Tuum Est! Graduation 2023

This week, hundreds of new graduates — from across a wide range of Faculty of Medicine programs — will celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers as doctors, midwives, genetic counsellors and more.


Graduates at the Indigenous MD Admissions pathway graduation ceremony

We raise our hands up to the UBC Indigenous medical graduates of 2023!

This week, nine new Indigenous medical students graduated from UBC’s medical school.

Midwifery students in clinical learning

Graduating more midwives for B.C.

UBC’s midwifery program is set to expand by more than seventy per cent, increasing access to midwifery care across the province.

By the Numbers

The UBC Faculty of Medicine is training medical and health profession students to help meet the health care needs of communities across the province today and well into the future.


Average number of MD graduates each year


Indigenous medical graduates since 2004


Average number of health professional graduates each year
(Midwifery, medical laboratory science, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, genetic counselling, audiology)

Meet the Grads

By the Numbers

By training students in communities across the province, UBC students learn about the unique health care needs of diverse populations while also making deep connections in the communities in which they train – inspiring many graduates to stay and practice.


of UBC MD grads who attend UBC for postgraduate medical training stay in B.C. to practice


resident doctors who did family medicine training at UBC are now practicing in communities across the province
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of graduates from UBC’s Bachelor of Midwifery program are practicing in B.C.
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Published: May 23, 2023