Impact of Giving

Donors join together for innovation in emergency care

The UBC-Brigham and Women’s Hospital Fellowship in Emergency Medicine creates opportunities for B.C. physicians to expand their leadership abilities and innovative thinking.
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UBC program graduates Indigenous MDs to bridge health gap

UBC grad Rebekah Eatmon reflects on her journey to improve access to health care.
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Bursary smooths the path to a future in rural family medicine for UBC medical student

Cohord Mason, a third-year student in the Southern Medical Program, plans to one day set up a family medicine practice in BC’s Interior.
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First-of-its-kind imaging facility to accelerate brain research at UBC

The Charles E. Fipke Integrated Neuroimaging Suite is unique, with its PET-MRI machine dedicated solely to brain-related research.
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Psychedelics: A new frontier in addiction medicine

The philanthropic community steps up to fill a funding gap in psychedelic-assisted therapy for treating opioid and other substance use disorders.
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Professor of Cannabis Science announced to research the role of cannabis in opioid overdose treatment

Examining the potential of cannabis in addressing the opioid overdose crisis and other substance use disorders is a top priority for the first Canopy Growth Professor of Cannabis Science.
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UBC medical student uses bursary to make a big difference in small communities

Maryam Garabedian plans to use the bursary to undertake a project guided by her interests in patient and physician education, quality improvement and global health.
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The 2018 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health recipients

Five graduate students and two medical residents from the Faculty of Medicine are among nine recipients of this year’s Friedman Award for Scholars in Health.
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A father and surgeon’s legacy

After the loss of their father, Dr. Graham Clay (1931-2017), Jennifer Clay and Sarah McLeod were inspired to establish an award in the UBC Faculty of Medicine for medical students matched to a residency in surgery, as a way to memorialize their father’s enthusiasm for teaching students and advancing patient care. The future impact of […]
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