Southern Medical Program
By Patty Wellborn on November 21, 2019
Ariel Smith, a Southern Medical Program student at UBC Okanagan has seen first-hand the impacts of the opioid overdose crisis on Okanagan communities.
By Christine Zeindler on September 9, 2019
UBC's Rob Shaw served up victory for Canada at the recent Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.
By Patty Wellborn on June 4, 2019
Alexander (Sandy) Wright, a newly graduated doctor from the Southern Medical Program (SMP), has seen his share of ‘firsts’ while attending UBC.
By Patty Wellborn on May 1, 2019
With a focus on inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals, the Healthcare Travelling Roadshow is visiting rural communities across BC and the Yukon.
By Nathan Skolski on April 15, 2019
Research for those living with chronic disease, physical disability and obesity is set to get a boost with the opening of two new community-focused research spaces at UBC Okanagan.
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By Patty Wellborn on October 17, 2018
A UBC medical student has helped tackle the problem of food security in a rural BC town.
By Patty Wellborn on May 30, 2018
While blueprints are essential for any construction project, a team of researchers—working hand in hand with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)—say a clear blueprint is vital when it comes to establishing sporting programs including people with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on May 23, 2018
A pilot program encouraging older adults to get walking to improve their health has revealed unexpected details to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
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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.