Vancouver, BC

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SOCRA Vancouver Chapter Meeting Announcement 

Date:  Friday, June 14, 2019   

Time:  9:15 am-12:30 pm   

Topic:  Clinical Trials Research Management Symposium  

Presentations & Speakers:

REACH BC: An Online Platform Connecting You to Health Research in BC
Amanda Chisholm, PhD, Project Manager, BC Health Research Connection Project

Research Ethics BC: Trailblazing Ethics Harmonization in BC
Terri Fleming, Unit Director, Research Ethics BCPaola Pinto Vidal, Navigator, Research Ethics BC
Sarah Flann, Research Ethics and Regulatory Specialist, Department of Evaluation and Research Services, Fraser Health

Canadian Regulatory Environment: Update, Influences, Trends 2019
Jean Smart, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Officer, BC Academic Health Sciences Network, Clinical Trials BC

Objectives of the presentations are:

* Learn how BC is striving to connect the public with clinical research projects to enhance their understanding of research and enrolment into studies.

* Learn about the development of a provincial approach to ethical review and approval in research ethics and how it's shaping up in BC

* An update on the Canadian regulatory environment and the influence and trends for 2019. 

CEUs: 2 hours of CEU credits are offered for this session for SOCRA members

Royal Columbian Hospital
Sherbrooke Building Lounge
260 Sherbrooke Street
New Westminster

Directions & Parking/Skytrain Information 

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Cost: Free admission a light breakfast and lunch will be provided. All members and non-members welcome

RSVP: To register, go to Learning Hub and create a user account (affiliated) or email with your name, title, department and place of work.  Use subject line: RSVP - June 14

Learning Hub registration link:

More Information:

Erin Cherban, Vancouver Chapter Chairperson
Chief Clinical Research Officer, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences

SOCRA members and non-members welcome! Please share this announcement with your colleagues.


Chapter Chairperson:

Erin Cherban