Carolyn Canfield works as a citizen-patient across Canada and internationally to expand opportunities for patients, carers and communities to partner with healthcare professionals to transform health systems. Following personal tragedy from care failures in 2008, her full-time volunteering has earned her recognition as Canada’s first Patient Safety Champion in 2014, and faculty appointment at UBC with the Department of Family Practice, first as Honorary Lecturer and now as Adjunct Professor.
Bev, Lisa and Carolyn sound off on patient engagement, citizen patients and how to continue influencing change in patient oriented research.
This episode is a conversation with Taylor Hainstock, Research Liaison Lead with the Vancouver Island Centre of the BC SUPPORT Unit; a partnership between University of Victoria, Vancouver Island Health Research and Island Health Medical Department.
Episode 3 is a dynamic and provocative conversation with Dr Erin Michalak, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Colombia, Founder C.R.E.S.T. BD, Methods Cluster PE Lead for BC SUPPORT Unit and the recent winner of CIHR Golf Leaf prize for Transformation: Patient Engagement.
Welcome to SPORcast inaugural episode! In the first segment, Bev and Lisa will discuss Patient Oriented Research and the what, how and why they got involved. The second segment is a great conversation with Stirling Bryan, the Scientific Director of the BC SUPPORT Unit and Methods Clusters.