Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine touches the lives of all British Columbians. The health professionals we educate provide outstanding care that improves people’s health throughout the province. Our leading researchers seek innovative ways of preventing, detecting, treating and curing illness here in BC and around the world.
 
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Projects and Success Stories:

  • Priority Project

    Integrated approaches to heart and lung care

    Integrated approaches to heart and lung care

    The body’s ability to take in air and circulate oxygen through our blood is required to sustain life. When either of these functions is hampered by inflammation, spasms or obstructions, more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    Critical Care Program Offers Life After Brain Injury

    Critical Care Program Offers Life After Brain Injury

    A physician’s ability to respond to signs of oxygen deprivation in the brain following a traumatic injury can mean the difference between death, life with a mild disability, or full more

    Research Excellence

  • Priority Project

    Support Specialized Training and Treatment for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Support Specialized Training and Treatment for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    The UBC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is improving the quality of life of women suffering from pelvic floor disorders by conducting research aimed at developing new prevention and treatment more

  • Priority Project

    Sports, Concussions and Brain Health

    Sports, Concussions and Brain Health

    Innovative Research to Help Diagnose the Long-term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries   Emerging research at UBC shows that the effects of brain injury could be more severe and longer more

  • Priority Project

    A New Learning Program to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

    A New Learning Program to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

    Each year, about 1.8 million people in North America experience traumatic brain injury (TBI), often from falls, blunt trauma, vehicle accidents, and sports related concussions. Unlike bodily more

  • Success Story

    Thank You for 25 Years of Giving to MSAC

    Thank You for 25 Years of Giving to MSAC

    As we celebrate the 25-year anniversary of the Medical Student and Alumni Centre (MSAC), we take pride in our donors who made it possible, and we reflect on the impact more

  • Priority Project

    The Canada-India Maternal-Infant Health Collaborative (CIMIHC)

    The Canada-India Maternal-Infant Health Collaborative (CIMIHC)

    Maternal-newborn health outcomes for India fall well behind benchmarks suggested by the World Health Organization, making attention to improving the health disparities both a national and more

  • Priority Project

    The Robert Dickson and Glen Kong Memorial Fund

    The Robert Dickson and Glen Kong Memorial Fund

    In honour of otolaryngologists Dr. Robert Dickson and Dr. Glen P. Kong, an award is being established in the UBC Division of Otolaryngology. After serving two years in Korea with more

    Student Learning

  • Special Appeals

    Support the UBC Sexual Medicine Program

    Support the UBC Sexual Medicine Program

    Some 370,000 adults in B.C. have very troublesome, ongoing sexual dysfunctions. Often, but not always, the context is one of chronic illness, including mood disorders, neurological disease, cancer, or more