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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 >


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 >


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 >


MSAC IMP Opening Celebration
The Island Medical Program opened its doors to its own Medical Student and Alumni Centre on January 30. Located on the 2nd floor of the Coronation Annex at Royal Jubilee Hospital, students and alumni finally have a space to call their own. Read More >


Secrets to success
Discover what physician leaders have to say about finding balance in their personal and professional lives. Read More >


Welcome Dean Dermot Kelleher
September 1, 2015 UBC welcomes Dermot Kelleher today as the ninth Dean of the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Kelleher brings significant experience and is recognized internationally for innovation in academic health leadership and administration, clinical care, research and education. He joins UBC from his most recent appointment as Vice-President Health and Dean of the […] Read More >