News and Events

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture | Innovation in Healthcare: Lines of Sight to Policy and Practice

Tom Noseworthy
October 20, 2017, 2pm
VGH Eye Centre (100LT)

2018 CHSPR Health Policy Conference: The System Awakens

CHSPR’s 30th anniversary health policy conference
March 8-9, 2018
Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront

CHSPR Seminar: Big Data Down Under: Implications for Pharmaceutical Policy Research

Sallie Pearson
June 20, 2017
UBC School of Population and Public Health

CHSPR Seminar: Can health economics be patient-oriented? Should it be?

Stirling Bryan
April 18, 2017
UBC School of Population and Public Health

CHSPR Seminar: How a varied diet is good for diabetes prevention, but could increase diet cost

Annalijn Conklin
February 28, 2017
UBC School of Population and Public Health

Vancouver DoFP Speaker Series: Social Determinants of Health: Buzzwords to Practice

January 2017: On Feb. 16, join CHSPR graduate student Dr. Vanessa Brcic, Dr. David Tu, and Elder Bruce Robinson to learn how family physicians can understand what it really means to consider and act on the socio-economic condition of their patients – within their practice, or the broader system. Registration and more information

Jason Sutherland on Health Care Funding Policy

February 2017: On Feb. 15, CHSPR faculty member Dr. Jason Sutherland will speak about opportunities for reform in health care funding policy at a CHEOS Work in Progress Seminar at St. Paul’s Hospital. Jason also sat down for a Q&A on this work.

SPPH Grand Rounds: Tackling Poverty and Socioeconomic Inequities

January 2017: On Friday Jan. 27 at 9am CHSPR emeritus faculty member Bob Evans will join SPPH professors John Millar and Craig Mitton and Vancouver School of Economics Professor Craig Riddell to discuss how wealth affects health, why, and what we can do about it. More

The Return to Relationships: Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians

January 2017: On Monday Jan. 23 at 7pm Dr. Danielle Martin will discuss the three relationships for health that underpin high-performing health care systems around the world, and other big ideas to make health care in Canada better, now. Registration and more information

Population Data BC Seeking Postdoc

October 2016: Population Data BC and Kim McGrail are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to lead a funded research project that will engage with the public to reform governance of access to research resources.

An Undisciplined Economist: Robert G. Evans on Health Economics, Health Care Policy, and Population Health

September 2016: For four decades Robert Evans has been Canada’s foremost health policy analyst and commentator, playing a leadership role in the development of both health economics and population health at home and internationally. An Undisciplined Economist collects Evans’ most important contributions and includes two new articles.

Is it Time to Reconnect Mouth and Body… Slides Available

September 2016: Marko Vujicic of the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute gave an internal CHSPR seminar on Sept. 19, on the topic of dental care and health policy. View his slides.

CIHR Grant Successes

July 2016: CHSPR faculty member Michael Law has been awarded a Foundation Grant for his project Improving Access to Medicines in Canada and Abroad and CHSPR faculty member Kim McGrail a Project Grant for her project Filling the Void: Public Engagement Around a New Model for Access to Research Resources. Congratulations also to all other award recipients!

CHSPR Seminar: Hip Fracture Mortality by Teaching Status of Treating Hospital

Katie Sheehan
March 22, 2016
UBC School of Population and Public Health

CHSPR Seminar: Health-Promoting Hospitals

Ross Graham
February 23, 2016
UBC School of Population and Public Health