Meet Our New Oversight & Advisory Committee Patient Partner Representatives!

We’re excited to announce that our new patient partner representatives have been selected!

Read our blog to find out more about the selection process, meet the new committee members and learn about their hopes for PVN in the coming years.

And if you have any questions or suggestions about the selection process and the Oversight & Advisory Committee's work, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Meet the New Committee Members

Thank You to Our Outgoing Committee Members!

To our outgoing representatives Kimberly Strain, Lin Chen and Sunaina Sharma:

Thank you for dedicating your time, knowledge and experience to ensuring that patient voices are included in all our initiatives and operations! We're extremely appreciative of all your hard work on our Committee during your term. 

UBC Peer Navigation Program Offers Guidance and Support for Prostate Cancer Patients

Cancer treatment involves decisions and effects that often overwhelm and scare patients. To help in these delicate moments, the UBC School of Population and Public Health created a unique peer navigation program to match prostate cancer survivors as peer supporters for patients undergoing treatment.

Learn more about the program.

Digital Tools Enhancing Health Care

Remember a few months ago Interior Health was looking for patient partners to help create MyHealthPortal? There were three engagement opportunities about it over the past few months: Participant, MyHealthPortal Patient Focus GroupMember, MyHealthPortal Steering Committee and MyHealthPortal Patient Advisory Committee.

We're happy to say that the portal is now online, and 86,000 people have already signed up! Patient partner Diane Edlund participated in the development process and spoke about her experience to News@IH.

Read Diane’s interview.

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