Journal Clubs

Note: At this time in-person educational events and programming are on hold due to Covid-19.

Webinars, online courses, and other online training remain available on the Clinical Education and Training website.

The BC-CfE Journal Club is a critical review and discussion of recent research and scientific articles focused on HIV-related topics. The following papers were discussed in Journal Club over the past 6 months.


  • Title: Momentum II Health Study – Vancouver site of the National Engage Study: Portrait of the health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Metro Vancouver
  • Presented by: Jordan Sang
  • Date: March 11, 2021
  • Title: Immortal time bias in observational epidemiologic research
  • Paper: Lévesque LE, Hanley JA, Kezouh A, Suissa S. Problem of immortal time bias in cohort studies: example using statins for preventing progression of diabetes. BMJ. 2010 Mar 12;340:b5087. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b5087. PMID: 20228141.
  • Presented by: Taylor McLinden
  • Date: March 4, 2021
  • Title: Safe Consumption Sites and the Determinants of Health
  • Paper: Kerman N, Manoni-Millar S, Cormier L, Cahill T, Sylvestre J. “It’s not just injecting drugs”: Supervised consumption sites and the social determinants of health. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 May 23;213:108078. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108078. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32485658.
  • Presented by: Kate Salters
  • Date: February 11, 2021