize with health care challenges and limitations. What matters to me is to walk away feeling that my experience matters, that I matter!