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UBC Medical Journal: call for submissions

This is a reminder that the UBC Medical Journal (UBCMJ) is currently accepting submissions for the Fall 2013 issue. The UBCMJ is an internationally recognized student-run academic journal with the goal of engaging students in a dialogue in medicine. The UBCMJ provides an amazing opportunity to: Publish a commentary, review or research in a peer-reviewed journal Learn […]

Training to treat ethnic minorities: are medical students prepared?

Training to treat ethnic minorities: are medical students prepared?

Melissa Carr (Communications Coordinator, UBC Faculty of Medicine) I recently attended the Undergraduate Medicine Research Forum and was impressed with all of the student projects that were presented, however, one really stood out for me.  The students involved decided to take a look at how their medical education is preparing them to deal with a […]

VFMP student profile: Mike Bergunder

VFMP student profile: Mike Bergunder

Mike Bergunder (VFMP, 2016) I remember first wanting to go into medicine when I was eight years old.  I watched as my mom underwent numerous surgeries and hospital visits. I saw how medicine could completely change someone’s life and the positive impact a physician could have on another human being. There were times when I […]

Message from the Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser

As the days grow longer and the rain eases up, I am enjoying my cycle commute in daylight and am anticipating the cherry blossoms.  In my first year here, I have been delighted with the many things that Vancouver and our distributed program sites have to offer, including music and theatre, the outdoors and (too […]

Early integration into a hospital community: UBC’s ALC pilot in New Westminster

Since January, 2013, the UBC Faculty of Medicine MD Undergraduate Program has been piloting an Academic Learning Community (ALC) in New Westminster at Royal Columbian Hospital.

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Early integration into a hospital community: UBC’s ALC pilot in New Westminster

Melissa Carr, Communications Coordinator – VFMP While grabbing a quick bite to eat, Jessica McCallum and her colleagues discuss the life cycle of HIV, which they learned about in a recent lecture.  The group banters back and forth enthusiastically.  They share experiences they have had with preceptors and patients, as well as topics covered in […]

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Growing Rural Medicine

UBC’s undergraduate and postgraduate training programs are placing young doctors in communities across B.C., where they can learn first-hand from patients and rural doctors…

Island Medical Program students “compete” for a good cause.

Island Medical Program students “compete” for a good cause.

Led by their class VPs, the 2015 and 2016 IMP students competed to see who could collect the most food for Mustard Seed of Greater Victoria.