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Marco Marra inducted into the 2020 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
October 10, 2019He is head of the department of medical genetics and Canada Research Chair in Genome Science. Read More >


Perry Kendall appointed to the Order of Canada
October 7, 2019As B.C.’s former Provincial Health Officer he authored a report on Indigenous health. Read More >


UBC medical student Adam Ramzy receives 2019 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award
October 3, 2019As one of this year’s award recipients, he will attend the 2020 Medical Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Vancouver. Read More >


Linda Li inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
October 3, 2019She is also the Canada Research Chair in Patient-Oriented Knowledge Translation and an award-winning epidemiologist and physiotherapist. Read More >


Helping medical residents achieve their best state of wellness
September 30, 2019UBC office empowers residents to engage in taking care of their mental, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. Read More >


Poul Sorensen receives Bloom Burton Award for innovative cancer research
September 30, 2019In 1998 Sorensen’s lab discovered a gene mutation that launched a new field in cancer biology. Read More >


Dr. Rose Hatala receives Medical Council of Canada Award
September 24, 2019Dr. Rose Hatala is recognized for demonstrating sustained excellence in Canadian health care and health care research. Read More >


First-of-its-kind guideline sets out best practices for delivering injectable opioid agonist treatment
September 23, 2019The guideline provides strategies for delivering the treatment with for people with severe opioid use disorder. Read More >


Emphasizing social play in kindergarten improves academics, reduces teacher burnout
September 17, 2019The study found this approach also enhanced children’s joy in learning. Read More >


Communication at the core
September 17, 2019UBC’s School of Audiology and Speech Sciences celebrates 50 years. Read More >

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