Organizations involved in Research

The following research organizations may be helpful resources.

The Interior Health Authority has a research and ethics department with some funding opportunities.

The Department of Family Practice Research Office at UBC

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) – an amalgamation of the knowledge, assets, and experiences gained within the Physicians Data Collaborative (PDC) and AMCARE – is a physician-led data sharing initiative funded by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC).

SCOOP is the start of a primary care research network at University of British Columbia’s Department of Family Practice. We are connecting EMR using primary care practices to answer clinical questions. The initial focus will be on medication safety and EMR data quality. We are working closely with the Physicians Data Collaborative Society of BC.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada has a research department.

The BC SUPPORT Unit for Advancing patient-oriented research is a multi-partner organization created to support, streamline and increase patient-oriented research throughout BC.

The Centre for Rural Health Research values rigorous evidence for sustainable rural health services. The Centre for Rural Health Research emerged in response to the need for an evidence base to inform the policy and planning of health services for rural residents of British Columbia, with a focus on maternity care.