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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Director – Resident Performance

The UBC Family Practice Residency Program is receiving applications for the newly created role of Director, Resident Performance. The successful applicant will be a family physician with experience in medical education, assessment, resident support and remediation. Applicants are asked to supply a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.  Contact information for references should be supplied […]