Faculty of Medicine
By Patty Wellborn on May 3, 2018
The Healthcare Travelling Roadshow brings a multidisciplinary group of healthcare students and graduates from a number of provincial post-secondary institutions to showcase career opportunities to rural high school students.
By Christine Zeindler on April 26, 2018
About four per cent of Canadian children are living with a disability and their level of physical activity has been unknown, until now.
By Patty Wellborn on February 8, 2018
A new online resource has brought the faces and names of the Okanagan’s colourful and vibrant history into the 21st century.
By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2017
A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software created for seniors has shown promising results and led to improvements in the program.
By Patty Wellborn on August 10, 2017
New UBC research shows that telemedicine dramatically improves access to quality medical care in small and rural BC communities—while saving time, money and travel risk for patients.
By Patty Wellborn on May 18, 2017
A diverse group of university students from across BC and Canada recently spent a week in rural BC to inspire high school students to pursue future careers in healthcare.
By Matthew Grant on December 15, 2016
The number of breast cancer patients that have to be reoperated on in Canada is too high and impacts patient well-being and health care costs, according to UBC research.
By Patty Wellborn on October 19, 2016
The human being’s most critical organ, the brain, is the topic of this year’s Mini-Med series.
By Matthew Grant on September 1, 2016
A UBC invention has made it possible for doctors to vastly improve their bypass surgery techniques without relying on animals.