Engage Patients as Partners in Research - UBC Faculty of Medicine

*This training is for UBC Faculty of Medicine affiliates, including students, only. Please share with your Faculty of Medicine colleagues.*

Join a free lunchtime workshop for UBC Faculty of Medicine affiliates to learn about patient-oriented research!

  • What is patient-oriented research?
  • Why would I want to do it?
  • How can I get started?

The workshop will be delivered once in each of the following regions, with multiple locations available in each region connected by videoconference. You can see specific locations in the registration form linked below.

Regions and dates:

Time: 12:00-1:00; we will provide lunch at 11:30

Interior Locations | May 24, 2019:

  • UBC Okanagan (Kelowna) (facilitator location)
  • Kelowna General Hospital
  • Royal Inland Hospital (Kamloops)
  • Vernon Jubilee Hospital
  • Kootenay Lake Hospital (Nelson)
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (Trail)

Northern BC Locations | May 28, 2019:

  • UNBC (Prince George) (facilitator location)
  • University Hospital of Northern BC (Prince George)
  • Fort St John Hospital
  • Mills Memorial Hospital (Terrace)

Vancouver Locations | May 29, 2019

  • UBC (Vancouver) (facilitator location)
  • Diamond Health Care Centre (Vancouver)
  • St Paul’s Hospital (Vancouver)
  • Children’s and Women’s Hospital (Vancouver)

Fraser Locations| June 3, 2019:

  • Surrey Memorial Hospital (facilitator location)
  • Royal Columbian Hospital (New Westminster)
  • Burnaby General Hospital
  • Abbotsford Regional Health Care Centre

Vancouver Island Locations | June 4, 2019:

  • UVic (Victoria) (facilitator location)
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital (Victoria)
  • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
  • Campbell River Hospital
  • Comox Valley Hospital

Register by May 17 here.

This workshop will help interested FOM affiliates, including students: define POR; explain why POR is valuable and beneficial; identify some examples of when and how to engage patient partners in research; identify some examples of important ethical and cultural competence considerations; identify potential opportunities to apply POR principles in your research; and, describe what POR resources are available through the BC SUPPORT Unit and how to access them.

Find out more: fom.strategicplan@ubc.ca

Physician attendees will be eligible to claim 1 Mainpro+ or MOC group learning credit.

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 1.0 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. This program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation. CFPC Session ID#: 189642-001

This program was co-developed by UBC Faculty of Medicine and the BC SUPPORT Unit of the BC Academic Health Science Network and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance