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Department Profile: Dr. Christie Newton

Department Profile: Dr. Christie Newton

Dr. Christie Newton is a family doctor, a mother and wife, an animal lover, and now, the president of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). As the Associate Head Education and Engagement for the Department of Family Practice, she is also working on a province-wide team-based primary care learning project. Christie’s appointment as […]

November Cedar Award: Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI) Committee Co-Chairs

November Cedar Award: Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI) Committee Co-Chairs

The November Cedar Award recognizes the JEDI Committee co-chairs for their dedication to promoting a culture of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion within the UBC Department of Family Practice. The JEDI Committee provides guidance to the department regarding structure to change the culture of the department based on the foundation of anti-racism, de-colonization and intersectionality, […]

The Cedar Awards: Dr. Elder Roberta Price

The Cedar Awards: Dr. Elder Roberta Price

The Awards Committee is delighted to honour Dr. and Elder Roberta Price as the first recipient of the DFP Cedar Awards initiative. Described by her peers as the “fearless leader and inspiration behind what [we] do on JEDI, Dr. and Elder Roberta has graciously and tirelessly shared her gifts and her knowledge with our department.” […]

Statement from the Resident Resilience Committee (RRC) and Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee Co-Chairs on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Statement from the Resident Resilience Committee (RRC) and Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee Co-Chairs on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th is a solemn day to honour residential school survivors, those who died in this genocide, and the lasting impacts that the residential school system has had on Indigenous Peoples.  It is a day to learn more about the true history of our country and the atrocities committed in the residential school system. It […]