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Philip Edgcumbe honoured with the 2017 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award

Philip Edgcumbe honoured with the 2017 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award

MD/PhD student Philip Edgcumbe received the 2017 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award.

Indigenous medical graduates inspire future generations

Indigenous medical graduates inspire future generations

This fall the UBC Faculty of Medicine is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Aboriginal MD Admissions program.

Big-city vision with small-town heart

Big-city vision with small-town heart

Third-year UBC medical student Michael Gallea is one of 125 medical students to receive a bursary to support his journey in medicine.

October 20 – Online Information Session

Our first online information session went well; thank you to all of the participants! Although we could not hold an online session in September, we will be presenting one on Friday, October 20 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Please see our Information Sessions page to register.

Mixed reality gives neuroanatomy lessons a boost

Mixed reality gives neuroanatomy lessons a boost

UBC’s Faculty of Medicine teams up with Microsoft to help students visualize the brain’s 3D structure.

Back to School

Back to School

Discover some of the bold education initiatives transforming how the Faculty is training the next generation of health care providers and researchers.

Online Information Session

We are excited to announce that in addition to in-person information sessions, MD Admissions will now offer online information sessions and you are invited to participate! Our first online information session will be on August 30th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. PDT. Similar to our in-person sessions, these hour-long webinars will provide you with some information […]

Writing Tips: Non-Academic Activities and Employment History

We recently saw a post on Pre-Med 101 that asked about omitting common punctuation in order to increase word count in the Non-Academic Activities section. The sample provided by the inquirer read something like this: “students&helped” instead of “students and helped.” We respectfully ask that you do not write your Non-Academic Activities and Employment History […]

Verifier Questions

Verifiers can be a source of confusion and anxiety for some applicants. Our verifier guidelines have not changed since the last cycle, so we hope this post from last year can help with some common verifier issues you might encounter. Some verifiers are easy to choose: your current supervisor, your former coach, your guitar teacher. […]

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