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Connecting rural physicians with ultrasound

Connecting rural physicians with ultrasound

Born and raised in Trail, British Columbia, Blair Stanley knew he wanted to go back to his hometown after finishing medical school. Despite knowing the challenges that can often face rural physicians, Dr. Stanley wanted to be home, helping the people in Trail and the rural communities surrounding it. “I’m now a family physician in […]

UBC medical students celebrate their first step on the path to residency

UBC medical students celebrate their first step on the path to residency

Among a room full of fourth-year UBC medical students, Katherine Lam smiles as she pulls a white T-shirt from the pile and reaches for a marker on the table. In block letters, she writes “FAM,” and underneath “Victoria.” “I matched to UBC’s Family Medicine program in Victoria,” she says. “I’m really excited because it’s a […]

The Iron Conundrum

The Iron Conundrum: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Brain Iron – Clinical Implications Chan Centre for Family Health Education (Auditorium) February 27 – 28, 2017 8:45am – 12:00 pm   Individuals with mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions often present with restless movement patterns and facial mimic characteristics, including hyper-/hypo-arousability hyper-kinesia, and hypermotor-restlessness (H-behaviours).  H-behaviours cause disruptive […]

UBC MEDTalks: The Genomics Revolution

UBC MEDTalks: The Genomics Revolution

https://www.alumni.ubc.ca/event/medtalks-genomics-revolution/ Presented by UBC Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, in partnership with alumni UBC The sequencing of the human genome has been hailed as a scientific breakthrough in that it has opened the human genetic blueprint to investigations of all questions ranging from human origins to the understanding of […]