About Us

The Department of Family Practice educates students, physicians, and midwives to be effective providers of patient-centered care in the context of family and community.


The vision of the Department of Family Practice is to improve the health of the people of British Columbia.


The mission of the Department of Family Practice is to:

  • Provide leadership for innovation in health care
  • Foster partnerships for promotion and enhancement of family medicine and midwifery
  • Support faculty to teach and inspire medical and midwifery students and family practice residents across the province
  • Support faculty to undertake primary care research and participate in other scholarship