Impact of Giving

Changing hearts to co-create spaces of belonging

Laura Yvonne Bulk, PhD’21, MOT’14 has received many accolades for her research, teaching and advocacy to improve the lives of people with disabilities, but the Tom Henrik Walter Occupational Therapy Award still holds a special place in her heart.
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Care and generosity span generations

When Anthony Hinde found out he was awarded the Emily Ling Scholarship in Medicine, it made his day. As did the opportunity to connect with the donor over Zoom.
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UBC partners with ALS Society of British Columbia to accelerate life-changing research

Thanks to a gift of $5.3 million from the ALS Society of British Columbia, UBC is establishing an endowed professorship in ALS research.
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The ripple effect of celebrating clinical teaching

In a fast-paced clinical workplace, the best teaching and learning happens in the moment, when physicians, residents and medical students care for patients together.
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Palliative care enriched through art and community

After Kimberley Thomas relocated with her family to Calgary, Alberta from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe when she was a young child, her parents worked multiple jobs with the hope of one day supporting their three daughters through university.
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Award encourages cross-cultural medicine

Jacky Tang is eager to merge his passions for problem solving and connecting with patients when he starts the internal medicine residency program at UBC this summer—an opportunity he links to recognition he received from the Chinese Canadian Medical Society of British Columbia (CCMSBC).
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Translating discovery to transform health: Untold stories from medical research

Hear from UBC experts Dr. Pieter Cullis, Dr. Megan Levings and Dr. Sriram Subramaniam as they share insights from their own experiences bringing discoveries into the healthcare system, and perspectives on how to integrate academic research and the biotech industry in B.C. to accelerate health innovation.
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In pursuit of equity and access to healthcare in rural, remote and Indigenous communities

Dr. Pawlovich discusses his aspirations for expanding equity and access to healthcare for British Columbians living in rural and remote areas by leveraging technology in new ways, enhancing support for healthcare providers, and creating new opportunities for medical trainees to learn and experience life and professional practice in these communities.
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UBC, BCCSU partner with Shoppers Drug Mart to improve addiction treatment and care

Shoppers Drug Mart is supporting pharmacist training and education led by the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) to improve addiction treatment and care for all Canadians.
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UBC researchers drive innovation in care for patients with COVID-19

When COVID-19 emerged in British Columbia, UBC researchers knew right away they needed to learn from patients to better understand this novel disease and improve care.
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