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.*

The BC SUPPORT Unit and The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine teamed up to deliver 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 was delivered across BC, with multiple locations available in each region connected by videoconference. You can see specific locations in the registration form linked below.

This workshop helped 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.

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