Academic Teaching Hospitals

BC Children's Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital & Heath Centre, agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority, are the primary sites for the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and Medical Genetics.

As teaching hospitals and major provincial health care resources, BC Children's and BC Women's participate in research to advance health care for women, youth, children and newborns in BC and beyond; the Research Institute supports this research and shares the 46-acre campus on Oak Street in Vancouver.

BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

BC Children’s is home to many specialized pediatric services available nowhere else in the province, including BC’s trauma centre for children, neonatal intensive care, kidney and bone marrow transplants, open heart surgery, neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Sunny Hill is a provincial facility that offers specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities.

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre

BC Women’s is the province’s only facility devoted exclusively to the health of women, newborns and families. It is one of the country’s busiest and largest obstetrical centres. BC Women’s supports women through all the phases of their lives—more than 20,000 women are seen annually through its specialized women’s health programs, which include world-class services in breast health, substance dependency, osteoporosis, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health.

Last Updated: 10/28/2011