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When maternity care providers don’t take ‘no’ for an answer
August 5, 2021The largest study of its kind in B.C. analyzed responses from people who declined a test or procedure their care provider recommended. Read More >


Beyond COVID-19: How mRNA technology could transform how we treat disease
August 4, 2021B.C. could be next hub for developing, manufacturing high-tech vaccine platform. Read More >


Clinical trial aims to improve outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer after surgery
August 4, 2021The trial will assess whether a simple blood test can detect circulating tumour DNA after surgery. Read More >


Faculty of medicine members appointed to the Order of BC
August 3, 2021Bonnie Henry, Poul Sorensen, Debra Braithwaite and James McEwen are among 16 appointees. Read More >


2021 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients
August 3, 2021This award is given to those who exemplify outstanding contributions to the Faculty in education, research and/or service in 2020. Read More >


What really goes on in a hospital emergency department
August 3, 2021Dr. Fred Voon answers key questions in his new book. Read More >


Dr. Judy Illes and Dr. Michael Kobor receive Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards
July 30, 2021The awards recognize outstanding basic science research in the areas of health and life sciences, and outstanding applied research to improve health outcomes of populations. Read More >


Virtual coaching program transforms chronic disease prevention and management
July 29, 2021HealtheSteps uses evidence-based strategies to energize rural and remote communities to live life well. Read More >


Canada needs to take a clinical look at how it supports biomedical discoveries
July 25, 2021Dr. Dermot Kelleher and Dr. David Anderson co-wrote an op-ed about the transformational change that come from biomedical discoveries in Canada. Read More >


Wildfires are here to stay. How to protect against smoky skies
July 22, 2021UBC’s Dr. Michael Brauer discusses the harmful health effects of wildfire smoke and offers advice for those most at risk—including those recovering from COVID-19. Read More >

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