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2017 Pre-Medical Diversity Symposium

2017 Pre-Medical Diversity Symposium

The following is a message from the organizers of the 2017 Pre-Medical Diversity Symposium (click poster to enlarge): Are you interested in a career in medicine, but don’t fit the traditional premed mold? Are you curious or confused about the road to applying to medical school? Do you want to hear from medical students who […]

Breaking barriers to care in mental health

Breaking barriers to care in mental health

Colonel Jetly, Senior psychiatrist and Mental Health Advisor to the Surgeon General from the Canadian Armed Forces, talks with UBC medical students about mental health.

NMP Site Profile

Site Preference forms are due soon and some applicants may still be struggling with their site preference rankings. Other applicants have a pretty good idea of where they would like to go, but may be curious about what it would be like to live and study at a site other than their first preference. Luckily, […]

SMP Site Profile

Thank you to Mike, Hannah and Drew for responding to our questions! Mike says: What do you like best about your site? Kelowna itself is a beautiful city with all you need for living, shopping, and things to do. Downtown is right on Okanagan Lake, but in an hour’s drive you can be up at Big […]

IMP Site Profile

Thank you to Riley for sharing his thoughts about life at IMP! What do you like best about your site? The medical student community here on the island has always encouraged me to maintain a balance of work with self-care. This balance will be tremendously important during our careers, and something that I feel is […]

VFMP Site Profile

Thank you to Khalil for answering our questions! What do you like best about your site? Vancouver. Is. Incredible. The huge benefit of having your program in a city centre is that you’re a hop skip and a jump away from all Vancouver has to offer. Whether that be a morning bike ride on the […]

Recommendation: Take the MCAT Early!

Starting with the upcoming 2017/2018 application cycle, only the current version of the MCAT will be accepted. This is the MCAT version that launched in April 2015 with the sections BBFL, CPBS, PSBB and CARS. Many applicants will need to take the MCAT in 2017, either for the first time, or because their old scores will […]

Meet the Class of 2020: Lauren Eadie

Meet the Class of 2020: Lauren Eadie

Meet Lauren Eadie, first-year student in the Island Medical Program.

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