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Vancouver General Hospital and its two partner hospitals, UBC Hospital and GF Strong Rehab Centre form unique health care facilities in the province, serving all adults in B.C. and leading the way in education and research.

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Calendar of Events

Mr. Lube Tournament for the Cure

The 12th annual Mr. Lube Tournament for the Cure will be held on June 9, 2021 to help raise funds for the Prostate Centre at VGH. In keeping with our tradition of excellence, our tournament offers a d ...

Night of a Thousand Stars Gala

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is proud to celebrate the world-class health care professionals at our hospitals and the donors who support them at our signature fundraising event, the Night of a Thousa ...

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Funding Opportunities

Chair in Burn and Wound Healing

An internationally recognized research team at Vancouver General Hospital is working on a new treatment for wounds that will prevent the heavy scarring experienced by many burn survivors. The discovery will also be valuable for pe... More

Neurological Treatment and Research

Internationally recognized for their work in Alzheimer disease and related disorders such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke, our doctors and researchers are among world leaders in the... More

Immunity and Infection Research Centre at VGH

Worldwide, infectious diseases are the second leading cause of death only after cardiovascular diseases; in Canada, they are a major cause of lost economic productivity and a leading cause of premature loss of life. The SARS crisi... More

Centre for Hip Health and Musculoskeletal Research

The Centre for Hip Health and the Musculoskeletal Research is the first centre in the world to organize researchers and clinicians including surgeons and other health care professionals such as physiotherapists, together to focus ... More

The Institute of Urologic Sciences

Every single British Columbian will face a urological issue at some time in his or her life. Urologic surgeons care for patients with a wide range of common problems such as bladder infections, trouble urinating, prostate and blad... More

Skin Care Centre at VGH

The Skin Care Centre at VGH has a comprehensive and aggressive program aimed at exploring all aspects of skin cancer and is Canada’s leading skin cancer research group, encompassing both clinical and basic research. Bu... More

Eye Care Centre

The Eye Care Centre at VGH is the largest eye facility in Canada, providing diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of conditions. The Centre is also one of the leading sites for the delivery of cataract, glaucoma, oncology, ocul... More

Centre of Excellence for Surgical Education and Innovation

The Centre of Excellence for Surgical Education and Innovation is the first Centre of its kind in Canada to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons and is committed to achieving excellence in medical education, research ... More

The Spine Centre at VGH

Up to 80% of us will experience a disabling episode of back or neck pain in our lives, whether as a result of a degenerative disc disorder, spinal infection or other conditions. A smaller number of people will suffer the devastati... More

Men’s Health

Men have often been the subjects of health research, but not the focus. This has unfortunately led to an impression that current health services meet men’s health needs. The establishment of the BC Men’s He... More

in it for life Fund (Area of Greatest Need)

Every person in British Columbia wants to know they are receiving the best treatment available, that the latest equipment is being used and that they are benefiting from the most up to date research findings. The in it for life F... More