News and Events


MEDTalks – Emergency: Drug Use and Addiction in the 21st Century
What are the factors contributing to this crisis and what are the consequences of this increase in drug use and addiction? Hear from four top UBC researchers and Clinicians from UBC Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, Arts and Pharmaceutical Sciences as they present their research in a series of short MEDTalks on April 19 at UBC Robson Square. Read More >


Prince George Alumni & Friends Social
Whether you're a physician, physiotherapist, population and public health protector, or other noble profession, join fellow grads, staff and faculty for a drink and some appies on March 7 at Betulla Burning. We'd love you to join us for this complimentary event, just remember to RSVP before March 4!! Read More >


2017 Alumni Achievement Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Karim Damji (MD’87) recipient of the Global Citizenship Award and Dr. Lianping Ti (PhD ’15) recipient of the Young Alumni Award at the 2017 alumni UBC Achievement Awards on November 30, 2017. Read More >


Join us! 2018 MAA Medical Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament
The UBC Medical Alumni Association will be holding its annual Medical Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament on Wed, June 20th, 2018 at University Golf Club. Registration is now OPEN! We hope to see you and your friends there! Read More >


Building the Future – Faculty of Medicine Showcase & Reception
With a total of nine exhibitors, as well as some appropriately healthy food and drinks to go with our Healthy Challenge for the day, most guests took an hour to get through the showcase and the feedback was wonderful. There was a lot of praise for the enthusiasm and knowledge of the students and residents […] Read More >


UBC Program aims to increase number of indigenous doctors
While an undergraduate at the University of British Columbia, Michael Dumont was a mentor in a program for indigenous youth that featured guest speakers, including James Andrew, aboriginal student initiatives co-ordinator at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


Meet Dr. Nadine Caron, Canada’s first female First Nations surgeon
Meet Dr. Nadine Caron, the first Indigenous woman to graduate from the University of British Columbia's medical school at the top of her class and Canada's first female First Nations general surgeon. Read More >


2016 UBC Medical Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Recap
 Presented by: On Thursday, June 16 2016, over 80 alumni, students and friends within the medical community participated in the annual UBC Medical Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament held at University Golf Course.  With on course activities, prizes and an evening reception, this was a great event for our alumni to connect and enjoy an […] Read More >


CBR Research Day
CBR Research Day took place on August 16 at UBC Point Grey Campus to celebrate the end of the CBR Summer Studentship Program, where undergraduate students undertake a summer project in a clinic or a lab under the supervision of one of the CBR PIs or postdoctoral fellows.  All program participants presented their summer work […] Read More >


Dr. Steven Narod, MD’79 wins prestigious Killam Prize for Health Sciences
Dr. Steven Narod, Women’s College Hospital senior scientist and a Tier One Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer, has been awarded the prestigious Killam Prize for Health Sciences by the Canadian Council for the Arts. Each year, the Council recognizes leading Canadian scholars who demonstrate exceptional career achievements. Read More >