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Remembering Dr. Rodney Andrew

Remembering Dr. Rodney Andrew

It is with deep sorrow and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our greatest role model – Dr. Rodney Frederick Andrew, Clinical Professor for over twenty-five years, and recipient of the 2016 Family Physician of the Year award. Rod was an amazing person.  A superb doctor and teacher. He was generous, warm and […]

Dr. Heather McKay one of three faculty members selected as 2017-2018 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

Dr. Heather McKay one of three faculty members selected as 2017-2018 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

Heather McKay has been selected as one of three Faculty of Medicine faculty members to receive a Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar Award for 2017-2018.  Recipients of this research award spend one year in residence at the Institute working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment. Read more here   Congratulations, Dr. McKay!    

Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces:  Learning from Research and Practice Conference

Safe, Healthy, and Productive Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice Conference

Date: June 1-3, 2017 Main Event: University of British Columbia Satellite Sites: University of Northern British Columbia, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus Website:  http://cirpd.org/conference E-mail:  conference@cirpd.org/admin@cirpd.org  

Abortion care in Canada is decided between a woman and her doctor, without recourse to criminal law – Dr. Wendy Norman

As the UK debates decriminalisation of abortion and people wonder about the effects it might have,1 it may be useful to consider the Canadian experience of nearly 30 years without a criminal law to police access to abortion. For many years, abortion was prohibited under the Canadian criminal code unless provided in a hospital after […]