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CME on The Run! (Ophthalmology & ENT)

Target Audience:  Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Residents, Allied Health Professionals Date:  Friday, October 21, 2016 Time:  1:00 pm- 5:00 pm Venue: Paetzold Lecture Theatre, Vancouver General Hospital and 15 Videoconference Sites! Accreditation:  Up to 3.5 Mainpro M+   Websites: Conference: On-line Registration: UBC CPD:

Genetics-based prescribing moves one step closer to reality

A UBC project that uses patients’ genetic information to inform prescribing decisions by physicians has demonstrated its feasibility through a small pilot project, and is now offering its services directly to consumers. In an article published this week in the CMAJ Open, the creators of TreatGx describe how their pilot project, involving five family practices […]

New UBC education space opens at Royal Inland Hospital

UBC medical students and residents have an expansive new learning space in the Clinical Services Building (CSB) at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH).  The new space was unveiled as part of the official opening of the CSB on September 16, 2016 by Health Minister Terry Lake, Dr. Allan Jones, Regional Associate Dean, Interior, Interior Health representatives, […]

Enhanced Skills Program Director – Family Medicine Postgraduate Program

Click here for POSITION VACANCY DESCRIPTION The Postgraduate Program of the Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, invites applications from Family Physicians for the position of Program Director in the Enhanced Skills Program of the Department’s Postgraduate Program. The program offers 18 positions in Enhanced Skills training in a variety of areas.  These […]