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A bi-weekly podcast discussing the Standards for Patient-Oriented Research from the west coast of Canada. Hosts: Beverley Pomeroy and Lisa Ridgway

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A bi-weekly podcast discussing the Standards for Patient-Oriented Research from the west coast of Canada. Hosts: Beverley Pomeroy and Lisa Ridgway

    Stronger Together: Bonus Episode featuring a conversation with André Picard, health reporter and columnist for The Globe and Mail

    Stronger Together: Bonus Episode featuring a conversation with André Picard, health reporter and columnist for The Globe and Mail

    In this episode, Beverley and Lisa have an earthquake of a conversation with public health hero André Picard, Canada’s foremost health journalist. Beverley and Lisa talk candidly with André, who shares his vision and hope for health care, for patients and families and for health research across Canada. During the conversation, the group tackles the big questions surrounding COVID-19 and get some inspiring answers about how to rebuild trust for patient partners.

    • 17 min
    Stronger Together: Adapting Patient Oriented Research During COVID-19 Podcast Series with Terri Fleming, Research Ethics BC

    Stronger Together: Adapting Patient Oriented Research During COVID-19 Podcast Series with Terri Fleming, Research Ethics BC

    What an episode!  An extraordinary conversation with Terri Fleming, Unit Director of Research Ethics BC.  Learn about Research Ethics here in BC and how Terri and her team had to pivot, FAST, when COVID hit.  Decision makers, Clinicians , Researchers and Patient Partners will find this interview incredibly informative and motivational.

    • 24 min
    Stronger Together: Adapting Patient Oriented Research During COVID-19 Podcast Series Townhall

    Stronger Together: Adapting Patient Oriented Research During COVID-19 Podcast Series Townhall

    To wrap up the special COVID series, the BC SUPPORT Unit and SPORcast hosted a Virtual Town Hall on July 9, 2020. Facilitated by Stirling Bryan, President of Academic Health Sciences Network and Lisa Ridgway of SPORcast.  The event brought together, Megan, a patient partner, Danielle, the new Scientific Director for BC SUPPORT Unit, Stefanie with REACH BC and Alison, Director of Clinical Trials BC  discuss opportunities to get involved in supporting COVID-19 related research.

    • 57 min
    Stronger Together COVID Series Episode #5 with Genevieve Creighton from KT Pathways

    Stronger Together COVID Series Episode #5 with Genevieve Creighton from KT Pathways

    We talk with Genevieve Creighton about KT Pathways, a Knowledge Translation Platform initiated by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.  Gen shares how KT Pathways is supporting COVID 19 and how everyone can benefit.

    • 21 min
    Stronger Together COVID Series Episode #4 : Alison Orth from Clinical Trial BC

    Stronger Together COVID Series Episode #4 : Alison Orth from Clinical Trial BC

    A great conversation with Alison Orth, Director of Clinical Trials BC, who is leading a national initiative to engage research participants about their experience with clinical research in order to enhance patient and public participation in trials and their overall experience.  Alison shared the impact of COVID on clinical trials and where patients can play stewardship roles in patient-oriented research within the Clinical Trial environment.

    • 23 min
    Stronger Together COVID Series Episode #3 with Patient Partners Sarah Fletcher and Megan O'Reilly

    Stronger Together COVID Series Episode #3 with Patient Partners Sarah Fletcher and Megan O'Reilly

    On episode #3 of our Stronger Together COVID series in partnership with BC SUPPORT Unit, we talk with two young, intelligent, and insightful patient partners; Sarah Fletcher and Megan O'Reilly about their experience both as patient partners and personally during COVID 19.  

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

astronautaj ,

Informative and engaging

Bev and Lisa break down the ins and outs of patient oriented research with candor, humour, and expertise!

LilyLovesLamp ,

Awesome podcast, great hosts & guests

I’m in patient/caregiver partnership research and I LOVE that this podcast exists!! Thank you so much for having such brilliant and passionate guests on the show, and such dedicated and skillful hosts. It’s a great way to know what the landscape of partnership research is like in Canada. Can’t wait for more episodes!

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