Research Strategy

Department of Medicine Mission Statement

  1. Respect the dignity, individuality, and needs of our patients
  2. Strive to discover new knowledge that will advance state-of-the-art care
  3. Ensure effective and innovating teaching of our students
  4. Optimize our organization to promote both professional and personal fulfillment
  5. Value the efforts and achievement of teams and individuals who work to face the challenges of modern medicine

Department of Medicine Research Strategy

Research Strategy

The Research Office was established in late 2011 in response to the needs and growth of the research enterprise. It’s function is to address issues and impediments in research processes and create  a new infrastructure to enhance the research experience within all levels of the department. The Department of Medicine Research Strategy was created to help integrate the priorities of the Research Office with the overall DOM Mission and focus of the Department, Faculty and UBC.  We have chosen to STRIVE for excellence in research by focusing our efforts on the following six core principles:


If you have any questions about the Research Office, if you have a suggestion for research support you would like us to hear, or if you have a research project you would like assistance with, please contact us at:

Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
10th floor, Room 10121 – 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1M9
Phone: 604 875 4111 ext 21503
Fax: 604 875 4886