Please note that the gym at the MSAC in Vancouver remains closed until further notice. When the status of the gym changes, a notice will be sent to all Medical students and UBC MAA members. Thank you for your continued understanding.
The Medical Student & Alumni Centre (MSAC) Vancouver is a UBC Faculty of Medicine social and recreational facility located on the northeast corner of 12th Avenue and Heather Street in Vancouver, BC.
Hardwick Hall is the centre’s largest meeting room. It is just under 1000 square feet with 25-foot ceilings, skylights, and French doors opening into the courtyard. It is equipped with a fireplace, piano, and stereo, and is videoconference capable.
Capacity: 60 seated at tables, 60 theatre seating, 100 reception
Latham Hall North contains Wolf’s Bar, named after Wolfgang Felix, engineer for the UBC Faculty of Medicine, who was instrumental in MSAC’s design and construction. Latham Hall South has tables and chairs, and is equipped with videoconference equipment.
Capacity: 32 seated at tables, 45 theatre seating, 80 reception
MSAC’s Alumni Room contains the photos of every MD graduating class at UBC – from 1954 to 2017 and photos of the current and past MAA Presidents. This room is equipped with couches, a boardroom table, chairs, and a videoconference unit
Capacity: 12 seated around the table, 25 theatre seating, 30 reception
Medical students, resident members, alumni, and faculty members are fortunate to have excellent gym facilities at MSAC, open 24 hours/day. The UBC Medical Undergraduate Society buys and maintains equipment for the MSAC gym.
The Studio (formerly the MSAC VC Room)
This room is most frequently used as a dance and music studio. The room also houses communication equipment for multi-site videoconference sessions.
Capacity: 45 seated at tables, 45 theatre seating, 60 reception
Heritage Time Capsules
MSAC houses a set of Heritage Time Capsules, one for each UBC Faculty of Medicine graduating class. Historical documents and mementos from each class are stored for viewing at UBC Medicine class reunions. If medical alumni have historical items from days in medical school to add to the Time Capsule, please contact the Alumni Engagement Office at 604-875-4111 ext 62032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Computer Room contains computers, a printer, and a scanner that students can access 24/7. The room also holds a cabinet donated by the Doctors of BC, that contains trophies and sports awards given to medical students, such as the Webber Boot, the Lauener Sock, the Gold Puck, and Platinum Puck.
Named after the medical student publication, the UBC Medical Journal, this is a small meeting room.
Capacity: 6 seated around the table
The Music Room is perfect for small meetings and music rehearsals. It is equipped with a piano, chairs, and a sofa.
Capacity: 6 seated around the table, 15 for a music rehearsal