After hearing Luba’s presentation of the research about burn-out in Midwifery that she completed with Dr. Kathrin Stoll, Sally Pairman, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Confederation of Midwives, invited Luba to join a panel on enabling environments in Midwifery. Read More
A family doctor who has dedicated his career to improving the health of rural, remote and Indigenous communities has been appointed the next Rural Doctors’ UBC Chair in Rural Health. “Dr. John Pawlovich is deeply committed to social accountability and has embraced innovative technologies to reach those most in need and enable greater access to […] Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Steve Beerman, director of the Nanaimo Postgraduate Training Site, who received two major awards recently. On Monday, May 10 he was awarded the Royal Life Saving Society’s King Edward VII Cup to recognize his outstanding contributions to life saving. In more straightforward years, Dr. Beerman would have received his award in person […] Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Terri Aldred on receiving the 2020-2021 Resident Doctors of Canada Mikhael Award for Medical Education. The award is given annually to honour and recognize individuals who have helped improve medical education within Canada. Dr. Aldred, who is an outreach primary doctor with Carrier Sekani Family Services, supporting 12 communities in northern BC. […] Read More
The Postgraduate Program in the Department of Family Practice is excited to share that Elder Roberta Price is one of the 2021 Congregation Honorary Degree Recipients. As the official program elder, Elder Roberta has contributed greatly to the program and we’re all celebrating the news. Congratulations and thank you! Read More
Welcome to the Department of Family Practice
The Department of Family Practice educates students, physicians, and midwives to be
effective providers of patient-centered care in the context of family and community.