Family Matters

2018 BC College of Family Physicians Resident Award winners announced

2018 BC College of Family Physicians Resident Award winners announced

The British Columbia College of Family Physicians have announced the 2018 resident award winners.  They are:   Dr. Conrad Tsang, Resident Leadership Award Dr. Jaron Easterbrook, Dr. Manno and Jean Gurjar Resident Scholarship Award Dr. Nazlee Tabarsi, Dr. Manno and Jean Gurjar Resident Scholarship Award   Congratulations to all!

Announcing Postgraduate Program Appointments

Announcing Postgraduate Program Appointments

Dr. Ken Harder has been appointed Director, Resident Performance in the Postgraduate Residency Program, Department of Family Practice, UBC.  In this role, Dr. Harder will assist the Program Director in his/her responsibilities with the delivery and quality of the Postgraduate Residency Program, provide leadership to the Performance Support Team by liaising with site directors and […]

Remembering Dr. Jim Thorsteinson

Remembering Dr. Jim Thorsteinson

It is with profound sadness that we write to inform you of the sudden and unexpected death of Dr. Jim Thorsteinson.  Jim was a gifted clinician, leader and teacher who shared his talents generously.  For four decades Jim practiced family medicine in Manitoba and British Columbia, with a focus and a passion for inner city […]

2018 Scholarship Day award winners announced

2018 Scholarship Day award winners announced

The Department of Family Practice Postgraduate department hosted Scholarship day on June 15, 2018.  Residents gathered to present their research projects at this full day event.  There were several opportunities for participants to network with the departments’ faculty from across the province and to engage promising young researchers emerging from the UBC Family Medicine Postgraduate […]