Family Medicine Residency Program to launch new training site in Surrey, BC

June 27, 2011
Family Medicine Residency Program to launch new training site in Surrey, BC

The Department of Family Practice’s Postgraduate Residency Program is pleased to announce the launch of its new training site in Surrey, BC. The site, located at Surrey Memorial Hospital, will officially open on June 30, 2011. Six new residents will begin their training and will become versed in providing treatment and care to patients one of the Lower Mainland’s fastest-growing communities.

The site will be led by director, Dr. Arthur Willms. Dr. Willms is the current Chief of General Practice at Surrey Memorial Hospital and has taught for the UBC Family Practice Undergraduate program since 2006. He is an accomplished leader, having served as director of the clinical teaching unit for fourth year electives and as physician lead at the Jimmy Pattison Outpatient and Surgical centre.