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Three faculty members recipients of the CIHR and MSFHR Research Awards

Three faculty members are recipients of research awards in the Department of Family Practice.  They are: Dr. Joanie Sims Gould, Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, for her project, “Choose to Move: Impact and Implementation Evaluation of a Program to Enhance Older Adult Physical Activity, Mobility and Health” (CIHR)   Read […]

A Little Respect: Saraswathi Vedam on Reducing Over-Intervention in Maternal Care Through More Autonomy

Governments and health organizations have made remarkable gains in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity rates around the world.  Much of those gains have been driven by increasing capacity, directing more women in hospitals and clinics to ensure they get modern medical care.  Increasingly, however, experts are realizing that this push has brought challenges of its […]

Personalized Medicine Summit 2017

Personalized Medicine Summit 2017

The Personalized Medicine Initiative and partners are pleased to announce the 2nd Personalized Medicine Summit 2017, scheduled for June 11-13, 2017 at the University of British Columbia (UBC). This meeting follows on from the highly successful 1st Personalized Summit 2015 at UBC, which resulted in a consensus advisory document, the “Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to […]

British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) releases Report Card on Health Care

The British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) released the report card, The Role of the British Columbia Government in Health Care on May 2, 2017. As British Columbians prepare to head to the polls, the BCCFP’s new publication offers a family medicine perspective on health issues that matter the most. Read the  BCCFP Provincial Report Card […]