Contact Student Affairs

Student Affairs is part of the UBC Faculty of Medicine, Undergraduate Medical Education Program. We are a confidential resource for current MD students seeking support, guidance, and advice on a range of issues, including: health and well-being, financial planning, career planning, safety, academic support, mentorship, and any other topics students might wish to discuss. We also offer credentialing services to our graduates. See the left sidebar for further information on our offerings and services.

Please contact Student Affairs for more information:

General Contact

Administrative Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Site Contacts: To book an appointment with Student Affairs during office hours, contact your site coordinator (see below).

For more urgent concerns, email your Site Assistant Dean directly and they will do their best to get back to you within 24 to 48hrs.  Please note Student Affairs Assistant Deans are not an emergency service.


If this is an emergency, call 911.

24/7 mental health supports

Physician Health Program: 1-800-663-6729
Empower Me: 1-844-741-6389
Crisis line: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
UBC Student Assistance Program: 1-833-590-1328 (toll-free)


Central Office

Associate Dean: Dr. Laura Farrell
Student Affairs Manager: Robin Ryan
Administrative Assistant: Deni Perez

Diamond Health Care Centre, 8th Floor, 8235D
604-875-4111 Ext. 61979

Vancouver Fraser Medical Program

Assistant Dean: Dr. Hannah Carolan (student last name A-J)
Assistant Dean:
Dr. Sarah Bartlett (student last name K-Ss)

Student Affairs Interim Coordinator: Anna Chan

Diamond Health Care Centre, 8th Floor, 8235D
604-875-4111 Ext. 61696

Fraser Health

Assistant Dean: Dr. Michelle Wong (student last name St-Z and Fraser Cohort)
Student Affairs Coordinator: Tracy Chiu

Surrey Memorial Hospital, Critical Care Tower (Green Zone), 3rd Floor Room 621

Island Medical Program

Assistant Dean: Dr. Fiona Manning
Student Affairs Coordinator: Kelly Arason

Medical Science Building, UVic

Northern Medical Program

Assistant Dean: Dr. Tammy Attia
Student Affairs Coordinator: Shelley Raper

Northern Health Sciences Building, UNBC

Southern Medical Program

Assistant Dean: Dr. Robyn Hutchings
Student Affairs Coordinator: Carri Folk

Reichwald Health Sciences Centre, UBC Okanagan

Career Planning

In addition to meeting with your student affairs dean, current MD students are welcome to email to book a career planning appointment with:

For assistance with topics not listed above, please refer to the contacts below: