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Program Director- Sport and Exercise Program, R3 Enhanced Skills Program

Family Medicine Postgraduate Program Click here for POSITION VACANCY DESCRIPTION  Program Director – Sport and Exercise Medicine, R3 Enhanced Skills Program The Postgraduate Program of the Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, invites applications from Family Physicians for the position of Program Director for Sport and Exercise Medicine, with the R3 Enhanced Skills Residency […]

Site Director Search- Kootenay Boundary Site

Family Medicine Postgraduate Program POSITION VACANCY Site Director- Kootenay Boundary Site.  The Post Graduate Program of the University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice invites applications for the position of Site Director for the Kootenay Boundary Family Medicine Residency Site located in Interior BC.  The Family Medicine Postgraduate Program at UBC is widely distributed […]

Testing of Lead Levels in B.C. Schools May Save Millions in Health Care Costs

A recent survey of B.C. schools compiled by Postmedia showed that more than a quarter of the province’s school districts have found lead in drinking water that exceeds safe limits. Lead has been linked to health problems such as reduced intelligence scores, learning disabilities, and behaviour disorders such as attention deficit disorder and physical weaknesses. […]

Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin wins Governor General’s Award

Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin wins Governor General’s Award

Ruth Elwood Martin, a family physician and clinical faculty member in UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, is the recipient of one of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. These awards were created in 1979 to mark the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Persons Case, which changed the course of […]