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Improving opioid prescribing practices
December 2, 2022New study reveals discontinuing opioid therapy for pain may increase risk of overdose; suggests enhanced prescribing guidance is needed. Read More >


Next generation of faculty of medicine researchers awarded federal funding
December 2, 2022$275 million was invested in the latest cohort of scholarship and fellowship recipients. Read More >


The UBC Faculty of Medicine celebrates 20 years of midwifery education
November 30, 2022From trailblazing beginnings, the Midwifery program has grown to meet the diverse needs of pregnant people in B.C. Read More >


Alumni UBC Achievement Awards honour members of faculty of medicine community
November 28, 2022Drs. Elaine Carty, Pieter Cullis, Ruth Elwood Martin and John Spouge received awards. Read More >


Preventing overdoses for people leaving correctional centres who use stimulants
November 23, 2022Study shows people who use stimulants face an increased risk of overdose following release from correctional centres. Read More >


Tuum Est! Fall Graduation
November 23, 2022Congratulations to the Class of 2022 Read More >


UBC students create new occupational therapy role supporting children
November 23, 2022The students developed an occupational therapy position at Alderwood Family Development Centre. Read More >


Dr. Melissa Lem receives 2022 Nature Inspiration Award for park prescription program
November 22, 2022The awards recognize creative approaches to sustainability to connect Canadians with nature. Read More >


Diet and lifestyle education in a family practice clinic can benefit wellbeing
November 22, 2022Researchers at UBC’s Southern Medical Program show how primary health professionals can help improve habits. Read More >


Elaine Carty and Dr. Carol Herbert inducted into the 2023 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
November 21, 2022The recognition honours outstanding leadership and contributions to medicine and the health sciences. Read More >

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