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2017 Celebrate Research Public Lecture: Genetics and Your Health: How genes determine your chances for heart, lipid and undiagnosed diseases
Attend the annual Celebrate Research Public Lecture, co-hosted by Providence Health Care Research Institute, Vancouver Coastal Health Reserach Institute, and the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute.
This year's event, Genetics and Your Health: How genes determine your chances for heart, lipid and undiagnosed diseases, features leaders in genetics research from our hosting institutions. You will learn about the determinants of dyslipidemia, arrhythmia, and in some cases of undiagnosed diseases among children.
Providence Health Care Research Institute and Providence Health Care is inviting nominations for the 2017 PHC Research and Mission Award. This award recognizes a scientist in our organization who demonstrates the mission and values of Providence Health Care while conducting outstanding research.
Nomination Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2017
Attend the 2017 Heart and Lung Health FEST taking place on March 15-18, 2017.
The event will feature special talks from distinguished speakers in the field of heart and lung health. Dean Dermot Kelleher and UBC President Santa Ono will be giving opening remarks.
The full event programme is available online at fest.heartandlung.ca.
The PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge is an annual competition open to point-of-care PHC staff. The Research Challenge offers research teams the opportunity to work with a mentor to develop a research proposal around a research question. They will learn basic research skills and compete with other teams for funding to conduct a small-scale research project.
Application deadline is February 15, 2017.
All staff are invited to attend two special rounds with Dr. Rachelle Bernacki, happening at Vancouver General Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital on Monday, November 7.
KT Connects is a new free webinar series on knowledge translation hosted by Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research and Arthritis Research Canada.
The upcoming session features speaker Alison Hoens, Physical Therapy Knowledge Broker, UBC FoM and Research, Education, and Practice Coordinator for Physiotherapy at PHC, on the topic of How does a Knowledge Broker ‘fit’ in the world of KT?
This webinar will address 3 objectives:
The Knowledge Translation (KT) Challenge is designed to support teams of PHC and VCH clinicians who many not have much KT expertise but are responsible for moving evidence into practice. Successful applications to the KT Challenge will receive funding (up to $5,000) and training learn the basics of knowledge translation and to support a KT initiative.
For further information on the KT Challenge, please read the documents below.
This leadership development program, now in its 13th year, provides a unique opportunity to come together to learn, problem solve, network and address issues and challenges specific to LTC in Canada. The program, featuring two full days of interactive presentations, panel discussions and informal networking opportunities, aims to stimulate discussion and provide practical solutions to issues that are common to many of Canada’s LTC sites.
Congratulations to the 12 winning teams in this year’s PHC Practice-based Research Challenge!
Each year, Providence Health Care (PHC) and the Providence Health Care Research Institute (PHCRI) recognizes an outstanding research scientist for exceptional leadership, passion and dedication to their field while demonstrating the organization’s mission and values for compassion and evidence-based care.
Congratulations to Dr. Liam Brunham, Principal Investigator at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at UBC, recipient of the 2016 PHCRI and VCHRI Innovation and Translational Research Award. This award will fund Dr. Brunham’s project, Targeted Next Generation Sequencing to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolemia in British Columbia.
The Spring HIV/Antiretroviral Update is an open educational event sponsored by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Are you involved in research and have questions about UBC’s research administration processes and guidelines? Want to know what services and resources are available to you? Want basic tips and best practices for attracting research funding?
Congratulations to PHC researchers, Dr. Lindsey Richardson of the Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Dr. Brian Westerberg, Head of Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at PHC, and scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS).
PHC scientists, staff, post-doctoral fellows, students and colleagues are invitd to attend PHCRI’s 11th annual Research Day event to celebrate the research community and our 10th year anniversary supporting research at Providence.
PHC Research Institute is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2015 Research and Mission Award.
The Research and Mission Award recognizes a scientist in our organization who demonstrates the mission and values of Providence Health Care while conducting outstanding research. Candidates may be nominated by an individual at PHC and be supported by two PHC staff members.
Want to learn more about research? Got a question from your clinical practice?
PHC launches its 5th annual Practice-based Research Challenge. The Research Challenge is an annual competition open to front-line PHC staff. You and your team members have the opportunity to work with a mentor to develop a research proposal around your research question. You'll learn basic research skills and compete with other teams for some funding to conduct your small-scale research project.
PHC is launching a new funding opportunity to support new or existing research projects led by PHC health care professionals and researchers. The intent of this competition is to fund research that will: