Awards and Honors

2019 Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following 2019 award winners who were recognized at the November, 2019 Family Medicine Forum:   Awards of Excellence Dr. Aryn Khan, Vanderhoof, BC Dr. Lawrence Yang, Surrey, BC Dr. Rajbir Klair, Surrey, BC Dr. Gagan Wilkhu, Delta, BC Dr. Sujatha Nilavar, Surrey, BC   C. Robert Kemp Palliative Care Scholarships Dr. Carmen […]

Using frailty and quality of life measures in clinical care of the elderly in Canada – Ted Rosenberg

Using frailty and quality of life measures in clinical care of the elderly in Canada – Ted Rosenberg

Dr. Ted Rosenberg’s research on frailty measures to predict outcomes has been published in BMJ Open. The Frailty and Ageing Cohort Study (FACTS) is a pragmatic study that embedded valid, reliable and responsive measures of health status and frailty into usual care for a community based elderly population to determine risks for death, nursing home transfer […]

2019 Faculty of Medicine Award Winners Announced

2019 Faculty of Medicine Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to all Department of Family Practice faculty and staff award recipients!

Rita McCracken appointed Assistant Professor

Rita McCracken appointed Assistant Professor

The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Rita McCracken as Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. McCracken is a practicing Family Doctor at South Hill Family Health in East Vancouver and St. Vincent’s Langara Long Term Care Facility. She completed her PhD at UBC in November 2018 where she studied health outcomes […]