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As a leader of independent, policy relevant research and graduate training, UBC’s Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) is dedicated to fostering visionary research within a collaborative and innovative research environment. Our work engages and informs health policy on issues that matter to Canadians.


Featured Publication

Looking back and moving forward: Addressing health inequities after COVID-19

CHSPR faculty member Kim McGrail, CHSPR PhD student Jeffrey Morgan, and colleague Arjumand Siddiqui offer three questions to guide thinking about health and health inequities after 2020: (1) what do we mean by “health” and “health inequality and inequity”? (2) what are the structures and policies we put in place to support or promote health, and how effective are they? And (3) who has the power to shape structures and policies, and whose interests do those structures and policies serve?

McGrail K, Morgan J, Siddiqi A. Looking back and moving forward: Addressing health inequities after COVID-19. Lancet Reg Health Am. 2022 May;9:100232. doi: 10.1016/j.lana.2022.100232. Epub 2022 Mar 17. Read more


Recent Publications

Nethery E, Hutcheon JA, Kotaska A, Law MR, Janssen PA. Trends in gestational diabetes screening practices in British Columbia from 2005-2019. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2023 Jan 27:S1701-2163(23)00003-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2023.01.002. Online ahead of print. Read more

Quentin W, Achstetter K, Barros PP, Blankart CR, Fattore G, Jeurissen P, Kwon S, Laba T, Or Z, Papanicolas I, Polin K, Shuftan N, Sutherland J, Vogt V, Vrangbaek K, Wendt C. Health Policy - the best evidence for better policies. Health Policy. 2023 Jan 14:104708. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2023.104708. Online ahead of print. Read more

McKevitt E, Saleeb M, Liu G, Warburton R, Pao JS, Dingee C, Bazzarelli A, Tang K, Crump T, Sutherland JM. Differences in Preoperative Health-Related Quality of Life between Women Receiving Mastectomy or Breast Conserving Surgery in a Prospectively Recruited Cohort of Breast Cancer Patients. Curr Oncol. 2022 Dec 22;30(1):118-129. doi: 10.3390/curroncol30010010. Read more

Maxwell CJ, Dayes L, Amuah JE, Hogan DB, Lane NE, McGrail KM, Gruneir A, Griffith LE, Chamberlain SA, Rutter EC, Corbett K, Hoben M. Coping Behaviors and Health Status During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Caregivers of Assisted Living Residents in Western Canada. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022 Dec 22:S1525-8610(22)00995-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.12.017. Online ahead of print. Read more

Saleeb M, Mohtashami F, Gadermann A, Murphy R, Flexman A, Crump T, Liu G, Sutherland JM. A comparison of patient-reported outcomes among Canadian women having hysterectomies. Qual Life Res. 2022 Dec 22. doi: 10.1007/s11136-022-03326-5. Online ahead of print. Read more

Marchand K, Liu G, Mallia E, Ow N, Glowacki K, Hastings KG, Mathias S, Sutherland JM, Barbic S. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on alcohol or drug use symptoms and service need among youth: a cross-sectional sample from British Columbia, Canada. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2022 Dec 22;17(1):82. doi: 10.1186/s13011-022-00508-9. Read more

Rudoler D, Peterson S, Stock D, Taylor C, Wilton D, Blackie D, Burge F, Glazier RH, Goldsmith L, Grudniewicz A, Hedden L, Jamieson M, Katz A, MacKenzie A, Marshall E, McCracken R, McGrail K, Scott I, Wong ST, Lavergne MR. Changes over time in patient visits and continuity of care among graduating cohorts of family physicians in 4 Canadian provinces. CMAJ. 2022 Dec 12;194(48):E1639-E1646. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.220439. Read more

Singer A, Kosowan L, LaBine L, Shenoda D, Katz A, Abrams EM, Halas G, Wong ST, Talpade S, Kirby S, Baldwin A, Francois J. Characterizing the use of virtual care in primary care settings during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Prim Care. 2022 Dec 10;23(1):320. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01890-w. Read more

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Value Judgements: Focusing on patients’ health and health care outcomes

2023 CHSPR Health Policy Conference
March 9-10, 2023
Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront


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