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Lee Yeates receives 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from McMaster University

Lee Yeates receives 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from McMaster University

Lee has worked in women’s health for 25 years and has practiced and taught in isolated, rural, and urban communities in British Columbia, Nunavut, and Ontario. She combines clinical practice with research, leadership, and policy activities that focus on interprofessional collaboration, innovative program and practice development, and rural health services. In addition to two undergraduate […]

Courtney Broten receives 2019 Canadian Association of Midwifery Educators Excellence in Teaching Award

Courtney Broten receives 2019 Canadian Association of Midwifery Educators Excellence in Teaching Award

This award is given to one Canadian midwife annually. The nominee must demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness, teaching innovation, excellence in curricular design, student engagement and exemplary mentorship. Courtney was nominated by several faculty members and enthusiastically supported by the UBC Midwifery Student Association. As a former Master of Health Professions Education. Congratulations, Ms Broten!

2019 Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following 2019 award winners who were recognized at the November, 2019 Family Medicine Forum:   Awards of Excellence Dr. Aryn Khan, Vanderhoof, BC Dr. Lawrence Yang, Surrey, BC Dr. Rajbir Klair, Surrey, BC Dr. Gagan Wilkhu, Delta, BC Dr. Sujatha Nilavar, Surrey, BC   C. Robert Kemp Palliative Care Scholarships Dr. Carmen […]

Using frailty and quality of life measures in clinical care of the elderly in Canada – Ted Rosenberg

Using frailty and quality of life measures in clinical care of the elderly in Canada – Ted Rosenberg

Dr. Ted Rosenberg’s research on frailty measures to predict outcomes has been published in BMJ Open. The Frailty and Ageing Cohort Study (FACTS) is a pragmatic study that embedded valid, reliable and responsive measures of health status and frailty into usual care for a community based elderly population to determine risks for death, nursing home transfer […]