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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. […]

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.  

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.