Promoting the health of British Columbians inspires all we do in the Faculty of Medicine. Driven to provide quality health care, the Southern Medical Program trains students in the BC Interior and connects future doctors with the needs of local communities. Our collaborative partnerships with the medical community, Interior Health, private donors, and our UBC colleagues play a significant role in our program’s success. Our vision is to see our students returning to practice in communities across the BC Interior where they will enhance health care in the regions that need them the most.
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Interior Health staff, Southern Medical Program students, and UBC residents training at KGH now have the opportunity to learn how to best care for our most vulnerable, thanks to a gift from The Colin & Lois Pritchard Foundation.
Kelowna residents Colin and Lois Pritchard have long been recognized in the community for their outstanding contributions to advancing health care in the southern interior region. Today, the most recent of their foundation’s contributions was unveiled at Kelowna General Hospital. Thanks to the generosity of The Colin and Lois Pritchard Foundation, the Larissa Yarr Medical […]
The Gulu Regional Referral Hospital (GRRH), located in a resource-limited, post-conflict area of Northern Uganda, has long faced a critical staffing shortage. Since 2013, UBC’s International Health Project has offered UBC internal medicine residents clinical electives on GRRH’s medical ward. Here, UBC residents undertake short-term medical rotations to support the hospital’s limited staff more
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