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Executive Medical Director, Continuing Professional Development

The Division of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, invites applications and nominations for the position of Executive Medical Director, CPD. The position is approximately a 0.3 FTE position for a three-year  year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to a satisfactory review.  The position is based in Vancouver, […]

CBC Broadcasting ‘Faces of Palliative Care’

The “Faces of Palliative Care” documentary will re-air on Saturday, September 7 at 9 am and Sunday, September 8 at 11 am on the CBC in British Columbia.  It is slated to broadcast across the country later this fall. For many Canadians, palliative care is seen as a place where the dying are abandoned to […]

Dr. Michelle Butler appointed as new Director, UBC Midwifery Program

The Department of Family Practice and the Midwifery Program are delighted to announce that Dr. Michelle Butler has been appointed as the new Director of the UBC Midwifery Program. Dr. Michelle Butler is an experienced midwife, teacher, researcher, and university administrator.  She qualified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife before pursuing a BSc in Health […]

PhD student Olivia Tseng wins breast cancer fellowship

Olivia Tseng has been awarded a TELUS-Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship to investigate how interactions with family physicians can improve care for people who have experienced breast cancer. Dr. Tseng’s supervisors are McBride and Martin Dawes, Professor and Head of the UBC Department of Family Practice. Dr. Tseng, a practising family physician in the Vancouver area and a […]