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Remembering Dr. Jim Thorsteinson

Remembering Dr. Jim Thorsteinson

It is with profound sadness that we write to inform you of the sudden and unexpected death of Dr. Jim Thorsteinson.  Jim was a gifted clinician, leader and teacher who shared his talents generously.  For four decades Jim practiced family medicine in Manitoba and British Columbia, with a focus and a passion for inner city […]

2018 Scholarship Day award winners announced

2018 Scholarship Day award winners announced

The Department of Family Practice Postgraduate department hosted Scholarship day on June 15, 2018.  Residents gathered to present their research projects at this full day event.  There were several opportunities for participants to network with the departments’ faculty from across the province and to engage promising young researchers emerging from the UBC Family Medicine Postgraduate […]

Karen Gelb, UBC Midwifery Knowledge Translation Manager, develops BC Women’s Health Research Agenda

Karen Gelb, UBC Midwifery Knowledge Translation Manager, develops BC Women’s Health Research Agenda

On May 9th, 2018 the Women’s Health Research Institute presented the BC Women’s Health Research Agenda at the Third Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium. The BC Women’s Health Research Agenda “[identifies] key challenges, drivers, and enablers to women’s health research and implementation efforts in BC; and, [presents] strategies for enabling, facilitating, and accelerating growth and excellence in women’s health research […]

Homegrown Health – Our path to better health across B.C. begins here

Homegrown Health – Our path to better health across B.C. begins here

Every month, Dr. John Pawlovich sets out from his home, often accompanied by other family doctors, specialists, and students, to visit B.C.’s rural and remote Indigenous communities. Pawlovich — a graduate of UBC’s medical program and a family doctor with well over a decade of experience working in the North — is the medical director […]