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Hamideh Bayrampour and team ranked number one on CIHR grant studying perinatal cannabis exposure

Dr. Hamideh Bayrampour’s application for a Canadian Institutes of Health Research catalyst grant was ranked number one of  115 submissions in the Cannabis Research in Urgent Priority Areas pool.

UBC medical students celebrate next steps

UBC medical students celebrate next steps

Excitement and anticipation were in the air February 26 as UBC medical students around B.C. learned the results from match day — the first round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS), which pairs MD students with residency programs across Canada. At MD training sites in Victoria, Prince George, Kelowna and Vancouver, fourth-year students celebrated their […]

Eight grants awarded for social determinants of health (SDH) initiatives

Eight grants awarded for social determinants of health (SDH) initiatives

Congratulations to the following BC College of Family Physicians members who were selected to receive funding for initiatives aimed at helping BC family physicians to address the social determinants of health (SDH).  The eight recipients/teams are: Drs. Dean Brown/Vanessa Brcic:  Assessment Tool for Use in Primary Care and Patient Medical Home Dr. Ilona Hale: Promotion of […]

Primary Care Innovation Support Unit takes on team-based care

Primary Care Innovation Support Unit takes on team-based care

The Department of Family Practice’s Primary Care Innovation Support Unit (ISU) was launched in 2018, thanks to the Faculty of Medicine’s Strategic Investment Fund. The goal of the ISU is to collaborate with groups in B.C. who are creating primary care innovations.  Much of the unit’s work in its first 10 months has been to […]