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Vancouver General Hospital - Research Pavilion

The Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) is responsible for the allocation of space and management of specific buildings on the VGH campus, including the VGH Research Pavilion.

VCHRI centres, programs and areas located within the VGH Research Pavilion are: 

  • Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation (C2E2) provides evidence-based advice to advance a sustainable health system for British Columbians.  C2E2 investigators provide statistical expertise for health care policy makers and VCH health researchers. For more information visit

  • Diabetes and Islet Cell Transplantation is an example of the cutting-edge research taking place at VCH.  The program provides an alternative to whole pancreas transplantation for Type I Diabetes patients. The Islet Transplant Program is located at the Ike Barber Human Islet Transplant Laboratory within the VGH Research Pavilion.   

  • Emergency Medicine Research has a broad clinical research program and is involved in multiple national and local studies. The program is recognized internationally for its pioneering work in trauma imaging. 

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Flu season

Beginning December 1, 2014, through March 31, 2015, all visitors must have had their flu shot or wear a mask. Flu shots for visitors are free and can be obtained at your family doctor, VCH flu clinics, walk-in clinics; or pharmacies. People planning to visit loved ones in a health care facility or who will take family members to outpatient appointments are also eligible for a free flu shot.

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Masks are available at nursing stations, outpatient reception desks and/or the main entrances of our facilities. 

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Vancouver General Hospital - Research Pavilion
828 10th Avenue West
Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1L8
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