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Tuum Est!  Graduation 2018

Tuum Est! Graduation 2018

This week, hundreds of new graduates from across a wide range of Faculty of Medicine programs will gather to celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers as doctors, midwives, genetic counsellors and more!  This spring alos marks the 10-year anniversary of the first wave of medical graduates from UBC’s […]

British Columbia unveils plan for renewed primary health-care system

British Columbia unveils plan for renewed primary health-care system

The NDP government’s promised urgent primary care centres that offer health care on evenings and weekends will become a reality within the next three years, according to the health ministry The health-care centres are part of the B.C. government’s “renewed system” for primary health care, unveiled Thursday morning. “The kind of care people need, and […]

Clinical faculty members receive 2018 BC College of Family Physicians awards

Several of the department’s clinical faculty have recently received awards from the BC College of Family Physicians. The 2018 awards honours the work of more than 6,500 family doctors who form the cornerstone of BC’s primary care system and coincides with BC Family Doctor Day which was held on May 19, 2018.  The BCCFP awards […]

A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science

A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science

Exploring the benefits of exercise, improving athletic performance and treating sports-related injuries will be the focus of a new building that officially opened today at the University of British Columbia. The Chan Gunn Pavilion, a new facility for the Faculty of Medicine, will house physicians and physical therapists who treat about 3,500 patients a month. […]