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Because your voice matters.

Submit Your Work to “Putting Patients First” 2024 Conference!


Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region


This year’s conference showcases why learning communities are important enablers of change in the health and health research ecosystems.
We are inviting submissions for posters that address or explore challenges and opportunities for health system research and improvement.

Submissions must be for collaboration-based work that shows how learning communities were involved.

• The BC SUPPORT Unit is accepting submissions for the Putting Patients First 2024 conference.
• Share your projects on health system research and improvement with learning communities.
• Tell us how you engaged groups, from patients to policy makers.
• Submissions must be no longer than 600 words.
• Deadline: August 11, 2024, 11:59pm PST
• Notification of decision: September 26, 2024
• Conference date: November 14, 2024

From Our Community

Shannon Griffin

Leader, Patient and Family Centred Care in Fraser Health

Shannon Griffin

Recently, a PVN Patient Advisor asked healthcare partners, “What are we learning from patients, families, and others thus far during this pandemic?”. This is an excellent question and one to ask ourselves daily.