Family Matters

Elaine Carty appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Elaine Carty appointed to the Order of British Columbia

Elaine Carty, founding Director of UBC’s Midwifery Program and Professor Emerita and Jiri Frohlich, Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine were among the sixteen civic leaders appointed to the Order of British, the Province’s highest form of recognition.

Louise Nasmith receives the 2018 AFMC President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine

Louise Nasmith receives the 2018 AFMC President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine

Louise Nasmith, Professor and Interim Co-Head in the Department of Family Practice is the recipient of the 2018 Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine.  The award recognizes excellence for national leadership in academic medicine.

Saraswathi Vedam wins Innovation Challenge from National Quality Forum

Saraswathi Vedam wins Innovation Challenge from National Quality Forum

Saraswathi Vedam, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice, was one of five people to win the 2017 Innovation Challenge from the U.S. based National Quality Forum (NQF), for developing and validating patient-designed measures of autonomy and respect, as well as tools to capture patients’ reported mistreatment in maternity care.

Department Members Give Back – Steve Beerman, Cathy Ellis, Gurdeep Parhar

Department Members Give Back – Steve Beerman, Cathy Ellis, Gurdeep Parhar

Giving Back From tackling hemophilia in Uganda to teaching swimming lessons in Bangladesh, meet some of our faculty and students who are giving their time, talent and treasure to help communities at home and around the world.