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Three department members receive 2017 Doctors of BC Awards

Three department members receive 2017 Doctors of BC Awards

Every year, Doctors of British Columbia acknowledges the outstanding contributions of physicians around the province through a number of awards.  Achievements are recognized in areas such as community contribution, improving the welfare of British Columbians, health promotion, and grassroots advocacy.  The 2017 Doctors of BC Award winners in the department are:  Drs. Geoff Appleton, Trina […]

Head, Department of Family Practice

Read more here The Faculty of Medicine at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Head, Department of Family Practice. The successful applicant is expected to establish strong clinical and administrative linkages with all six Health Authorities and clinical communities in British Columbia. This appointment is for a five (5) year […]

Practising Wisely Workshops

Register now for one inspiring day devoted to helping you learn how to implement the Practising Wisely approach- all while earning up to 18 Mainpro+ credits! This workshop aligns closely with the Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) campaign to implement good health care stewardship and avoid over-medicalization. The program centres on case studies and incorporates individual […]

Dr. Karim Khan named Scientific Director of CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Dr. Karim Khan named Scientific Director of CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Karim Khan, Professor in the Department of Family Practice and outgoing Co-Director of the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, has been appointed the new Scientific Director of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Khan, who assumes the role October 1, will work with the […]