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PhD student Olivia Tseng wins breast cancer fellowship

Olivia Tseng has been awarded a TELUS-Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Fellowship to investigate how interactions with family physicians can improve care for people who have experienced breast cancer. Dr. Tseng’s supervisors are McBride and Martin Dawes, Professor and Head of the UBC Department of Family Practice. Dr. Tseng, a practising family physician in the Vancouver area and a […]

Congratulations to Elaine Carty Who’s receiving an honorary doctorate from McMaster University
Dr. Ellen Wiebe Receives the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Dr. Ellen Wiebe Receives the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Dr. Ellen Wiebe, medical director of Willow Women’s clinic

Learning Medicine at the “Boundary of the World”

Separated from British Columbia’s mainland by the fierce currents of the Hecate Strait, and often shrouded in dense fog and mist, it is easy to see why the Haida people refer to the small set of sylvan islands as “Xaadala Gwayee”— the islands at the boundary of the world. When the fog lifts on Haida […]