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UBC chair will advance rural health education and research in B.C. – Dr. John Pawlovich

UBC chair will advance rural health education and research in B.C. – Dr. John Pawlovich

A family doctor who has dedicated his career to improving the health of rural, remote and Indigenous communities has been appointed the next Rural Doctors’ UBC Chair in Rural Health. “Dr. John Pawlovich is deeply committed to social accountability and has embraced innovative technologies to reach those most in need and enable greater access to […]

Award News: Dr. Steve Beerman

Award News: Dr. Steve Beerman

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Beerman, director of the Nanaimo Postgraduate Training Site, who received two major awards recently. On Monday, May 10 he was awarded the Royal Life Saving Society’s King Edward VII Cup to recognize his outstanding contributions to life saving. In more straightforward years, Dr. Beerman would have received his award in person […]

Award News: Dr. Terri Aldred

Award News: Dr. Terri Aldred

Congratulations to Dr. Terri Aldred on receiving the 2020-2021 Resident Doctors of Canada Mikhael Award for Medical Education. The award is given annually to honour and recognize individuals who have helped improve medical education within Canada. Dr. Aldred, who is an outreach primary doctor with Carrier Sekani Family Services, supporting 12 communities in northern BC. […]

2021 Honorary Degree Recipients: Elder Roberta Price

2021 Honorary Degree Recipients: Elder Roberta Price

The Postgraduate Program in the Department of Family Practice is excited to share that Elder Roberta Price is one of the 2021 Congregation Honorary Degree Recipients. As the official program elder, Elder Roberta has contributed greatly to the program and we’re all celebrating the news. Congratulations and thank you!