Strategic Plan

Our strategic plan outlines our goals, strategies, and tactics to sustain BC’s health research excellence over the immediate and longer term futures. We continuously monitor our progress and measure our success to ensure we are achieving our vision of a thriving health research community in BC that works together to improve the health and well-being of our citizens.

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  1. People
    Maintain a base of excellent health researchers who advance knowledge and help inform decision-making in BC
  2. Responsiveness
    Increase responsiveness of the health research enterprise to BC priorities
  3. Coherence
    Increase coherence through coordination and collaboration across BC's health research enterprise

The above strategic goals are supported by an enabling goal of continuous improvement in organizational effectiveness and efficiency.


  • A thriving, world-class health research community in British Columbia, working together to improve the health and well-being of our citizens.


  • Discover solutions to our greatest health challenges
  • Connect knowledge and action on provincial priorities
  • Engage partners to improve the research enterprise


  • Leadership
    We serve to advance shared priorities among BC's health research stakeholders
  • Integrity
    We act in ways that build trust for working collaboratively with stakeholders
  • Excellence
    We strive to exceed our own and others' expectations of our work