Lindsay Hedden

Lindsay Hedden
Assistant Scientific Director
Our Team
Central Office
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 is the 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. Dr. Hedden completed a previous post-doctoral fellowship with the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. She has a PhD in Population and Public Health, and 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. She joined the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2020.