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Personalized Medicine Summit 2017

Personalized Medicine Summit 2017

The Personalized Medicine Initiative and partners are pleased to announce the 2nd Personalized Medicine Summit 2017, scheduled for June 11-13, 2017 at the University of British Columbia (UBC). This meeting follows on from the highly successful 1st Personalized Summit 2015 at UBC, which resulted in a consensus advisory document, the “Roadmap for Bringing Personalized Medicine to […]

British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) releases Report Card on Health Care

The British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) released the report card, The Role of the British Columbia Government in Health Care on May 2, 2017. As British Columbians prepare to head to the polls, the BCCFP’s new publication offers a family medicine perspective on health issues that matter the most. Read the  BCCFP Provincial Report Card […]

Remembering Dr. Rodney Andrew

Remembering Dr. Rodney Andrew

It is with deep sorrow and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our greatest role model – Dr. Rodney Frederick Andrew, Clinical Professor for over twenty-five years, and recipient of the 2016 Family Physician of the Year award. Rod was an amazing person.  A superb doctor and teacher. He was generous, warm and […]

Dr. Heather McKay one of three faculty members selected as 2017-2018 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

Dr. Heather McKay one of three faculty members selected as 2017-2018 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar

Heather McKay has been selected as one of three Faculty of Medicine faculty members to receive a Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar Award for 2017-2018.  Recipients of this research award spend one year in residence at the Institute working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment. Read more here   Congratulations, Dr. McKay!