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Karim Khan receives Doctor honoris causa from U of Edinburgh Law School

Karim Khan receives Doctor honoris causa from U of Edinburgh Law School

Karim Khan was named Doctor honoris causa by the University of Edinburgh Law School on July 5, 2019.   Congratulations, Dr. Khan!

2019 Implementation Science Team Competition Winners Announced

2019 Implementation Science Team Competition Winners Announced

Five teams have been awarded project grants through Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)’s new Implementation Science Team (IST) Program, developed to address a gap in understanding how research findings and other evidence-based practices are taken up to ultimately improve health and health care in BC. These grants are valued at up to $500,000 […]

Todd Sakakibara honoured as Health Care Hero

Todd Sakakibara honoured as Health Care Hero

Dr. Todd Sakakibara is a primary care physician at Vancouver Coastal Health’s Three Bridges Community Health Centre.  He has made a long-term commitment to improving health care for residents of Vancouver’s vulnerable and under-served populations.  His innovative approach to community medicine can be seen in his leadership of the Vancouver BOOST Collaborative at his clinic […]

2019 Scholarship Day award winners announced

2019 Scholarship Day award winners announced

The Department of Family Practice Postgraduate Program hosts this full-day event once a year for second-year residents and midwifery students to present their research projects. The event includes opportunities to network with departmental faculty from across the province, and to engage with promising young researchers emerging from the UBC Family Medicine Postgraduate Residency program. To preview […]