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Rural Scholar

Click here for POSITION DESCRIPTION  Click here for ADVERTISEMENT   The UBC Department of Family Practice in partnership with the Rural Co-ordination Centre of British Columbia is offering opportunities for established clinicians in British Columbia to develop experience and skills in Rural Scholarship through the Rural Scholars Program.  Suitable applicants will be in active clinical […]

Welcome Dr. Robert Petrella, Head, Department of Family Practice

Welcome Dr. Robert Petrella, Head, Department of Family Practice

Please welcome Dr. Robert Petrella as the new Head of our Department effective October 15, 2019.  He has enthusiastically hit the ground running and is wished much success in his new role!

Remembering Dr. Tom Bailey

It is with sadness that we announce that Dr Tom Bailey died unexpectedly October 6th 2019. For 40 years, Dr Tom Bailey (Tom to almost everyone) ran a community family Practice office providing comprehensive care in British Columbia. Most recently he practised at the Westwind Medical Clinic in Victoria and active privileges at Victoria General […]

Fearless PhD graduate strives to improve rural women’s health – Cathy Ellis

Walking for days along Nepal’s steep mountainous paths, with no access to electricity, phone or internet, might seem like an unconventional way to conduct research, but for Cathy Ellis, who convocates this month as on of SFU’s oldest doctoral graduates this year, it was an essential part of her fieldwork. Congratulations Dr. Ellis!