Family Matters

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 […]

Sarah Munro receives Michael Smith Foundation Trainee Award

Sarah Munro receives Michael Smith Foundation Trainee Award

Sarah Munro, PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has been awarded a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) trainee award.  Ms. Munro was one of 28 outstanding post doctoral researchers chosen from a highly competitive pool of 154 applications.  With a maximum term of three years, the awards will […]

Zika Virus Will have Minimal Impact at Olympics Due to Winter Weather – Dr. Navin Prasad

With less than a month left to go before the Summer Olympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, local athletes are making their final preparations. 29 current and former University of British Columbia student athletes, who are part of Team Canada’s roster, received a special sendoff from UBC’s newly-appointed president Santa Ono.  Another […]