Family Matters

Two Department of Family Practice Staff Members Receive 2016 President’s Awards

Two Department of Family Practice Staff Members Receive 2016 President’s Awards

Congratulations to Isabella Losinger and Bill Upward for their outstanding achievements!   UBC presents the President’s Service Awards for Excellence and other staff awards annually to recognize staff members who demonstrate outstanding achievement and excellence within the UBC community. This year, four staff members in the Faculty of Medicine received President’s awards.  Two of the recipients are […]

UBC Sports Medicine named a “Medical Centre of Excellence” by FIFA

The University of British Columbia’s Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre (AMSMC) was inaugurated as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence on September 1, 2016. UBC’s sports medicine centre is one of only two in Canada, and just three in the U.S., to attain the designation from the Federation Internationale de Football Association, based in Zurich. […]

Dr. Granger Avery installed as 149th Canadian Medical Association President

Dr. Granger Avery installed as 149th Canadian Medical Association President

The man who has been called The Pride of Port McNeill, Dr. Granger Avery, was installed on August 25, 2016 as the 149th president of the Canadian Medical Association, an organization with 80,000 members. Born in 1946, in London’s King’s College Hospital where his mother trained as a physician, Avery is a 70-year-old recently retired general practitioner […]

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 […]