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Michael Klein – Canada’s father of family friendly births

Michael Klein – Canada’s father of family friendly births

Dr. Michael Klein has a mantra that’s guided him during his remarkable and revolutionary career. “My approach has always been, ‘What do women and children need? Not what do we [physicians] need,’” the B.C.-based doctor told White Coat, Black Art host Dr. Brian Goldman.

Models of Care

Models of Care

After doing a routine check of the patient’s vitals, first-year UBC medical student Arielle Roberts sat down with a Canadian Armed Forces member to learn more about his medical history. It’s a conversation she’ll never forget. “We talked for an hour-and-a-half, discussing his experiences and health challenges,” she recalls. “It was unlike any patient interview […]

The 2018 Health System Impact Fellows

Five post-doctoral fellows and one PhD fellow at the Faculty of Medicine have received 2018 Health System Impact Fellows, which supports the development of British Columbia’s health policy talent while addressing policy issues in our province.

At least one year between pregnancies reduces risks for mother and baby

At least one year between pregnancies reduces risks for mother and baby

Twelve to 18 months seems to be the ideal length of time between giving birth and getting pregnant again, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.