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Brian Ng and colleagues publish study: “Facilitators and Barriers to Expediated Partner Therapy: Results From a Survey of Family Physicians”

A survey of family physicians in Canada found that improved remuneration and development of clinical guidelines and a legal framework can support expedited partner therapy as an intervention to control sexually transmitted infections. More information: https://journals.lww.com/stdjournal/Abstract/2020/08000/Facilitators_and_Barriers_to_Expedited_Partner.5.aspx Congratulations Dr. Ng and co-authors!

Joanie Sims-Gould and colleagues explore the care needs of Canadians living with frailty and the role of primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic

Leveraging existing relationships with primary care sites across three provinces, this project aims to answer the following questions: i) What are the health care needs and experiences of older Canadians living with frailty, and their family caregivers, during the COVID-19 pandemic (including experiences and needs as a result of physical distancing, support during self-isolation, and […]

Allison Campbell promoted to Associate Professor, Teaching

Allison Campbell promoted to Associate Professor, Teaching

The department congratulates Ms. Allison Campbell on her promotion to Associate Professor, Teaching.  More information on Ms. Campbell’s background can be found at:  https://midwifery.ubc.ca/person/allison-campbell/

Alana Hirsh lead author of study: “Addressing trauma in substance use disorder: a critical gap in service amplified by COVID-19”

Alana Hirsh lead author of study: “Addressing trauma in substance use disorder: a critical gap in service amplified by COVID-19”

Alana Hirsh, Clinical Assistant Professor, is lead author of a study entitled: “Addressing trauma in substance use disorder: a critical gap in service amplified by COVID-19” More information: https://www.cfp.ca/news/2020/07/15/07-15 Congratulations Dr. Hirsh!