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An injection of youth
September 5, 2014Meet the two youngest MD students in UBC history. Read More >


Recent MD grad honoured with Doctors of BC “Change Maker Award”
June 25, 2014The Doctors of BC Change Maker Awards, which recognizes winners for their work in improving the health care system for patients and those who work in it. Read More >


On the road to rural B.C. with stethoscopes in hand
June 10, 2014This week, a group of UNBC, CNC and UBC medical and health professional students will be hitting the road, travelling to rural and remote communities across B.C.   Although they’re bound to enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the way, this isn’t any ordinary road trip. Instead, they’re on a mission: to educate elementary and secondary students […] Read More >


Photo contest: what distributed medical education means to me
May 28, 2014We need your help to tell our story… August 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of UBC’s distributed MD undergraduate program, and to celebrate, we are looking at the past, present and future of medical education in British Columbia. That’s why we’re asking for your help to tell our story… We want you to show us, […] Read More >


Matched! Newest crop of UBC docs head to residency
March 5, 2014Fourth year MD students gathered today at the UBC Medical Student Alumni Centre to celebrate the results of the first round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS), which matches graduating MD students with postgraduate programs across Canada. Read More >


Meet the new President and CEO of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)
November 5, 2013Dean Gavin Stuart invites you to attend   A “meet and greet “ to welcome Dr. Geneviève Moineau the new President and CEO of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)   Wednesday, November 13, 2013 · 5:00 – 7:00 pm Hardwick Hall, Medical Student and Alumni Centre (MSAC) Light refreshments will be […] Read More >


Dr. Sarah De Leeuw on why the creative arts can aid medical science.
March 19, 2013If doctors are taught about art and culture…will their patients get better treatment?  Dr. Sarah DeLeeuw is an Assistant professor at UBC’s Northern Medical Program and the Michael Smith scholar in creative arts and health.  She was recently interviewed on CBC’s Daybreak North, where she discussed how the creative arts can aid medical practitioners. Skip […] Read More >


Event Announcement: Curriculum Renewal Town Hall
November 20, 2012Dawn DeWitt, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education will be holding a Town Hall on the topic of Undergraduate Medical  Curriculum Renewal on Tuesday December 11th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This session is one facet of our curriculum renewal communications plan, aimed at communicating in an open forum where we will: provide you with information on […] Read More >