Organizational Profile

BC Children's Hospital Research

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute features facilities in the heart of Vancouver that locate researchers close to leading-edge health care organizations serving children and families from around the province. 

The Research Institute is supported by BC Children's Hospital Foundation and works in close partnership with BC Children's Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, the Provincial Health Services Authority and its agencies, and the University of British Columbia.

Our People 

Over 1,000 researchers are affiliated with BC Children's Hospital Research Institute. This includes more than 330 principal investigators and more than 335 postdoctoral fellows, PhD students and Masters students.

Our Achievements

Our researchers currently hold: 

  • 13 Canada Research Chairs
  • 3 BC Leadership Research Chairs
  • 18 national investigator and clinician-scientist awards
  • 19 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research career investigator awards

Our investigators produced 738 publications in 2015 – 2016. 

Our Leadership

Our Partners

The Research Institute works in close partnership with:

  • BC Children's Hospital Foundation
  • BC Children's Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children 
  • The Provincial Health Services Authority and its agencies
  • The University of British Columbia

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Our Research Themes

Last updated January 25, 2017. "Our Achievements" updated January 14, 2016.