Aboriginal PhD student Dustin King receives Governor General’s Gold Medal
By jwong | June 21, 2016
King received the prestigious medal in recognition of his PhD research.
New Dakelh doctors look northward
By dcc2012 | May 24, 2016
Childhood friends Nathan Teegee and Todd Alec are among nine Aboriginal MDs graduating from the Faculty of Medicine this year.
A biobank for northern B.C. takes shape
By bkladko | April 18, 2016
The project is being led by Nadine Caron, an Associate Professor of Surgery based in Prince George.
New textbook explores indigenous perspectives on health
By bkladko | September 18, 2015
The book was co-edited by Sarah de Leeuw, an Associate Professor in the Northern Medical Program and School of Population and Public Health.
Aboriginal health education hits a milestone, and gains momentum
By bkladko | July 10, 2015
The Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health receives two major gifts, just as the Faculty of Medicine hits its target for graduating Aboriginal MD students.
Two major gifts aim to grow ranks of aboriginal health providers
By bkladko | June 1, 2015
The pair of $1 million donations, from Lindsay and Elizabeth Gordon and the North family, will support UBC’s Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health.
Aboriginal MD program meets graduation goal ahead of schedule
By Kerry Blackadar | May 15, 2015
In 2002, UBC’s Aboriginal MD Admissions program set an unofficial goal of graduating 50 more Aboriginal MDs by 2020. Now, the ambitious goal has been reached five years early.
Advocating for Aboriginal health
By Kerry Blackadar | November 4, 2014
Discover how UBC family medicine residents are working alongside First Nations communities to affect change.
Contributing to the health of Aboriginal communities
By dcc2012 | October 23, 2014
Luke Hughson and his supervisor Dr. Robert Olson undertook a comprehensive retrospective chart review of all cancer cases diagnosed in Haida Gwaii.
A road less travelled
By jwong | September 4, 2014
To build a more diverse medical workforce, UBC has been encouraging youths in Aboriginal, rural and remote communities to consider careers in health.