Registration Now Open for BC Rural Health Research Exchange Presenters

It’s back!   If you attended last year’s BC Rural Health Research Exchange (BCRHRx), you’ll have been blown away be the variety and ingenuity of the rural health research happening in British Columbia (BC).   And because we know the work never stops, we wanted to do it all over again.   That’s why the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), with the support … Continue reading

Rural Research

Newly Published Research & Calls for Research Participants Chapter Series Examines Adaptation Strategies for Rural Communities & Health Services in Face of Climate Change With record-breaking heat waves scorching most of British Columbia, and one of the most highly active and destructive wildfire seasons on record, climate change is on … Continue reading

Rural Research Opportunities Abound

If there’s a fifth season in British Columbia, one might be compelled to call it “Research” because, right now, there are several opportunities for rural health providers and patients to engage in research lectures, grants, or studies. At RCCbc, we know it’s critically important to create rural research—and for rural … Continue reading

Rural research grant applications due by Oct 30

If you’re planning to apply for either the Rural Physician Research Support Project grant, or the Rural Global Health Partnership Initiative grant, you must complete and send your application package to Adrienne Peltonen ( by October 30.   The Rural Physician Research Support Project offers up to $10,000 per year to support the rural research work of BC family physicians that either live and … Continue reading

RHSRNbc 2018 Symposium Proceedings now available

Submitted by RHSRNbc  The proceedings from the 2018 research symposium hosted by the Rural Health Services Research Network of BC (RHSRNbc) are now available for download. The symposium proceedings document captures the questions and ideas generated through the discussions held at the Rural Emergency Services Research Symposium in June 2018. The … Continue reading