Impact of Giving

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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Youth living well with Bipolar Disorder

Once Amir was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he was eager to understand this brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy and activity levels. He didn’t need to look any further than Vancouver to find Dr. Erin Michalak, network leader of CREST.BD, a team that studies psychosocial issues in bipolar disorder with youth ages […]
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A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science

The Chan Gunn Pavilion will house physicians and physical therapists who treat up to 3,500 patients a month.
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UBC expands research into healthy aging with $24 million gift

The donation from Edwin S.H. Leong is the largest gift that the Faculty of Medicine has ever received from an individual.
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Bursary fosters family connections

The Doctors of BC bursary has allowed dermatology resident, Lisa Flegel to stay in touch with her family and find a work-life balance.
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Big-city vision with small-town heart

Third-year UBC medical student Michael Gallea is one of 125 medical students to receive a bursary to support his journey in medicine.
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$6-million donation creates UBC’s largest endowed scholarship

The gift from the late Sydney Friedman and Constance Livingtsone-Friedman supports travel by graduate and medical students in the health sciences.
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