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Clinical faculty members receive 2018 BC College of Family Physicians awards

Several of the department’s clinical faculty have recently received awards from the BC College of Family Physicians. The 2018 awards honours the work of more than 6,500 family doctors who form the cornerstone of BC’s primary care system and coincides with BC Family Doctor Day which was held on May 19, 2018.  The BCCFP awards […]

A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science

A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science

Exploring the benefits of exercise, improving athletic performance and treating sports-related injuries will be the focus of a new building that officially opened today at the University of British Columbia. The Chan Gunn Pavilion, a new facility for the Faculty of Medicine, will house physicians and physical therapists who treat about 3,500 patients a month. […]

Dr. Betty Calam receives 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination

Dr. Betty Calam receives 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination

Betty Calam, Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice was recently nominated for a 2018 YWCA Women of Distinction Award.   Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours individuals whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community.  Nominees are recognized by category.  

UBC medical students celebrate match day milestone

UBC medical students celebrate match day milestone

On March 1, celebrations kicked off across the province as hundreds of fourth-year UBC medical students learned the results from the first round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS), which pairs MD students with residency programs across the nation. Students gathered at all four MD training sites, based in Kelowna, Prince George, Victoria and […]