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Welcoming UBC’s largest group of first year Aboriginal medical students
October 14, 2015This year, 15 first year Aboriginal students were admitted to our MD program. Read More >


Island Medical Program graduate profile: Michelle Tousignant
June 30, 2015Emergency physician Dr. Michelle Tousignant, one of 24 students in the Island Medical Program's first class, reflects back on her training experience on the Island. Read More >


UBC Aboriginal MD program meets goal five years ahead of schedule
May 15, 2015In 2002, UBC's Aboriginal MD Admissions program set an unofficial goal of graduating 50 more Aboriginal MDs by 2020. Now, the ambitious goal has been reached five years early. Read More >


Dr. David Snadden on rural doctor shortages in B.C.
January 13, 2015Our own Dr. David Snadden recently spoke with CBC regarding rural doctor shortages in B.C. and what the UBC Faculty of Medicine is doing to address this issue. The interview begins about halfway through the podcast. Listen here. Read More >


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 >