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Doris Barwich, MD  

University of British Columbia

Member: Knowledge Translation Committee

Principal Investigator:

2015 Transformative Grant Program Pilot Study -- Improving advance care planning for frail elderly Canadians (TG 2015-03-P)

2015 Catalyst Grant Program -- Mixed Methods feasibility study of group peer support interventions to engage the public in ACP (CAT 2015-39)

2013 Core Research Program Grant -- iGAP‐ Improving General Practice Advance Care Planning (CORE 2013-13)

2012 Core Research Program Grant -- A Knowledge Translation Project on Benchmark End-of Life Care Practices for the Elderly in Primary Care (CORE 2012-13)

Doris Barwich is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, and the Executive Director of the BC Centre for Palliative Care (BCCPC), a provincial hub to support excellence in evidence-informed practice, education, innovation, collaboration and policy development to improve care for those living with serious illness and their families. Dr. Barwich completed her MD/LMCC and Family Medicine Residency at the University of Manitoba and a Fellowship in Palliative Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Her research interests include the integration of palliative and primary care, bowel care in the palliative population, and Advance Care Planning.