Information for students interested in conducting research with us.

Are students allowed to conduct research in Fraser Health?

  • Students who are also Fraser Health employees/privileged physicians may conduct research in Fraser Health as the principal investigator of a study. All applicable approvals are required.
  • Students who are not Fraser Health employees/privileged physicians may conduct research in Fraser Health under the supervision of their academic advisor. Their advisor must be a faculty member of one of Fraser Health’s affiliated universities or obtain affiliation. The academic advisor becomes the principal investigator for the student’s study and the student will become a co-investigator. 

Does student research become harmonized for ethics review?

Most student research with the exception of a chart review type of study will be reviewed following the harmonization process.

Learn more about ethics harmonization.