Get Involved


Interested in getting involved as an instructor, teacher or clinical faculty member?  Find out more on the Faculty’s Career Opportunities page.


1. Mentor Medical Students–in Prince George, Victoria or Vancouver-Fraser
Work-life balance is one of the hardest things to achieve in our work-driven world. As a practicing professional, you have insights to offer, a special interest – running, reading, music, the environment? – to share with like-minded med students. Click [ here ] for more about the mentoring program.

2. Share
There are dozens of student clubs looking for professional and personal expertise in dozens of areas. You’re bound to find at least one – and probably more than one – that’s a match. Click [ here ] and scroll down – the list is on the right.
Are you in Victoria or Prince George? No worries, you can participate by video conference.

3. Various Locations Around the World
UBC Bound is a special event for students attending UBC for the first time and an opportunity for them to meet professionals practicing in their home town who are also grads of the Faculty of Medicine program they are about to begin. All you have to do is come to the schedule UBC Alumni Affairs party and chat. For dates and locations, please visit the UBC Bound website.


Your classmates are just like you—highly-accomplished members of the community. Everyone should know how great they are—and you can make sure they do.

Have a look at the awards below. They’re open to alumni from all Faculty of Medicine programs—you’re bound to find one that fits someone you know!

British Columbia Medical Association Excellence in Health Promotion Awards

Recognize the special efforts of individuals, local organizations, and companies working to improve the health and safety of British Columbians.  Click [ here  ] for more information.

BC Health Association Legacy Award

for an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the development of health policy, health leadership or health care governance province-wide.  UBC faculty, staff and students and/or an individual or group independent of UBC may be nominated.

Find out more information [ here ]

John F. McCreary Prize

Developed to recognize and promote inter-professional teamwork in the health and human services professions.

Click [here] for more information

Medical Alumni Association Awards

There are awards presented at the Medical Alumni Association’s Annual General Meeting which is held in May of each year at the William A. Webber Medical Student and Alumni Centre.

Find out more about these awards, including how to nominate a classmate or colleague, [here].

UBC Alumni Achievement Awards

Your alma mater holds a gala event in the Fall of each year to celebrate the achievements of your fellow UBC graduates.

Learn more about the UBC Alumni Association’s awards and read up on previous year’s recipients [ here ].

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The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

The Canadian Medical Hall of the Fame laureates are Canadian physicians, medical scientists, health care professionals and citizens who have made outstanding contributions to medicine and the health sciences.  Awards may be bestowed for a single meritorius contribution or a lifetime of superior accomplishments.

Categories:  Applied Research, Basic Research, Builder and Clinical Care.

Click [ here ] for more information.

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Since 1984, this prestigious award program honours, encourages and recognizes women whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the health and future of the community. The Awards also honour businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs of their employees.

Categories:  Arts, Culture & Design; Business & the Professions; Community Building; Education, Training & Development; Entrepreneurship & Innovation; Health & Active Living; Innovative Workplace; Non-Profit & Public Service; Technology, Science & Industry; Young Woman of Distinction

Click [ here ] for more information.

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