In this seminar on June 15, 2022 at noon PST, Dr. Kate Mulligan, Senior Director of the new Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing, will provide a focal point for the growth and development of SP across Canada while surfacing and sharing promising people and practices, foreground equity, community leadership, and collaboration in this emerging practice. […] Read More
In this seminar on May 11, 2022 at noon PST, Professor Patricia Janssen , UBC School of Population and Public Health, will share the successes of SmartMom and SmartParent , Canada’s first prenatal and parenting education programs delivered by SMS text messaging. We have created SmartMom and SmartParent, Canada’s first prenatal and parenting education programs delivered […] Read More
Dr. Wendy Norman and Dr. Terri Aldred have been recognized by the Government of Canada this month as being among the “Women of Impact in Canada”, STEM Category. Women of Impact in Canada is an online gallery dedicated to women’s achievements, featuring profiles of courageous women who have made an impact in politics, the arts […] Read More
Abortion remains safe after Canada removed restrictions on the medical abortion pill mifepristone in November 2017. That’s one of the key findings from a UBC-led study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read More
As COVID-19 vaccine cards rolled out across several Canadian provinces in September, the number of people getting vaccinated increased in provinces like B.C. But those numbers have now slowed, with some communities facing particular challenges when it comes to vaccine uptake. 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.