The UBC Department of Family Practice welcomes the opportunity to reflect deeply on this important day and to consider what actions we are called upon to take during this period of increasing awareness of the harm done to the First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples from earliest contact and colonial times up to, and including, […] Read More
As fall gets ever closer, I hope you were able to find time to rest, recharge and ready for the new academic year. It seems like yesterday when we welcomed a new group of resident learners and here we are now welcoming new UG learners to the Department. With so many changes again to work, […] Read More
Team-Based Primary Care Learning Centres and Enhanced Teaching Clinics are a a network of collaborative, inter-professional primary care teaching sites that create high quality learning opportunities that accelerate team-based care in the community. The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Practice, in partnership with the British Columbia Ministry of Health, is […] Read More
In late 2020, Sandi Reis was at home on Cortes Island reading her local paper when she noticed an article about a program encouraging people to live a healthy lifestyle through physical activity and wellness. Called HealtheSteps, the free, evidence-based program is now delivered virtually, adapting to the reality brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. […] Read More
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
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.