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Dr. Granger Avery installed as 149th Canadian Medical Association President

Dr. Granger Avery installed as 149th Canadian Medical Association President

The man who has been called The Pride of Port McNeill, Dr. Granger Avery, was installed on August 25, 2016 as the 149th president of the Canadian Medical Association, an organization with 80,000 members. Born in 1946, in London’s King’s College Hospital where his mother trained as a physician, Avery is a 70-year-old recently retired general practitioner […]

2016 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons grants awarded to Drs. Joanna Bates and Maria Hubinette

2016 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons grants awarded to Drs. Joanna Bates and Maria Hubinette

Congratulations to Drs. Joanna Bates and  Maria Hubinette who have recently been awarded research grants from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for their work in medical education.   Dr. Joanna Bates, Professor, Department of Family Practice, Scientist, Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine has been awarded a Royal College of Physicians and […]

UBC family medicine residency training expands to South Okanagan

From a young age, Travis Thompson took an acute interest in medicine — but it wasn’t just an affinity for anatomy and physiology that drew him to the field, rather the prospect of helping others, particularly those living in underserviced areas of the province. “When you come from a small town, you have a unique […]