Conference Summaries

CHSPR Conference summaries from 1998 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Barer M, Engelhardt M, Hedden L, Mooney D. Contested Ground: Why are some policies healthy and others not? Conference Summary. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; 2016. Read more

Worthington H, Law M. Sticker Shock: Finding value in an era of high-cost drugs: Conference Summary. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; 2015. Read more

Wener E, McKendry R, Lewis S, Wu L, Wong S. Performance Anxiety: Can performance measurement and reporting help to improve Canadian healthcare? Conference Summary. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; 2014. Read more

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Lost in knowledge translation?: innovations in health human resources policy : a summary of the 2010 CHSPR Health Policy Conference. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Mar 2010. Read more

Balma C, editor. Voices and choices: public engagement in health care policy: a summary of the 2007 health policy conference of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; May 2007. Read more

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Toward a national pharmaceuticals strategy: a summary of the 2006 health policy conference of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; May 2006. Read more

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. As good as it gets? Strategies for improving chronic care management: Proceedings of the 14th annual health policy conference of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Aug 2005. Read more

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. What a tangled web we weave: improving performance reporting and accountability in BC: proceedings of the 16th annual Health Policy Conference of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, November 7, 2003 - Vancouver, BC. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Oct 2004. Read more

Baird P, Williams-Jones B, editors. Genetic testing: help, hope or hype: proceedings of the 15th Annual Health Policy Conference of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, November 8, 2002. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; July 2004. Read more

Ostry A, Cardiff K, editors. Trading away health?: globalization and health policy: report from the 14th Annual Health Policy Conference of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, November 9, 2001. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Oct 2002. Read more

McGrail KM, Cardiff K, Helmer D, editors. Threats to quality: illusion or reality?: conference summary 13th Annual Health Policy Conference, November 10, 2000. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Dec 2001. Read more

Barer ML, McGrail KM, Cardiff K, Wood L, Green CJ, editors. Tales from the other drug wars: papers from the 12th Annual Health Policy Conference, held in Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 26, 1999. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; November 2000. Read more

Cardiff K, editor. Determinants of health: impacts on health and social policy: summary of the 11th Annual Health Policy Conference, November 6th, 1998, Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Feb 1999. Read more