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. 

Our People 

Over 1,000 researchers are affiliated with BC Children's Hospital Research Institute. This includes more than 340 principal investigators and more than 325 postdoctoral fellows, PhD students and Masters students.

Our Achievements

Our researchers currently hold: 

  • 15 Canada Research Chairs
  • 4 BC Leadership Research Chairs

Our investigators produced 840 publications in 2016 – 2017. 

Our Leadership

Our Partners

We are supported by BC Children's Hospital Foundation; are part of BC Children’s Hospital and the Provincial Health Services Authority; and work in close partnership with the University of British Columbia. Read More

Our Research Themes

Strategic Planning

The next phase in the evolution of BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is to become one of the top pediatric research institutes in North America.

Our 2016-2021 Strategic Plan lays out how we will achieve this. Over the next five years, we will build on our existing research strengths and chart a new course for building capacity, ensuring excellence and transferring knowledge.

Are you a BC Children's Hospital Investigator? Please visit ResearchHub (our intranet) for more information on our research structure, strategic planning process and to indicate your theme. If you need support to log into the intranet, please contact Research IT at

Last updated January 10, 2018.