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BCPSQC Clinician Quality Academy

Clinician Quality Academy is a professional development program delivered over an eight-month period, beginning in April 2017- registration is open until February 17.  The curriculum of Clinician Quality Academy features content and learning modules designed specifically for physicians, and aims to build capability to lead quality and safety initiatives in any health care setting.  To […]

Elaine Carty appointed member of the Order of Canada

Elaine Carty appointed member of the Order of Canada

Elaine Carty, founding Director of UBC’s Midwifery Program and Professor Emerita has recently been appointed to the Order of Canada. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada as Canada turns 150. The Order of Canada is a Canadian national order, admission into […]

College of Family Physicians of Canada and BC College Award Winners Announced

The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC College of Family Physicians recently announced the following award winners: 2016 Researcher, Dr. Keith Ahamad, Clinical Assistant Professor 2016 Reg L. Perkin Award for Family Physician of the Year (BC), Dr. Rodney Andrew, Clinical Professor 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Medicine Research, Dr. Joanna […]

New UBC chair will advance research into rural health

New UBC chair will advance research into rural health

Dave Snadden, who oversaw the expansion of medical education and training in northern British Columbia, has been appointed to a newly created position dedicated to improving rural health care. Dr. Snadden has been appointed the founding Rural Doctors’ UBC Chair in Rural Health, funded through the Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues, a partnership between […]