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Dr. Betty Calam receives 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination

Dr. Betty Calam receives 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination

Betty Calam, Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice was recently nominated for a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Award.   Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community.  Nominees are recognized by category.  

UBC medical students celebrate match day milestone

UBC medical students celebrate match day milestone

On March 1, celebrations kicked off across the province as hundreds of fourth-year UBC medical students learned the results from the first round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS), which pairs MD students with residency programs across the nation. Students gathered at all four MD training sites, based in Kelowna, Prince George, Victoria and […]

Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver- Dr. Jude Kornelsen

Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver- Dr. Jude Kornelsen

Giving birth in Canada can be more difficult for women in rural areas, often because they have to travel much farther to deliver in a hospital. It’s the consequence of a move to centralize healthcare, and it can have an impact on the baby’s health. Experts say research shows that any time a woman travels […]

Three faculty members awarded the 2018 CAME Certificate of Merit Award

Three faculty members awarded the 2018 CAME Certificate of Merit Award

Brenda Hardie is one of three faculty members who has received the 2018 Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Merit Award.  This award promotes, recognizes and rewards faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.