Beverley Pomeroy is an active patient partner, Healthcare Educator and works with the Experience Team at Island Health. Bev is a co-lead and PI on several research projects partnering with institutions and organizations like UBC, BC Children’s Hospital and Women’s Health Research Institute. They also sit on the Oversight & Advisory Council for BCPSQC’s Patient Voices Network and SPOR Evidence Alliance Executive Committee. Bev has a particular interest in Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI+) and has co-developed a Trauma & Resiliency Informed Practice program for Research and Evaluation; a strength-based approach to patient-oriented research. Bev fell into patient- oriented research after her daughter, Sophia, passed away in 2017 from a rare, complex, chronic disease at the age of 16.