Lindsay Hedden

Lindsay Hedden
Role
Scientific Director
Category
Our Team
Unit(s)
Central Office
BC AHSN
Location
Provincial Hub Team

Lindsay Hedden, PhD, is an assistant professor of Learning Health Systems in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University and served as assistant scientific director of BC AHSN. Her work in primary care focuses specifically on how we can improve access for patients; how we can measure current and predict future supply and demand; and how we can address physician workforce issues, all in the context of a developing learning health system. As a post-doctoral Health System Impact Fellow, she worked with the provincial Ministry of Health on an improved strategy for physician workforce planning, supporting physician recruitment and retention efforts, and the development and evaluation of new models of primacy care delivery. Lindsay completed a previous post-doctoral fellowship with the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. She has a PhD in health services and policy research, a Master of Science in epidemiology from the University of British Columbia, and an Honours Bachelor of Science in health studies from the University of Waterloo. She currently serves as the treasurer on the board of directors for the Justice Emmett Hall Memorial Foundation.