Research

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 […]

Tuum Est!  Graduation 2018

Tuum Est! Graduation 2018

This week, hundreds of new graduates from across a wide range of Faculty of Medicine programs will gather to celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers as doctors, midwives, genetic counsellors and more!  This spring alos marks the 10-year anniversary of the first wave of medical graduates from UBC’s […]

British Columbia unveils plan for renewed primary health-care system

British Columbia unveils plan for renewed primary health-care system

The NDP government’s promised urgent primary care centres that offer health care on evenings and weekends will become a reality within the next three years, according to the health ministry The health-care centres are part of the B.C. government’s “renewed system” for primary health care, unveiled Thursday morning. “The kind of care people need, and […]