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Thank you and congratulations to the recent graduates of the Midwifery, Postgraduate and Undergraduate programs

The Department of Family Practice, would like to send a heartfelt thank you and congratulations to the recent graduates of the Midwifery, Postgraduate and Undergraduate programs.  In recent years, these cohorts have faced particular challenges as they navigated learning through the Covid-19 pandemic.  Their dedication to their programs and new ways of learning is as […]

Dr. Granger Richard Avery Appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. Granger Richard Avery Appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. Granger Richard Avery is a clinical professor in the department of family practice who has been recently appointed to the Order of Canada. He is recognized for his incisive leadership in the practice of rural medicine and for his tireless commitment to improving Canada’s health care system. Considered one of the country’s highest civilian […]

National Indigenous History Month: JEDI co-chair statement for UBC Department of Family Practice

National Indigenous History Month: JEDI co-chair statement for UBC Department of Family Practice

The month of June is National Indigenous History Month, with June 21st being National Indigenous Day. This is a time to recognize, honour and celebrate the diversity and resiliency of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples. It is also a time to reflect, to learn and unlearn, and to take action. In the spirit of […]

DFP June Research Rounds: New Directions in Social Prescribing

DFP June Research Rounds: New Directions in Social Prescribing

In this seminar on June 15, 2022 at noon PST, Dr. Kate Mulligan, Senior Director of the new Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing, will provide a focal point for the growth and development of SP across Canada while surfacing and sharing promising people and practices, foreground equity, community leadership, and collaboration in this emerging practice. […]